Breach Of Trust In Relation To Professional Colleges and Regulators

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, General

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Edward Prutschi, Criminal Lawyer with Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman of Toronto, discusses breach of trust in relation to professional colleges and regulators. Another aspect to the breach of trust scenario is the resulting disciplinary action imposed by the colleges and regulatory committees that oversee various professionals, such as lawyers, accountants, investment advisors, teachers, and so […]

Difficulty in Charges Being Dropped in Breach of Trust Cases

November 22, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, General

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Edward Prutschi, Criminal Lawyer with Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman of Toronto, discusses the difficulty of trying to get a criminal charge dropped if the complainant wants to change his or her decision. Let’s take an example of a company accusing an employee of fraud and breach of trust. If the company is considering laying a […]

How An Experienced Lawyer Deals With Criminal Charges Under The Youth Criminal Justice Act

October 12, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, General, Young Offenders

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Edward Prutschi, Criminal Lawyer with Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman of Toronto, explains how his firm deals with criminal charges under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. My starting point is to take a look at whether or not the Crown can actually prove the charge or whether not the person is actually guilty of having done […]

Discussion of the Youth Criminal Justice Act

September 16, 2011 by  
Category: General, Young Offenders

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Edward Prutschi, Criminal Lawyer with Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman of Toronto, discusses the Youth Criminal Justice Act. In the past, there was a broad perception that the Young Offenders Act, which preceded the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), was not serving to combat youth crime in any meaningful way. The perception was that our response […]

What Is The Purpose Of Preliminary Inquiries And Discoveries?

May 25, 2011 by  
Category: General

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If a person is having a Superior Court trial, another option that becomes available is the preliminary inquiry or discovery. These are disclosure-related hearings that occur when a trial is going to the Superior Court of Justice. At these hearings, the Crown Attorney presents the evidence that has been gathered to support the charge that […]

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