Dino Bottos, an Edmonton-based criminal defence lawyer, says that a lack of appreciation of the Charter may be in part because it has been in place for less than four decades.
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Police must remain objective and impartial. They must be open to innocent explanations in regards to a particular suspect. An officer who begins from the presumption that a criminal suspect is a “maggot” may have lost objectivity.
Writing in the Law Times on the recent Supreme Court of Canada hearing for R v Barton, Matthew Gourlay of Henein Hutchison LLP says the following: "Overturning the Court of Appeal and reinstating Barton’s acquittal would be politically unpopular. This will be a crucial test of the Supreme Court’s institutional integrity — one that we should all hope it does not fail to meet."
On July 18, Austin Corbett appeared on CBC Radio's Edmonton AM. He discussed the recent case of youth vandalism in the west end.
Bottos Law Group is pleased to report that the first-degree murder charges against Mr. Philip Vanderwell were stayed by the Crown Prosecutors office, as there was "no reasonable likelihood of conviction" as reported in the Edmonton Journal on July 30, 2018. Mr. Vanderwell was represented by Dino Bottos.
The Supreme Court of Canada today released their decision in R v Suter.
Bottos Law Group today filed the Defence/Appellant Factum in the Supreme Court of Canada Appeal of R v Barton.
Bottos Law Group is proud to announce that Dino Bottos and associate counsel Peter Sankoff have been nominated for the Canadian Lawyer Magazine's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers.
Bottos Law Group was proud to play an integral role by sponsoring Marie Henein's speech for the Edmonton Public Library Forward Thinking Speakers Series.
Bottos Law Group wishes to extend its congratulations to the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law's Gale Cup moot team, which recently won the 2018 Gale Cup mooting competition in Toronto.
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On Oct. 11, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal of R v Suter. Present were several members of the firm.