Right to Silence

Witness or Suspect? How the Difference Affects Police Investigations

Witness or Suspect? How the Difference Affects Police Investigations

Julian Weekes was tragically shot last week in Toronto and the police hope that witnesses will come forward. But what happens when the police interview a witness who could also be a suspect? Lines are blurred and the police may not tell the person what they need to know. The courts have spoken but right to silence needs to be more clear. Civilians are entitled to the same rights as police officers when they are investigated by the SIU. Toronto Criminal Lawyer Dan Stein explains. 

Bill Cosby's Self Inflicted Wounds

Bill Cosby's Self Inflicted Wounds

So much has gone wrong in the case of the People vs. Bill Cosby and Cosby faces an uphill battle when his case goes to court. Somewhere along the way, someone should have told him to shut up. His worst enemy when his case goes to trial will be his own mouth. Statements he made to the police will come back to haunt him as self-inflicted wounds. Dan Stein, Toronto criminal lawyer, sets out the case against Bill Cosby.