New Law

  • Court of appeal

The limited jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal

The prosecution seeks leave to appeal a judgment of the Superior Court, which acted in its capacity as a court of appeal. The right of appeal being sinuous, the Court of Appeal of Quebec had to clarify the question of its own jurisdiction.


  • Les avantages d’avoir un avocat

The pros of hiring an attorney: sentence negotiation

An undeniable advantage to retain the services of an attorney is the possibility that he may negotiate with the prosecution in order to obtain a sentence that is reasonable and acceptable for the accused. Moreover, when such a negotiation leads to a joint submission on sentence, the judge must generally abide by the suggestion.

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