Where an accused has permission to use proceeds of crime to pay for defence, a fine cannot be imposed in lieu of forfeiture at sentencing
Court said accused raised “novel constitutional arguments”
The CBA B.C. branch says legal aid funding should be an election issue
Majority of court finds that s. 11(1) of Charter confers binary, not global right
When the federal government introduced legislation in March to streamline pardons for simple cannabis possession, Canada’s criminal bar had two reactions.
The Court of Appeal of Ontario upheld a decision to reject a negligence-based claim against Crown lawyers.