The Top Five 2009: R. v. Harrison
Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting.
R. v. Harrison, 2009 SCC 34
In a decision rendered concurrently with R. v. Grant, 2009 SCC 32, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) applied the new analysis for excluding evidence under s. 24(2) of the Charter to determine if evidence of cocaine trafficking should be excluded. The full decision is available here.