Monthly Archives: May 2019

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

Toplessness and public nudity in Canada — is it legal?

It’s been decades since courts in B.C. and Ontario supported the idea of women going bare-chested if they choose.

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

Pardons for pot possession

When the federal government introduced legislation in March to streamline pardons for simple cannabis possession, Canada’s criminal bar had two reactions.

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

‘An incredibly troubling notion’: Drastic new tool to fight money laundering alarms civil rights advocates

B.C. has a $7.4-billion problem — that’s the bottom line of two bombshell reports on money laundering released this week.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 8 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Child sex dolls are definitely ‘icky’ but should the law criminalize these coping behaviours?

Kenneth Harrisson spent about $1,000 on the doll. He opted for the deluxe package, with the make-up and the little, child-size lingerie. The doll had no breasts and no hips. When assembled, it would only stand about four-feet tall. It was obviously meant to be a child, a Crown prosecutor told a Newfoundland court Tuesday, and Harrisson bought it for one obvious reason: sex. And for that, the prosecutor argued, he should be convicted and locked away.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 4 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

2nd Canadian faces execution in China — a look at the country’s death penalty laws

Another Canadian citizen has been handed the death penalty in China on drug charges, a Chinese court announced Tuesday.

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