Ineffective Counsel (Cases)

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Incompetent Counsel

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Case Name Result Summary
R v Benham,
2013 BCCA 276 (CanLII)
denied failure to advise the accused to testify, failure to call certain witnesses
R v Lovas,
2013 ONSC 1932 (CanLII)
denied
R v Eroma,
2013 ONCA 194 (CanLII)
granted lawyer did not permit accused to chose whether to testify.
R v Travis
2012 ABQB 629 (CanLII)
denied failed to call witnesses or request further disclosure
R v Aulakh
2012 BCCA 340 (CanLII)
denied allege defence failed on a number of points
R v G.M.
2012 NLCA 47 (CanLII)
granted defence failed to call evidence attacking credibility of crown witness
R v Downing
2012 ABQB 287 (CanLII)
denied
R v Ross
2012 NSCA 56 (CanLII)
granted trial counsel did not call any evidence or cross-examine on sexual interference case where defence was an honest mistaken belief of age
R v O'Keefe (No. 2)
2012 NLCA 25 (CanLII)
denied claimed counsel failed to call witnesses, raise charter issues, make requested election
R v Fraser
2011 NSCA 70 (CanLII)
granted new trial ordered
R v Hobbs
2010 NSCA 53 (CanLII)
denied
R v MB
2009 ONCA 524 (CanLII)
granted new trial ordered
R v TP
[2002] O.J. No. 2142 (Ont. C.A.), 2002 ONCA 49360 (CanLII)
R v Gardiner
2010 NBCA 46 (CanLII)
granted counsel failed to apply Browne v Dunn rule in examination, so new trial ordered.