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Why Courts Need Alternatives To Prison Sentences

When it comes to youth crimes judges have a wide array of sentencing options. These provide alternatives to imprisonment and […]

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How Prosecutors Prove Involvement in Criminal Organizations

Proving an accused’s involvement in a criminal organization is not always an easy undertaking for Prosecutors. Gang membership adherences are […]

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Police Entrapment Myths & Misunderstandings

Police entrapment is an oft-misunderstood term. There are a number of television-inspired myths surrounding what police can and cannot do. […]

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Difference Between Theft, Robbery, & Burglary

Theft, robbery, and burglary all involve the stealing of property. These charges, however, under Canadian law have different meanings, interpretations […]

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Am I A Victim of Police Entrapment?

Some police investigative techniques often leave an accused person feeling that the police tricked them into committing a crime. Whenever […]

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Consequences of a Breaching a Probation Order

A Probation Order has become a far too common component of a person’s sentence. Probation Orders contain conditions that must […]

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How Does Legalization Affect Underage Cannabis Possession?

Canada’s recent federal legalization of cannabis has been making headlines around the world, but how legalization affects youth and underage […]

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The Parent’s Role During a Youth Criminal Offence Trial

Having your child face criminal charges is challenging for any family. Parents can have an especially difficult time both accepting […]

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How Long Does A Youth Criminal Record Last?

A criminal record can put a limit on your freedoms and your opportunities. For youth, that means putting a limit […]

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Cannabis Act Revisions in Ontario

Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c.16 Cannabis Control Act, 2017 Bill 36 The legalization of recreational marijuana is fast approaching. As […]

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