Monthly Archives: July 2017

Slim’s Criminal Law News July 20 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

New impaired driving laws could let ‘majority of stoned drivers’ escape prosecution: advocacy groups

Canada’s ruling Liberals want to make it an offence for vehicle operators to have more than two nanograms for milliliter of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in their blood, but two lobby groups suggested Wednesday it should be an offence, in some circumstances, to have any detectable level of illegal drugs in the blood, saliva or breath.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Letter: Bill C-51 would infringe rights of the accused

Last month, Attorney General of Canada and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced legislation which, if passed into law, would profoundly impact some of the sexual assault provisions contained in the Criminal Code of Canada.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 13 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Judge rejects request to freeze Omar Khadr’s assets

A judge in Toronto has dismissed a request to freeze Omar Khadr’s assets.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 6 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

‘It lit a fire under me,’ federal justice minister says of ruling on delays

OTTAWA — They did not see it coming, but they knew that something likely would derail their plans.

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

As the law and society evolve, Canadian judges go back to school

The woman in the witness box is defiant and clear as she recounts a litany of abuse to the court, including being sex trafficked, raped and held against her will.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 1 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Patrick Fox found guilty by jury in online harassment case

The Burnaby B.C., man at the centre of a landmark cross-border online harassment case has been found guilty of criminal harassment by a Vancouver jury after 11 hours of deliberation in B.C. Supreme Court.

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