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Please be aware that all commentary in my blog is designed to promote discourse on a variety of topics.  Though I certainly do some research on the topics discussed and often offer my "two-cents", please keep in mind that nothing I say in this blog is meant to be taken as authoritative on any subject.  My comments are really just me exercising my freedom of expression for the purpose of offering some insight on topics related to the practice of criminal law. As with all topics of discussion, it is important for you to be critical.  If you need a defence lawyer, please call 403.452.8018 for a free telephone consultation or consult with an experienced Calgary criminal lawyer. Happy reading!  Happy watching!

 


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Closed door hearing in murder case

June 9, 2008

The Crown will conduct a closed-door hearing with a judge to see if it has to disclose new evidence to the defence on a Calgary murder case.Justice Suzanne Bensler yesterday...

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Mom witnessed knife attack

April 19, 2008

Seeing a knife attack in a busy Boxing Week Chinook Centre parking lot landed a mother and daughter in the middle of a pepper-spray assault, court heard yesterday. [the witness] testified...

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Court hears motorist watched stabbing

April 19, 2008

Woman thought young men just ‘fooling around’When [the witness] saw several young men run in front of her van in Chinook Centre’s southeast parking lot, spraying what she thought was...

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Backyard Opium Grower Avoids Jail

April 8, 2008

Growing poppy plants in his backyard has landed a Calgary man a one-year conditional sentence.   [the accused] pleaded guilty yesterday to a single charge of cultivation of opium poppies for...

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Crown drops charge in fatal crash

February 5, 2008

Following a day in which defence lawyers poked holes in its medical expert’s evidence, the Crown won’t proceed with the most serious charge against two motorcyclists involved in a fatal...

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Identity not in doubt prosecutor says

June 23, 2007

IN COURT - Stabbing victim was able to identify his attackers outside Chinook Centre before his vision was drastically reduced by pepper spray they sprayed into his face, Crown prosecutor...

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