Author Archives: Greg Francis

About Greg Francis

Greg Francis is Senior Counsel with the Youth Criminal Defence Office of Legal Aid. He also works as a labour arbitrator, and co-coaches the Faculty’s labour arbitration moot. Greg is a graduate of the Faculty of Law in 1990, and has also worked as a Crown Prosecutor and Justice of the Peace.

Sentencing under the Youth Criminal Justice Act: Are Kids Really Getting Away with Murder?

Cases Considered: R. v. T.W.T., 2008 ABCA 306; R. v. Williams, 2008 ABCA 317. PDF Version:  Sentencing under the Youth Criminal Justice Act: Are Kids Really Getting Away with Murder? The Youth Criminal Justice Act, S.C. 2002, c. 1 (YCJA), … Continue reading

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