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Recent Developments in Firearms Sentencing

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In November 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a number of judgments that have the potential to drastically change the sentencing law in relation to convictions for possession of a loaded prohibited firearm (section 95 of the Criminal Code). The Offence Section 95 of the Code criminalizes the unauthorized...

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Do You Know How Sentences Are Worked out?

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Just like any criminal lawyer can assert, if you are found guilty of any crime (other than first-degree murder), your sentence will depend on many factors such as the type of crime, circumstances and seriousness of the crime, and your personal circumstances. When deciding on a sentence, the judge will...

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