Criminal law

Highlights

  • Canada has a tangle of confusing and inconsistently-enforced nudity laws. Strictly speaking, s. 174 of Canada’s Criminal Code forbids nudity in public places or on private property that is exposed to ...read more »
  • You’re driving down the road when you hear the unpleasant sound of a siren. You see the flash of red lights in your rear-view mirror. A police car is behind you and you’re being pulled over. It’s ...read more »
  • Good Samaritan laws provide legal protection for volunteer rescuers in emergency situations. They’re meant as a way to encourage others — including those who aren’t health-care professionals — to act ...read more »

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