Regina v. M.I.T. [Provincial Court – January 2017]

MIT is a highly educated well-placed professional actively involved in sports as a player and official.  During the course of a weekend tournament MIT and another person in attendance at the tournament (I’ll call that person YY) ended up spending the night together at a local motel.  Several weeks later YY reported that he/she had been sexually assaulted by MIT.  In spite of the fact that the police were fixed with knowledge that multiple witnesses described YY as being “all …

Regina v. M.M.M. [Nunavut Court of Justice – Ottawa Ontario, May 2017]

MMM is a very elderly man accused of raping an adolescent female back in the late 1960’s – yes . . . the allegations were over half a century old.  This is not a case where the complainant did not know the identity of the alleged assailant but rather a case where (for personal reasons) the matter was not reported to the police in any way, shape or form for half a century.   The trial was originally scheduled to …

Regina v. W.C.C. [Provincial Court of Alberta– September 2017]

W.C.C. is a young well educated professional male, with absolutely no prior adverse contact with the police, who found himself charged with sexual assault contrary to Section 271 of the Criminal Code. If convicted, W.C.C was looking at years in prison and life thereafter encumbered by the National Sex Offender Registry. Faced with potential ruination, W.C.C. hired Patrick Fagan to defend this criminal prosecution. Bottom Line: On day 1 of a 1 week trial, Patrick Fagan killed this ill-conceived prosecution …