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Appellate Cases

Appellate Lawyer Serving the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario

Provided below is a partial list of reported cases in which Damien R. Frost has appeared as Counsel.

Supreme Court of Canada

Case Name Citation Subject
R. v. Sit [1991] 3 S.C.R. 124 Subject: Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Murder – new trial ordered
R. v. John [1985] 2 S.C.R. 476 Subject: Rebuttal evidence
R. v. Krug [1985] 2 S.C.R. 255 Subject: Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Charter protection against double jeopardy and double punishment
R. v. Paonessa [1983] 1 S.C.R. 660 Subject: Judicial interim release (bail)

Ontario Court of Appeal

Case Name Citation Subject
R. v. Sherman 2010 CarswellOnt 4043 Subject: Criminal negligence causing bodily harm
R. v. Hart 2002 CarswellOnt 3849 Subject: Dangerous offenders
R. v. Clancy [2001] O.J. No. 3603 Subject: Hearsay rule and exceptions, Constructive murder
R. v. Zhang [2000] O.J. No. 1617 Subject: Aggravated Assault – sentence reduced
R. v. Gendey [1998] O.J. No. 3343 Subject: Sexual Assault – new trial ordered
R. v. Little 1998 CarswellOnt 100 Subject: Reasonable doubt
R. v. Rickwood 1997 CarswellOnt 2349 Subject: Similar Fact Evidence
R. v. Vargas 1996 CarswellOnt 3776 Subject: Domestic Assault – Sentence reduced to time served
R. v. Campbell 1996 CarswellOnt 2457 Subject: Extradition proceedings
R. v. Tran 1994 CarswellOnt 2694 Subject: Sentence
R. v. Partridge 1993 CarswellOnt 1001 Subject: Invasion of privacy – Wiretaps
R. v. Jones 1993 CarswellOnt 3254 Subject: Weak Identification evidence – new trial ordered
R. v. Singh 1993 CarswellOnt 2410 Subject: Arson
R. v. Petrou 1993 CarswellOnt 2975 Subject: Sentence reduced
R. v. Ross 1993 CarswellOnt 3286 Subject: Drugs
R. v. F. (J.F.) 1992 CarswellOnt 2136 Subject: Crown Appeal against Sentence dismissed
R. v. Fraser 1992 CarswellOnt 2326 Subject: Charter of Rights – Search and Seizure
R. v. Black 1990 CarswellOnt 691 Subject: Charter of Rights – unreasonable delay
R. v. Han 1990 CarswellOnt 2260 Subject: Sentence reduced
R. v. D. (J.) 1990 CarswellOnt 1879 Subject: Drugs – sentence reduced
R. v. Lavery 1989 CarswellOnt 1494 Subject: Murder – sentence reduced
R. v. Worth 1989 CarswellOnt 2347 Subject: Murder – search and seizure
R. v. Bugler 1989 CarswellOnt 1566 Subject: Child Abuse – new trial ordered
R. v. Hanneson 1989 CarswellOnt 102 Subject: Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Right to be informed of right to retain and instruct counsel
R. v. Krissilas 1988 CarswellOnt 1814 Subject: Disobeying a Court Order – conviction set aside
R. v. Camelo 1988 CarswellOnt 2137 Subject: Identification Evidence
R. v. Czerlau 1988 CarswellOnt 1508 Subject: Theft – new trial ordered
R. v. Baker 1988 CarswellOnt 2048 Subject: Conspiracy – Crown appeal dismissed
United States v. Pressey 1988 CarswellOnt 2203 Subject: Extradition
R. v. McLean 1988 CarswellOnt 1643 Subject: Sentence
R. v. Pizzurro 1987 CarswellOnt 2101 Subject: Abuse of Process
R. v. Bao 1987 CarswellOnt 2004 Subject: Sentence – Crown Appeal Dismissed
R. v. Norris 1987 CarswellOnt 2030 Subject: Sentence – Impaired Driving
R. v. Pandher 1987 CarswellOnt 2358 Subject: Child Abuse – New trial ordered
R. v. Waye 1987 CarswellOnt 1900 Subject: Break and Enter – sentence reduced
R. v. Esposito 1985 CarswellOnt 130 Subject: Constitutional, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Right to counsel, Non-compellability as witness, rights of property
R. v. Gendron 1985 CarswellOnt 1372 Subject: Compelling appearance of accused
Re Times Square Book Store and R. 1985 CarswellOnt 118 Subject: Search and seizure
R. v. Huber 1985 CarswellOnt 29 Subject: Temporary driving suspensions
R. v. Parrington 1985 CarswellOnt 1399 Subject: Reasonable Doubt – Alibi
R. v. S. (R.B.) 1985 CarswellOnt 1997 Subject: Child Abuse – Sentence
R. v. Baillie 1985 CarswellOnt 1445 Subject: Sexual Assault – Sentence
R. v. Bryant 1984 CarswellOnt 76 Subject: Constitutional, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Right to trial by jury
R. v. Kohler 1984 CarswellOnt 1177 Subject: Constitutional, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, What constitutes court of competent jurisdiction, Right to be tried within reasonable time
R. v. Moore 1984 CarswellOnt 1178 Subject: Evidence, Relevance, Proof of collateral facts, Hearsay rule and exceptions, Declarations as to state of mind, accessory to murder
R. v. Langevin 1984 CarswellOnt 50 Subject: Dangerous offenders, Grounds for preventative detention
R. v. Hamilton 1984 CarswellOnt 7 Subject: Evidence, Onus and standard of proof
R. v. Govieia 1984 CarswellOnt 1219 Subject: Sexual Assault – Sentence
R. v. Chris 1984 CarswellOnt 1283 Subject: Fraud – Nature and elements of offence, Deprivation
R. v. Alexander 1984 CarswellOnt 1244 Subject: Honest belief in legality of conduct
R. v. Armstrong 1983 CarswellOnt 32 Subject: Compelling appearance of accused
R. v. Stevanovich 1983 CarswellOnt 102 Subject: Principles of liability, Vicarious liability
Mullen v. R. 1983 CarswellOnt 1343 Subject: Obstruct Police
R. v. Young 1983 CarswellOnt 1225 Subject: Offences against rights of property, What constitutes instrument
R. v. Keays 1983 CarswellOnt 1215 Subject: Firearms – Sentence
R. v. Carpenter 1982 CarswellOnt 97 Subject: Admissibility of character evidence
R. v. Flannery 1982 CarswellOnt 2092 Subject: What constitutes interprovincial undertaking
422692 Ontario Ltd. v. R. 1982 CarswellOnt 10 Subject: What constitutes interprovincial undertaking
R. v. Paonessa 1982 CarswellOnt 65 Subject: Powers of court, Who constitutes person in authority
R. v. Belair 1981 CarswellOnt 78 Subject: What constitutes Firearm
Hooper v. R. 1981 CarswellOnt 64 Subject: Motivation of accused
R. v. Ellerbeck 1981 CarswellOnt 1098 Subject: Pre-trial practice

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Case Name Citation Subject
Pandher v. Ontario Khalsa Darbar 2009 CarswellOnt 8914 Subject: Charitable Corporations – election of directors
R. v. E. 1984 CarswellOnt 1486 Subject: Young Offenders – First Degree Murder

Ontario Court of Justice

Case Name Citation Subject
R. v. De Zen 2010 CarswellOnt 10079 Subject: Fraud
R. v. De Zen 2010 CarswellOnt 7348 Subject: Voluntariness, Who constitutes person in authority
R. v. De Zen 2010 CarswellOnt 7464 Subject: Rights of accused, Proceedings in absence of accused

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