January 7, 2021

Some unsolicited advice for the incoming Chief of the Defence Staff …

Some unsolicited advice for the incoming Chief of the Defence Staff …   Admiral McDonald: First, let me again congratulate you on being named the 18th […]
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 […]
September 26, 2020
Criminal Law Case

Military Judicial Independence: I have heard of orders, and rumours of orders …

Military Judicial Independence: I have heard of orders, and rumours of orders … It appears that the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) has, in fact, […]