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Please be aware that all commentary in my blog is designed to promote discourse on a variety of topics.  Though I certainly do some research on the topics discussed and often offer my "two-cents", please keep in mind that nothing I say in this blog is meant to be taken as authoritative on any subject.  My comments are really just me exercising my freedom of expression for the purpose of offering some insight on topics related to the practice of criminal law. As with all topics of discussion, it is important for you to be critical.  If you need a defence lawyer, please call 403.452.8018 for a free telephone consultation or consult with an experienced Calgary criminal lawyer. Happy reading!  Happy watching!

The Truth about SafeRoads

The truth about SafeRoads is that to ensure its legitimacy as an administrative law process, fact finding must honour the truth.

SafeRoads Alberta: Closed for the Holidays

saferoads closed for the holidays No new business, only open for three weeks, could could close for an extended holiday -- that is, unless it's funded by the taxpayer.

YouTube Alert: Visible Trauma

no visible trauma In July 2020 the CBC aired a documentary titled “Above the Law” by filmmakers Marc Serpa Francoeur and Robinder Uppal of Lost Time Media.   https://calgary-law.

The Swing-Hook-Weapon Justification

lucky to be alive This video from which this still was captured is hard to watch; really hard to watch.   https://www. cbc. ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-police-alex-dunn-assault-trial-video-1.

Did they sell us a Rusted Ol'Jalopy?

Did they sell us a Rusted Ol'Jalopy? On August 1st, 2019 I responded to a CBC article titled “Hundreds of Calgarians charged with crimes walk free due to a lack of…