Robert Diab

Topic summaries

Section 8 video

Summaries of Criminal & Constitutional Law

  • A repository of topic summaries for the fall and winter terms of 1st year criminal law, including Charter rights (search, detention/arrest, counsel), confessions, substantive law, and sentencing.
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    • Intro to section 8
    • Everything you wanted to know about section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (guaranteeing "a right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure") in 12 minutes!
    • Intro to Hearsay
    • The intro lecture on hearsay I made during the Covid lockdown that still offers a good summary of the topic and seminal early cases.