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Interventions

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association with the pro-bono support of its membership intervene on significant criminal law cases at the Supreme Court of Canada. Recent Significant cases:

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta v. Board of Governors of the University of Calgary  (File No. 36460) – April 1, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36460/FM030_Intervener_Crimnal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Brian Gover, Justin Safayeni, Carlo Di Carlo

R. v. Anthony Cook (File No. 36410) – October 24, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36410/FM040_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.PDF
Joseph Di Luca, Erin Dann

R. v. Villaroman (File No. 36435 – July 29, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36435/FM040_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Sharon Lavine, Naomi Lutes

R. V. K.R.J. (File No 36200) – July 21, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36200/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Mathew Gourlay

R. v. Williamson (File No. 36112) – July 8, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36112/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Frank Addario, Erin Dann

R. v. Jordan (File Noy. 36068)
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36068/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Frank Addario, Erin Dann

R. V. Saeed (File No. 36328) – June 23, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/case-dossier/info/dock-regi-eng.aspx?cas=36328
Howard Krongold, Vanessa MacDonnell

Canada (Attorney General) v. Chambre des notaires du Québec  (File No. 35892)  – June 3, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35892/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Brian Gover, Justin Safayeni, Carlo Di Carlo

Canada (National Revenue) v. Thompson (File No. 35590) ­– June 3, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35590/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association.pdf
Michal Fairburn, Carlo Di Carlo

World Bank Group v. Wallace (File No. 36315) – April 29, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36315/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Law-Association-Ontario.PDF
Scott Hutchison, Samuel Walker

R. v. Lloyd (File No. 35982) – April 15, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35982/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Dirk Derstine, Janani Shanmuganathan

R. v. Safarzadeh-Markhali (File No. 36162) ­– April 15, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36162/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Russell Silverstein, Ingrid Grant

R. v. Borowiec (File No. 36585) – March 24, 2016
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36585/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Jonathan Dawe, Michael Dineen

M.M. v. United States of America (file No. 35838) ­– December 11, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35838/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.PDF
John Norris

Goodwin v. British Columbia (Superintendent of Motor Vehicles) (File No. 35864)  – October 16, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35864/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Jonathan Rosenthal

R. v. Smith (File No. 36059) – June 11, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/36059/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Gerald Chan and Nader Hasan

R. v. Tatton (File No. 35866) – June 4, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35866/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-Ontario.pdf
Anil Kapoor and Linday Trevelyan

R. v. St-Cloud (File No. 35626) – May 15, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35626/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association.pdf
John Norris and Christine Mainville

Henry v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 24 (File No. 35745) – May 1, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35745/FM150_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Richard Macklin, Breese Davies and Neil Wilson

White Burgess Langille Inman v. Abbott and Haliburton Co., 2015 SCC 23 (File No. 35492) – April 30, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35492/FM010_Appellants_White-Burgess-Langille-Inman-et-al.pdf
Marie Henein and Matthew Gourlay

Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2015 SCC 7 (File No. 35399) – February 13, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35399/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-(Ontario).pdf
Michal Fairburn and Justin Safayeni

Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5 (File No. 35591) – February 6, 2015
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35591/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Marlys Edwardh and Daniel Sheppard

R. v. Fearon, 2014 SCC 77 (File No. 35298) – December 11, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35298/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Susan Chapman

R. v. Goodwin (File No. 35864) – November 27, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35864/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Jonathan Rosenthal and Michael Lacy

M.M. v. Minister of Justice Canada on behalf of the United States of America (File No. 35838) – October 23, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35838/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.PDF
John Norris

R. v. Conception, 2014 SCC 60 (File No. 34930) – October 3, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/34930/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Jill Presser, Anita Szigeti, Joanna Weiss and Bernadette Saad

R. v. Hart, 2014 SCC 52 (File No. 35049) – July 31, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35049/FM090_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Phil Campbell and Jonathan Dawe

R. v. Sipos, 2014 SCC 47 (File No. 35310) – July 10, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35310/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Nader Hasan and Gerald Chan

R. v. Quesnelle, 2014 SCC 46 (File No. 35390) – July 9, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35390/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Jonathan Dawe and Michael Dineen

R. v. Spencer, 2014 SCC 43 (File No. 34644) – June 13, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/34644/FM070_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Jill Presser and Jonathan Dawe

Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) v. Harkat, 2014 SCC 37 (File No. 34884) – May 14, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/34884/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association-Ontario.pdf
Breese Davies and Erin Dann

R. v. Summers, 2014 SCC 26 (File No. 35339) – April 11, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35339/FM030_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association-of-Ontario.pdf
Russell Silverstein and Ingrid Grant

R. v. Carvery, 2014 SCC 27 (File No. 35115) – April 11, 2014
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/13587/1/document.do
Russell Silverstein and Ingrid Grant

Minister of National Revenue v. Duncan Thompson (File No. 35590) – March 13, 2014
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/35590/FM050_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers’-Association.pdf
Michael Fairburn and Carlo Di Carlo

Wood v. Schaeffer, 2013 3 SCR 1053, 2013 SCC 71 (File No. 34621) – December 19, 2013
http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/34621/FM060_Intervener_Criminal-Lawyers-Association.pdf
Howard Krongold

R v. Vu, 2013 SCC 60 (File No. 34687) – November 7, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/13327/1/document.do
Paul J.I. Alexander

R. v. Youvarajah, 2013 SCC 41 (File No. 34732) – July 25, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/13185/1/document.do

R. v. Levkovic, 2013 SCC 25 (File No. 34229) – May 3, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/13031/1/document.do
Marie Henein and Danielle Robitaille

Penner v. Niagara (Regional Police Services Board), 2013 SCC 19 (File No. 33959) – April 5, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12962/1/document.do
Louis Sokolov and Daniel Iny

R. v. Pham, 2013 SCC 15 (File No. 34897) – March 14, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12904/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Apple Newton-Smith

R. v. Named Person B, 2013 SCC 9 (File No. 34053) – February 22, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12864/1/document.do
Anil K. Kapoor and Lindsay L. Daviau

R. v. Ryan, 2013 SCC 3 (File No. 34272) – January 18, 2013
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12807/1/document.do
Susan M. Chapman and Howard Krongold

R. v. Davey, 2012 SCC 75 (File No. 34179) – December 21, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12780/1/document.do
Anthony Moustacalis and Peter Thorning

R. v. Emms, 2012 SCC 74 (File No. 34087) – December 21, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12781/1/document.do
Anthony Moustacalis and Peter Thorning

R. v. Yumnu, 2012 SCC 73 (File No. 34090, 34091, 34340) – December 21, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12782/1/document.do
Anthony Moustacalis and Peter Thorning

R. v. N.S., 2012 SCC 72 (File No. 33989) – December 20, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12779/1/document.do
Frank Addario and Emma Phillips

R v. Nedelcu, 2012 SCC 59 (File No. 34228) – November 7, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12678/1/document.do
Scott C. Hutchison and Edward Marrocco

R. v. St-Onge Lamoureux, 2012 SCC 57 (File No. 33970) – November 2, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12655/1/document.do
Patrick Ducharme and Paul Burstein

R. v. Cole, 2012 SCC 53 (File No. 34268) – October 19, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/12615/1/document.do
Jonathan Dawe and Michael Dineen

R. v. Prokofiew, 2012 SCC 49 (File No. 33754) – October 12, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/10011/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Lucy Saunders

R. v. D.C., 2012 SCC 48 (File No. 34094) – October 5, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/10010/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Candice Suter

R. v. Mabior, 2012 SCC 47 (File No. 33976) – October 5, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/10008/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Candice Suter

R. v. Walle, 2012 SCC 41 (File No. 34080) – July 27, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/10002/1/document.do

R. v. Tse, 2012 SCC 16 (File No. 33751) – April 13, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/8002/1/document.do
Joseph S. Wilkinson and Fredrick Schumann

R. v. D.A.I., 2012 SCC 5 (File No. 33657) – February 10, 2012
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7990/1/document.do
Joseph Di Luca and Erin Dann

R. v. Barros, 2011 SCC 51 (File No. 33727) – October 26, 2011
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7967/1/document.do
Susan M. Chapman and Jennifer Micallef

R. v. Côté, 2011 SCC 46 (File No. 33645) – October 14, 2011
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7962/1/document.do

R v. Nixon, 2011 SCC 34 (File No. 33476) – June 24, 2011
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7949/1/document.do
Marie Henein, Matthew Gourlay and Lou Strezos

R. v. Campbell, 2011 SCC 32 (File No. 33916) – June 23, 2011
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7946/1/document.do

R. v. Willier, 2010 SCC 37 (File No. 32769) – October 8, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7879/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Candice Suter

R. v. Sinclair, 2010 SCC 35 (File No. 32537) – October 8, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7877/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Candice Suter

R. v. McCrimmon, 2010 SCC 36 (File No. 32969) – October 8, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7878/1/document.do
P. Andras Schreck and Candice Suter

Vancouver (City) v. Ward, 2010 SCC 27 (File No. 33089) – July 23, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7868/1/document.do
Sean Dewart and Tim Gleason

R. v. Conway, 2010 SCC 22 (File No. 32662) – June 11, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7863/1/document.do
Cheryl Milne

R. v. Cunningham, 2010 SCC 10 (File No. 32760) – March 26, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7849/1/document.do
Scott C. Hutchison and Andrea Gonsalves

R. v. Nasogaluak, 2010 SCC 6 (File No. 32423) – February 19, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7845/1/document.do
Clayton Ruby and Gerald Chan

Canada (Prime Minister) v. Khadr, 2010 SCC 3 (File No. 33289) – January 29, 2010
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7842/1/document.do
Brian H. Greenspan

R. v. Basi, 2009 SCC 52 (File No. 32719) – November 19, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7828/1/document.do
Anil K. Kapoor and Lindsay Daviau

Miazga v. Kvello Estate, 2009 SCC 51 (File No. 32208) – November 6, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7827/1/document.do
Sean Dewart

R. v. Grant, 2009 SCC 32 (File No. 31892) – July 17, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7799/1/document.do
Marlys A. Edwardh and Jessica R. Orkin

R. v. Suberu, 2009 SCC 33 (File No. 31912) – July 17, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7800/1/document.do
Frank Addario and Colleen Bauman

R. v. Shepherd, 2009 SCC 35 (File No. 32037) – July 17, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7802/1/document.do
Marlys A. Edwardh and Jessica R. Orkin

R. v. Harrison, 2009 SCC 34 (File No. 32487) – July 17, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7801/1/document.do
Scott K. Fenton

R. v. Craig, 2009 SCC 23 (File No. 32102) – May 29, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/6970/1/document.do
Louis P. Strezos and Brennagh Smith

Chatterjee v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2009 SCC 19 (File No. 32204) – April 17, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7612/1/document.do
Paul Burstein and Louis P. Strezos

R. v. Patrick, 2009 SCC 17 (File No. 32354) – April 9, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/7611/1/document.do
Constance Baran-Gerez

R. v. Khela, 2009 SCC 4 (File No. 31933 & 32325) – January 22, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/6867/1/document.do
Donald B. Bayne and Norman D. Boxall

R. v. Smith, 2009 SCC 5 (File No. 32323 & 31980) – January 22, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/6630/1/document.do
Donald B. Bayne and Norman D. Boxall

R. v. McNeil, 2009 SCC 3 (File No. 31852) – January 16, 2009
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/6614/1/document.do
David M. Porter and Christopher A. Wayland

Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), [2008] 2 S.C.R. 326 (File No. 31597) – June 26, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/5482/1/document.do
Russell S. Silverstein

Canada (Justice) v. Khadr, [2008] 2 S.C.R. 125 (File No. 32147) – May 23, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/4638/1/document.do
John Norris and Brydie C.M. Bethell

Canada (Justice) v. Khadr, [2008] 2 S.C.R. 143 (File No. 32147) – May 23, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/6237/1/document.do

R. v. Kang-Brown, [2008] 1 S.C.R. 456 (File No. 31598) – April 25, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/4627/1/document.do
Frank Addario and Emma Phillips

R. v. A.M., [2008] 1 S.C.R. 569 (File No. 31496) – April 25, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/4628/1/document.do
Frank Addario and Emma Phillips

MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CANADA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DIRECTOR OF THE CANADIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE and COMMISSIONER OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE v. OMAR AHMED KHADR (File No. 32147) – March 20, 2008
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2411/1/document.do

R. v. Singh, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 405 (File No. 31558) – November 1, 2007
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2390/1/document.do
Timothy E. Breen

Hill v. Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Police Services Board, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 129 (File No. 31227) – October 4, 2007
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2382/1/document.do
Mark J. Sandler and Joseph Di Luca

R. v. Clayton, [2007] 2 S.C.R. 725 (File No. 30943) – July 6, 2007
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2372/1/document.do
Frank Addario and Jonathan Dawe

Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), [2007] 1 S.C.R. 350 (File No. 30762, 30929 & 31178) – February 23, 2007
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2345/1/document.do
Michael Code

R. v. Khelawon, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 787 (File No. 30857) – December 14, 2006
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2332/1/document.do
Louis P. Strezos and Joseph Di Luca

R. v. Krieger, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 501 (File No. 30950) – October 26, 2006
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2321/1/document.do

R. v. Shoker, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 399 (File No. 30779) – October 13, 2006
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2318/1/document.do
James Stribopoulos and Sarah Loosemore

R. v. Pires; R. v. Lising, [2005] 3 S.C.R. 343 (File No. 30151 & 30240) – November 17, 2005
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2248/1/document.do
Michael Code

R. v. Turcotte, [2005] 2 S.C.R. 519 (File No. 30349) – September 30, 2005
http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/2283/1/document.do
Ian R. Smith