Monthly Archives: April 2016

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

Colorado woman sentenced to 100 years for cutting fetus from stranger’s womb

BOULDER, Colo. — A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 29 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Okla – forced sexual contact not rape if victim is intoxicated or unconscious.

In March 2016, a criminal appellate court in Oklahoma affirmed a lower court’s November 2015 decision to not to bring charges of forcible sodomy or rape against an alleged assailant due to the structure of the state’s sexual assault law.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Online Vancouver ads seek sex in exchange for accommodation

The advertisement appeared in the rooms and shares section of an online classified website and offered “free rent for the right girl.”

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Alberta parents found guilty in son’s death from meningitis

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A divisive trial that drew strong opinions from both sides of the naturopathic medicine debate came to a tearful conclusion Tuesday as an eight-woman, four-man jury found an Alberta couple guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life for their toddler son.

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

Supreme Court strikes down Tories’ tough-on-crime laws

The Supreme Court of Canada has sounded a death knell for mandatory minimum jail sentences passed by the former Conservative government, indirectly sending a message to the Liberal government to get on with the job of undoing Harper-era laws that put judges in a sentencing straitjacket.

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