Appeals

Criminal trials not credibility contests

A recent decision in a sexual assault appeal is a reminder of the high bar the Crown faces to achieve a conviction in a criminal trial — proving a charge beyond a reasonable doubt, Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb tells AdvocateDaily.com

Writing a compelling, effective factum for an appeal

Writing in a compelling manner that is straight to the point is a necessary art in crafting an appellate factum, Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb tells AdvocateDaily.com.

This is one of the top 10 tips the founder and principal of Melanie J. Webb Barrister offers on writing an effective factum for an appeal panel.