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2017 Tuesday, January 17,

Youth Presumptions in Sentencing under the YCJA in Canada

By |2017-04-06T12:10:16-04:00January 17th, 2017|

The presumption of diminished responsibility of youth in murder sentencing under Canadian law and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA): the case of R. v. TF & M.W. In November of 2010, a young man [...]

2016 Friday, October 21,

Joint positions in Canada: the Supreme Court case of R. v. Anthony-Cook.

By |2017-04-06T21:41:19-04:00October 21st, 2016|

Joint positions in Canada and the case of R. v. Anthony-Cook. A deferential view by the Supreme Court of Canada. Every day in Canadian courts, hundreds, if not thousands, of guilty pleas are heard [...]

2013 Friday, March 15,

R. v. Pham: collateral factors, immigration and sentencing: Supreme Court

By |2017-06-22T12:45:43-04:00March 15th, 2013|

Sentencing matters in immigration, the case of R. v. Pham On March 14, 2013 the Supreme Court of Canada released the judgment of R. v. Pham 2013 SCC 15, clarifying what collateral factors and [...]

2010 Saturday, February 20,

Restrictions on pre-sentence credit comes into force

By |2018-06-04T08:32:02-04:00February 20th, 2010|

Pre-trial Custody gets an amendment in Canada. As of Monday, February 22, 2010, the new rules on what, if any, pre-sentence credit may be given to persons held in custody.  A summary of the [...]