Criminal

Discharge premature despite progress in addressing mental illness: court

Discharge premature despite progress in addressing mental illness: court

Non-acceptance of mental illness may affect willingness to continue medication absent supervision

Federal government reduces fee for applying criminal record suspension

Federal government reduces fee for applying criminal record suspension

Processing firm sees increased interest in record suspension application following fee reduction

Nunavut Review Board lacks jurisdiction to compel out-of-territory hospitals to admit NCR accused

Nunavut Review Board lacks jurisdiction to compel out-of-territory hospitals to admit NCR accused

Territory's NCR accused are left to rely on 'kindness of strangers,' says lawyer

Court ruled that battered woman syndrome is a significant factor in considering joint submissions

Court ruled that battered woman syndrome is a significant factor in considering joint submissions

Battered women challenged in plea negotiations; justifies significantly reduced sentence: court

Legal Aid Alberta lawyer praises success of special 'drug courts' to help addicted get back on track

Legal Aid Alberta lawyer praises success of special 'drug courts' to help addicted get back on track

'Never too late' for drug court participants to get a new lease on life: Sonia Haer

Financial Crime Coordination Center hosts conference on strengthening anti-money laundering regime

Financial Crime Coordination Center hosts conference on strengthening anti-money laundering regime

The weeklong virtual conference brought together more than 850 anti-money-laundering experts