Monthly Archives: January 2016

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

Head of Gore Website Pleads Guilty in Canadian Snuff Film Trial

The curious case of Mark Marek and his gory website features a porn star, necrophilia, and an international manhunt, and it came to an end today with a guilty plea.

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

It’s Debatable: Death penalty for juveniles?

This week, Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster debate whether juveniles should be subject to the death penalty.

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

Twitter harassment trial will help set tone for online interaction: observers

TORONTO – The outcome of what’s believed to be the first criminal harassment case in Canada involving Twitter will help set the tone for how the courts and society navigate the nuances of online interaction, observers said Thursday.

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Slim’s Crim Law News Jan 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Gun Control around the world: A Primer

The debate over gun control in the United States has waxed and waned over the years, stirred by a series of mass killings by gunmen in civilian settings.

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Slim’s Crim Law News Jan 11 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Supreme Court hears arguments, defers ruling on assisted-suicide extension

The Supreme Court of Canada has reserved judgment Jan. 11 after hearing arguments for and against granting Parliament an extension on the Feb. 6 deadline to pass legislation on assisted suicide in Canada.

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Slim’s Crim Law News Jan 8 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Lawyer Faces National Scrutiny While Defending Bill Cosby

A good attorney in a high-profile case needs to know how to change public opinion. Bill Cosby’s attorney Monique Pressley is trying to do just that. Under the glare of public scrutiny, she has been vehemently defending the beleaguered comedian, projecting poise under pressure.

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

Are you aware of possible change to spanking law?

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo Conservative MP Cathy McLeod said Canadians deserve to be consulted before the Liberal government removes a section of the Criminal Code that allows parents to spank their kids.

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