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R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence

By: Daphne Wang PDF Version: R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence Case Commented On: R v EJB, 2017 ABQB 726 (CanLII) In a previous post, Professor Erin Sheley commented that R v Nur, 2015 SCC 15 (CanLII), may have started … Continue reading

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Proving Parties to an Offence Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: A Clear Application of Sections 21(1) and 21(2) of the Criminal Code

By: Jeanine Zahara PDF Version: Proving Parties to an Offence Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: A Clear Application of Sections 21(1) and 21(2) of the Criminal Code Case Commented On: R v Hardy, 2017 ABQB 588 (CanLII) The Alberta Court of Queen’s … Continue reading

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The Confidential Informant as a Creation of Law

By: Lisa A. Silver PDF Version: The Confidential Informant as a Creation of Law Case Commented On: Her Majesty The Queen v Named Person A, 2017 ABQB 552 (CanLII) We are all conversant with a creation story, be it biblical or … Continue reading

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R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice

By: Alexandra Heine PDF Version: R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice Case Commented On: R v Keror, 2017 ABCA 273 (CanLII) Introduction Mr. Keror was accused of shooting and killing Philip Anny on … Continue reading

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The Creation of Community “Space” in Sentencing in R v Saretzky

By: Lisa Silver PDF Version: The Creation of Community “Space” in Sentencing in R v Saretzky Case Commented On: R v Saretzky, 2017 ABQB 496 (CanLII) The Saretzky case will live in infamy as a disturbing crime that defies description and … Continue reading

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