Monthly Archives: August 2017

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

Solitary confinement violates charter right to life, liberty, security: lawyer

Solitary confinement is a cruel and inhumane punishment with “truly horrific” consequences including severe psychological harm and suicide, a lawyer said Monday in arguing the law allowing the practice in Canada must be struck down.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 9 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Federal justice minister seeks to beef up blood/alcohol levels for drivers

OTTAWA — The classic romantic date is in danger of disappearing if the federal government reduces the legal alcohol limit for licensed drivers, a spokesman for Quebec’s restaurant lobby said Tuesday.

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

Howard Anglin: When the police come knocking over feisty Facebook comments

Karen MacKinnon took to Facebook and unloaded on two town councillors. Days later, the RCMP knocked on her door

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