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A man was acquitted of charges after being accused of fraud and false pretences in a business deal involving about $1.7 million from a major Canadian bank, says Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman .
While new drug-screening devices to test drivers during roadside traffic stops may work well from the standpoint of law enforcement, more needs to be done to prove their forensic reliability, Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman tells The Lawyer’s Daily.
While there are several compelling arguments in favour of legalizing marijuana, this shift in drug policy also ushers in a number of challenges, particularly those related to highway safety, Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman writes in The Lawyer’s Daily.
By Jacob Stilman . If you are in charge of the control room at a nuclear power plant and suddenly half the console lights up with flashing red lights, is the appropriate response to unscrew the bulbs and keep on running the reactors?
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A Toronto man has been acquitted of all charges after he was accused of being one of several individuals behind an alleged US$650-million fraud against a major Canadian bank, says his counsel, Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman.
By Jacob Stilman . The tragic and horrific events which have just unfolded in Quebec City, wherein a man fatally shot six and injured many more Muslim worshippers at a mosque, raise a number of intriguing legal issues.
Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman says the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) has vindicated a woman he represented at trial, acquitting her of all drug charges after it agreed the lower-court judge failed to provide the jury with the tools it needed to reach a proper verdict. Toronto Sun
Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman has moved to a new office that is comfortable and inviting, as well as well-situated to attract walk-in clients.
TORONTO — Ontario’s Liberal government is facing another criminal investigation after a wind power company complained to police about the alleged destruction of documents in a lawsuit it filed against the province.
By Jacob Stilman . Social media and smartphone technology have resulted in the rapid public dissemination of incidents of police misconduct and other law enforcement-related abuses.
By Jacob Stilman . A recent decision by Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General to not proceed with a Dangerous or Long-Term Offender application against a high-profile sex offender will probably come as a surprise to much of the public.
Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman says the Liberal government’s decision to abandon Ottawa’s legal pursuit of a ban on niqabs at citizenship swearing-in ceremonies is an indication that the new administration will be more respectful of Charter values.
Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman is among those defence counsel taking issue with the way the Ontario Judicial Council hasn’t made public more details about a complaint against a judge, says Law Times .
By Jacob Stilman . A recent decision of the Superior Court of Ontario has thrown some much needed cold water on the Attorney General’s increasing abuse of the Civil Remedies Act, a particularly nasty piece of legislation that has bestowed broad powers upon the government to seize real property and chattels from individuals who are suspected of criminal activity.