The Court of Appeal of Alberta upheld as constitutional the four-year mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment pursuant to section 244.2(3)(B) of the Criminal Code of Canada (‘Criminal Code’) for recklessly discharging a firearm.
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On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in the case of R. v. Zora. The appellant, Chaycen Michael Mr. Zora had been convicted at trial of two out of four breaches relating to his bail conditions.
R v Li Cheung Wai Wallace Li appealed by right, pursuant to Section 691(2)(B) of the Criminal Code, a decision of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia lifting his stay...
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This case consisted of two separate cases, decided at the same time Javid Ahmad was convicted at trial of one count of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking...
The accused, Mr. Khill, a former army reservist, testified as to his belief that in the middle of the night his vehicle and/or house were being broken into and in using his military training, he acted in self-defence to protect himself and his wife.
Mr. Jesse Lee Ryon was convicted at trial of sexual assault by a judge alone and sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment. Mr. Ryon appealed his conviction.
Mr. Deng Majak Achuil was convicted at trial of sexual assault by a judge alone. Mr. Achuil appealed his conviction on June 13, 2019 and the Alberta Court of Appeal rendered judgment on August 9, 2019 dismissing the appeal.
SMC was convicted at trial of sexual assault, sexual interference, and invitation to sexual touching. SMC appealed his conviction on January 15, 2020 and the Alberta Court of Appeal rendered judgment on January 21, 2020 dismissing the appeal.