Monthly Archives: November 2017

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

New drinking and driving rules bring mandatory alcohol screening to Canada

In May, the federal government tabled Bill C-46, which would amend the Criminal Code for impaired driving offences. The proposed changes come on the eve of the government’s legalization of recreational cannabis use, and they include new “legal limit” drug offences, as well as mandatory alcohol screening.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 16 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Daryll Rowe guilty – but is criminal law the right way to stop the spread of HIV?

Daryll Rowe infected five male sexual partners with HIV, and tried unsuccessfully to infect a further five. Yesterday, he was convicted in the Crown Court at Lewes on ten counts of causing, and attempting to cause, grievous bodily harm. He will be sentenced in January.

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

Will International Criminal Court Bring Charges Against ISIS for Gender-based Persecution?

Gay Times (U.K.) has compiled a map with nations marked by colors representing eight legal status categories for LGBT people, ranging from marriage equality to death penalty.

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

Online hate speech in Canada is up 600 percent. What can be done?

Under Hitler, Germany experienced the consequences of a nation caving in to propaganda and hate speech. This may explain its government’s urgency to enact a new law, known as the “Facebook Act,” in response to the recent alarming rise of hate speech online.

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

‘Bad upbringing’ no excuse for sex with teen, Huntsville judge rules

HUNTSVILLE — A 22-year-old Huntsville man entered a Huntsville courtroom, head hanging, tears running down his face.

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