With Turcotte and Magnotta in the spotlight we should all have an understanding of ‘not criminally responsible’.
Prominent ‘not criminally responsible’ cases not part of trend: experts
Vincent Li, Trevor Kloschinsky, Christopher Husbands, Guy Turcotte and Luka Magnotta are at the centre of some of the most horrific crimes in Canada.
For more information on criminal law visit www.montrealcriminallaw.com
On a lighter note.
Top 10 worst 911 calls for 2013
The largest 911 call centre in B.C. has released its annual list of the top 10 worst reasons to call the emergency number.
2015 promises to be a violent year as far as organized crime is concerned.
Mob vendetta spree expected to continue in new year
TORONTO – There’s a lull in the Mob war between Montreal’s Rizzuto crime family and those who sought to overthrow it.
Here are your Top 10 ‘must knows’ about drinking and driving for the 2014 holiday season:
- An average male (160 lbs) eliminates about 1 drink per 1.5hr.
- A 160 lbs man can have three drinks remaining in their system to be under the legal limit.
- Safe drinking formula for 160lbs man: Estimate of max drinks = # of hours/1.5 +3
- If you sleep in your car drunk, you can be charged with Impaired Driving.
- If you decide to sleep in your car, you are better off sleeping in the back seat (or even better the trunk!!!).
- A conviction for drinking and driving results in a minimum $1000 fine, a 1 year license suspension, and a criminal record.
- Refusing to take a breathalyser, without a valid reason, is a criminal offense.
- In refusing a breathalyser it may be inferred that your blood alcohol level was above the legal limit and results in a minimum $1000 fine, a 3 year license suspension, and a criminal record.
- It is illegal to drink an alcoholic beverage in a car (or while riding a bicycle).
- If you think you drank too much, you did – don’t drive.
Twenty first century policing.
Police body-cameras can prevent unacceptable use-of-force: report
British researchers say they are replicating a landmark crime experiment involving police body-cameras with over 30 forces across the world.
Victims of crime – how are they protected
Protecting victims of crime — by ignoring them
It’s time to have an adult conversation about criminal law policy. That’s hard to do when the federal government insists on sitting at the kids’ table.
A 21st century assault
Il menace le personnel infirmier avec des seringues souillées
SHERBROOKE – Un homme a créé une commotion à l’urgence du CHUS Hôtel-Dieu de Sherbrooke, le week-end dernier, menaçant de s’attaquer au personnel avec des seringues souillées.
Revenge porn, a Canadian perspective
Revenge porn: one woman’s story
A Central Okanagan woman is sharing her story about being the victim of revenge porn, alleging her ex-fiance posted sexual photos of her online without her permission after their break-up.
Gift cards and money laundering,
Not just a stocking stuffer: Gift cards a money-laundering loophole
To most, gift cards are an increasingly common stocking stuffer, on which Canadians spend an estimated $6-billion a year. But to organized crime, they are also an inviting loophole to launder money.
And the Jury has spoken.
Luka Magnotta is convicted of first-degree murder
Luka Rocco Magnotta is guilty of first-degree murder in the shocking 2012 killing and dismemberment of Chinese exchange student Jun Lin.