Monthly Archives: January 2015

Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 31 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Canada’s new Anti terrorism law when in force. For or Against?

Montreal mayor rebukes proposed Islamic community centre

Today, Jan. 31, 2015, mayor, Mayor Denis Coderre slams controversial imam followers, saying, “public safety is behind the city’s decision to block Hamza Chauoi from receiving an operating licence for his proposed community centre at Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve,” located in Montreal’s east end.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 30 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Harper’s response to modern day terrorism

Anti-terrorism powers: What’s in today’s legislation?

Canada’s government today introduced its new anti-terror legislation, a sweeping range of measures that would allow suspects to be detained based on less evidence and let them actively interfere with suspects’ travel plans and finances.

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Slim’s Criminal Law Update Jan 29 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Are we going too far in our fight against terrorism?

Police question eight-year-old who said he supports Paris terrorists who gave journalists ‘what they deserved’

PARIS — Police detained and questioned an eight-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, drawing criticism Thursday that France’s measures to prevent people from defending terrorism have gone overboard.

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Slims Criminal Law News Jan 27 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The kind of mom we all wished we had.

Mom who used iron to scald boy loses appeal

TORONTO – A mother who used a hot clothes iron to punish a child for raiding the family fridge lost her bid Tuesday for a lower sentence.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 27 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The kind of mom we all wished we had

Mom who used iron to scald boy loses appeal

TORONTO – A mother who used a hot clothes iron to punish a child for raiding the family fridge lost her bid Tuesday for a lower sentence.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 26 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Free speach v Hate speach

Bridgeview Mosque Threats Show Limits of Hate Crime Law

Two men who had made threats on FaceBook alluding to shooting and killing Muslims at the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview, a suburb of Chicago, were released on Friday by local police after turning themselves in.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 25 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

More and more people would like to know

What would a Canada with legal weed look like?

With a federal election on the horizon, voters and politicians across Canada are speaking up on what’s sure to be a hot-button issue this election: the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 24 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A loving family just like the Waltons

Jennifer Pan : Woman sentenced to life for hired hit on mother

A Toronto-area woman who ordered a hit on her parents has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years for first-degree murder, and life for attempted murder.

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Slim’s Criminal Law Update Jan 23 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A scathing indictment of the criminal justice system in the Rehn case

Blatchford: Criminal justice system had Shawn Rehn in its sights for months

Like the big, indolent beast that it is, the criminal justice system had Shawn Rehn in its sleepy sights for months before he shot and killed RCMP Const. David Wynn and wounded Auxiliary Const. Derek Bond last Saturday morning.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 22 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Free speech versus state security

Don’t criminalize the glorification of terrorism, law professors urge government, citing ‘uncertain constitutional terrain’

If someone posts a statement online that “all real Muslims should engage in military jihad,” should that be enough for police to come knocking?

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