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November 18, 2020

Defence Administrative Order and Directive 9005-1 – Sexual Misconduct Response

Defence Administrative Order and Directive 9005-1 – Sexual Misconduct Response On 18 November 2020, the Canadian Forces quietly cancelled Defence Administrative Order and Directive (DAOD) 5019-5 […]
November 13, 2020

R v Christmas – Beware the Ghosts of Judgments Past

R v Christmas – Beware the Ghosts of Judgments Past       On 10 November 2020, in his decision in R v Christmas,  the Deputy Chief Military […]
October 27, 2020
Criminal Law Case

R v MacPherson et. al.: Judicial Independence Redux

R v MacPherson et. al.: Judicial Independence Redux On 15 September 2020, the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) ‘suspended’ his CDS Designation Order, 2 Oct […]
October 13, 2020

Discretion is the Better Part of (Valour) Statutory Decision-Making – Part II

Discretion is the Better Part of Valour Statutory Decision-Making Part II – Discretion and the Code of Service Discipline   In Part I we examined the […]