Drinking And Driving Law Challenged

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2010/08/03/teen-drinking.html As the constitutional challenges to the 2008 amendments to the Criminal Code eliminating the basic defence to breathalyzer charges work their way to the Supreme Court an attack is about to be launched on a...

“Over 50” Replacing “Over 80”

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Tough+laws+aimed+drinking+drivers/2959851/story.html Things tend to get more difficult for criminal lawyers and their clients as time goes by. As seen above, provinces are increasingly exercising their jurisdiction over highway safety...

Drinking And Driving

In Canada the federal government has exclusive jurisdiction over the criminal law and recently has enacted laws which make the defence of such cases more difficult for criminal lawyers. In addition, penalties have been increased both for first offenders and...

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