Ottawa Criminal Lawyer Postings

Whatever it takes

I was very lucky to have Matthew Day as my lawyer over a year ago.  When I think about where I could have ended up if I didn't have such a great lawyer is scary.  It was an extremely stressful time in my life, but having Matthew Day as my lawyer made the ordeal bearable. […]
March 2, 2021

No hesitation recommending

To be charged under the Criminal Code can be very stressful event, more so for certain people affected by stress. There can be quite a time span between the time the charges are laid, to the final judgment. It is a period when life and its future appear on hold, where the weight of a […]
January 5, 2021

Release: SJHD LLP, Leonard Shore, and Matthew Day named in Doyle’s Guide for 2020

Doyle’s Guide is an online publication that identifies the “Leading Law Firms” and “Leading Lawyers” in Commonwealth countries, including Canada. On 2 November 2020, Shore Johnston Hyslop Day LLP was named one of Ottawa’s “Leading Criminal Law Firms.” On the same date, Leonard M. Shore, Q.C., was named a “Leading” criminal lawyer in Ottawa, while Matthew […]
November 15, 2020

Release: Kimberly D. Hyslop and Matthew B. Day submit papers at 2015 DCAO / CCLA conference

Kimberly D. Hyslop submitted her paper "Kids Say the Darndest Thins: Why Statements of Youth Accused Should Rarely Be Ruled Admissible" to the "10 Under 10" panel at the 27th DCAO / CCLA Criminal Law Conference: Pursuant to section 146(2), no oral or written statement made by a young person to a peace officer or to […]
October 29, 2015

Release: Matthew B. Day presents at 2014 DCAO / CCLA conference

Matthew B. Day presented his paper "Non-consensual distribution of intimate images" as part of the "10 Under 10" panel at the 26th DCAO/CCLA Criminal Law Conference. "The proposed offence seeks to criminalize conduct that exists at the intersection of sexual liberty, sexual privacy, freedom of speech, and the regulation of the Internet. In a review […]
October 30, 2014

Primer: Vetrovec warnings and sexual assault complainants

by Matthew B. Day Can a trial judge provide a Vetrovec warning for a sexual assault complainant? A series of appellate-level decisions confirms that section 274 of the Criminal Code does not prohibit trial judges from commenting on the evidence of sexual assault complainants and that trial judges have the discretion to provide a Vetrovec-like […]
October 20, 2014