Osgoode's Annual Constitutional Cases Conference


Constitutional Cases (Pt 4) | Police Powers and the Exclusion of Evidence (Panel B)


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The 26th iteration of the Constitutional Cases conference was held on Friday, April 14, 2023. Osgoode Hall Law School’s Annual Constitutional Cases Conference, recognized as the leading constitutional law conference in Canada, brings together many highly respected constitutional scholars, lawyers, students, and experts for an insightful and practical analysis of the Supreme Court’s significant constitutional judgments of the past year.

Panel B | Police Powers and the Exclusion of Evidence This panel will turn to the next chapter in the story of the Court wrestling with police powers and the scope and enforcement of legal rights in Canada. Panelists will discuss the right to counsel (Lafrance and Dussault), search incident to arrest (Stairs), and the “fresh start doctrine” developed within s. 24(2) (Beaver).


00:02:10 Professor Danardo Jones, UWindsor Faculty of Law

00:17:00 Professor Amar Khoday, UManitoba Faculty of Law

00:33:49 Chris Rudnicki, Defence Counsel, Rudnicki Law

Chair: Jill Witkin, Crown Law Office – Criminal and Chair, Sexual Violence Advisory Group