Criminal

Alberta court applies landmark Supreme Court decision on sentencing for child-related sexual crimes

Alberta court applies landmark Supreme Court decision on sentencing for child-related sexual crimes

The SCC decision specified factors to consider in determining fit sentences

First conviction entered under provision deeming murder to be first degree if part of terrorist act

First conviction entered under provision deeming murder to be first degree if part of terrorist act

Man enters guilty plea, sentenced to life imprisonment with no parole eligibility for 25 years

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal clarifies definition of ‘highly vulnerable’ victims in robbery case

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal clarifies definition of ‘highly vulnerable’ victims in robbery case

Court found trial judge failed to take offender’s Indigenous ancestry into consideration

Federal court to hear B.C. Civil Liberties Association suit against RCMP commissioner this month

Federal court to hear B.C. Civil Liberties Association suit against RCMP commissioner this month

Two-day hearing scheduled for Sept. 21 to look at long delays in responding to public complaints

No Charter violation in warrantless tracking of phone and search: Court of Appeal

No Charter violation in warrantless tracking of phone and search: Court of Appeal

Appellant argued police had no specific training to give expert evidence on drug jargon

Court of Appeal for B.C. orders new trial in cocaine trafficking case

Court of Appeal for B.C. orders new trial in cocaine trafficking case

Trial judges' reasons on key 2017 ruling dealing with standing delayed for more than three years