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Welcome!

Welcome!

Thanks for visiting my new site and blog at toews.work! I operate a service dedicated to providing businesses of all kinds, but especially law and other professional firms, with superb web copy and content. A Little About Me I suppose I’ll introduce myself...
How to Negotiate Bail in Minutes

How to Negotiate Bail in Minutes

Even though they teach negotiation in most law schools, my experience as a Crown Attorney suggests that some lawyers throw these lessons out the window the moment they pass the bar. I spent most of my time as a Crown not being negotiated with as much as being...
Do (Just One) Right Thing

Do (Just One) Right Thing

In the last few weeks, we’ve seen an explosion in calls for criminal justice reform, particularly with respect to the police. Almost without exception, these calls for reform have been outward-looking. In other words, people, especially lawyers, are calling for other...
A Huge Problem With A Great Case: R. v. Friesen

A Huge Problem With A Great Case: R. v. Friesen

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v Friesen 2020 SCC 9 is long overdue. The frank recognition that Canadian sentences for sexual assaults, especially against children, are too lenient is a welcome and necessary development in Canadian criminal law. It also...
We Should Listen To The R v Sullivan Reaction

We Should Listen To The R v Sullivan Reaction

R v Sullivan 2020 ONCA 333 has been released and the Twitter verdicts are in. They are as follows: The ONCA has decided that Sullivan is mostly not guilty and that Chan gets a new trial.The public has decided that the ONCA is a bunch of rape apologists.The Canadian...