The Youth Criminal Justice Act is a federal law involving Canada’s youth justice program. The law is applicable to youth between the ages of 12 and 17 who break the law. The Act was introduced in 2003 and amended later in 2012 to make it more effective in addressing violent and repeat offenders. Principles of…

When a person is accused of a crime they are entitled to full disclosure of the case against them. What does this mean? It means that you are entitled to all evidence and information in the possession of the state (the Crown and the police) that is possibly relevant to your case. You are not…

Drug trafficking charges generally involve stiff punishments such as time in prison but, for Canadian immigrant Wing Wha Wong, his bad decision looked like it was going to land him back in his home country of China. Wong, who has been living in Canada for the last 16 years following political unrest in China, found…

Client was pulled over by the police to inspect if he was properly licenced to be driving. When the officer spoke to the client, she smelled alcohol. He blew a fail into a roadside device and was taken down to the detachment where he provided breath samples that were well over the legal limit. He…

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