If you’re stopped by police and you blow a warn (over .05 blood alcohol concentration) or fail (over .08 BAC) on an approved screening device the police officer will suspend your driver’s license for 3 or 90 days respectively – whether you’re guilty of an offence or not and without a trial to determine it. It’s called an administrative license suspension. Is this valid regulation of the highways or criminal punishment? In other words, is it constitutional? Finally, our highest court will decide, next month.
- UNINTENDED IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF INCREASING THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING TO 10 YEARS.
- The status of mandatory minimum sentences in Canada.
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- TELL THE TRUTH OR NO? – Look, I simply repost this as a PSA. Blair’s advice to tell the truth about pot at the border is ‘dangerous,’ U.S. lawyer warns
- CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS AND NON-CONVICTION RECORDS – Finally, after almost 2 years we’ll have the protection people need from mere allegations made to the police.