Major Changes To The Criminal Law In 2018

Major Changes To The Criminal Law In 2018

Criminal lawyers in Montreal had to keep up with significant changes to the criminal law in 2018. Possession of marijuana was removed from the list of drug offences, although the illegal drug market continues to operate due to the shortage of legal supplies. It seems...

Police Officer Investigated in Fatal Car Accident

The office of the Director of Criminal Prosecutions recently announced no charges will be laid against the provincial police officer whose car was travelling at 122 km per hour in a 50 km per hour residential zone in a suburb of Montreal before hitting a car turning...

Internet Subscriber Information Protected By Charter

Criminal lawyers and commentators were pleased to see the Supreme Court decide that police require a warrant to obtain the personal information of internet users from companies providing the. A police investigation had determined that illegal pornography was stored at...

Gun Control and Murder

As is the case after every mass murder, the recent multiple killings allegedly committed by the son of a Hollywood director has renewed the debate on the availability of firearms in the United States. Relatives of the victims, one of whom was Canadian, are questioning...