Category Archives: Life Sentence

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

Toronto serial killer wouldn’t be up for parole till he’s 116 if he gets consecutive life terms

TORONTO – A Canadian prosecutor asked a judge Tuesday to sentence serial killer Bruce McArthur to consecutive life sentences so he won’t be eligible for parole for 50 years, when he would be 116.

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

Dellen Millard gets third life sentence for killing father; not eligible for parole for 75 years

Serial killer Dellen Millard will spend at least 75 years in prison after being handed a rare third consecutive life sentence for first-degree murder Tuesday.

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

Don’t cheat on University exams in China – You may be sent to jail

China to send exam cheats to jail

BEIJING: China is working on a new law which stipulates a jail sentence for those who copy in university entrance examination or use proxy examinees to sit in the tests on their behalf.

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

Life without Parole

Opinion: Life Without Parole sentencing violates human rights

The Harper government introduced a bill last month that repeals the possibility of parole for offenders convicted of first-degree murder, including anyone who kills a police or jail guard, as well as anyone who kills during sexual assault or kidnapping.

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

Another step by the Conservative Government in removing power from Judges.

Ottawa to give juries bigger role in determining life without parole

The Conservative government is moving to give juries an important role in determining whether convicted killers receive a life sentence without the possibility of parole, under a bill introduced in Parliament on Wednesday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Mar 10 – www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Another criticism of Harper’s “getting tough on crime” policy

Lifers law a new kind of extremism

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is selling his proposed “life means life” law, the details of which are to be made public this week, on the fear ticket — insisting he is correcting flaws in the Criminal Code that will spring those who commit heinous crimes from prison early, where they can walk unchecked on the streets and threaten the safety of ordinary Canadians.

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