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Joseph Neuberger

Neuberger Rose LLP

Joseph Neuberger is a Toronto criminal lawyer and a founding partner of Neuberger Rose LLP, one of Canada’s leading criminal defence law firms.

A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in 1991, Joseph was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1993. He also obtained a Master of Laws, Osgoode Hall, Criminal Law Speciality - Thesis - "Administrative Searches, Tax Audits and the Charter."

Joseph is skilled in the areas of cross-examination and expert witnesses and is a frequent speaker at legal education conferences and workshops. He has extensive trial experience in the areas of sexual and domestic assault cases, homicide, fraud, drug-related offences and impaired driving.

An instructor, Criminal Section, Bar Admission Course at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Joseph has been successful at numerous jury trials and is known for his ability when addressing juries on serious criminal matters.

Joseph is also retained by government agencies on high-profile public inquiries and inquests, including acting as the lead counsel for the province of Ontario in the Cornwall Public Inquiry into historical allegations of sexual abuse in that community.

Active in the legal community, Joseph is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and is on the executive board of the Toronto Lawyers Association, currently serving as secretary.

The Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Law Journal, Joseph is also the author of “Assessing Dangerousness: A Defence Guide to the Dangerous Offender Application Process.”

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Marijuana Could Be the Government's Best

Marijuana Could Be the Government's Best Friend

Legalizing marijuana could ensure the scant resources that exist in the criminal justice system were not spent on the investigation and prosecution of Canadian citizens who use marijuana for pain. And let's not forget, we could take a nice chunk out of our deficit with the revenue that would come into the government coffers through taxing this drug.
02/16/2012 05:10 EST
Tough on Crime Bill Is Tough on Us

Tough on Crime Bill Is Tough on Us All

It is simply not a socially and economically healthy policy for society to say once a person is found guilty or pleads guilty, that we must, "throw the book at them." Also, we should also not lose sight of the benefit of a simple concept: mercy.
08/01/2011 11:17 EDT