Monthly Archives: November 2015

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

Nuremberg war crimes trials 70 years on: a complex legacy

On November 20, 1945, the first of the Nuremberg trials began in the main court building of the Bavarian town of Nuremberg with the indictment of 22 of the most senior Nazis that had been captured alive.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 15 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A double tragedy in Alabama

Alabama baby’s death raises questions about child’s criminal responsibility

Alabama is one of 30 states with no minimum age as case hinges on account of six-year-old who was also in eight-year-old’s care the night Kelci Lewis was killed

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 7 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

How do we fix our drunk-driving problem?

The outrage on social media was palpable. “Murderer,” some said. “Rot in hell,” others cried. An online petition with more than 6,000 signatures demands a life sentence. On Twitter and Facebook, strangers demanded much worse.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 5 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Turcotte killed his kids out of ‘homicidal altruism,’ psychiatrist testifies

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A psychiatrist testifying for the defence at Guy Turcotte’s first-degree murder trial says the ex-doctor killed his kids as an act of homicidal altruism.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A black American man is applying for refugee status in Canada, citing police racism. Don’t laugh.

Americans are kind of at ease ignoring our neighbors to the north. Sure, we pay attention during the Olympic Games there or during the election of a new prime minister with Olympic-quality hair. We tune in when there’s a mayor with epic problems. But for the most part, Canada is just a country that’s up there, with which we have few problems and do a lot of trade.

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