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October 21, 2021

How To Beat Drug Possession Charges In Edmonton

Although many people brush off the thought of getting into trouble over the possession of small amounts of an illegal substance or recreational usage of illegal substances, these charges can be very serious. If you are convicted of a criminal offence under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), it will not only appear as … Continue reading “How To Beat Drug Possession Charges In Edmonton”

October 14, 2021

When Is A Crime Considered A Hate Crime In Canada?

Hate crimes have been a persistent issue in Canada and with numbers increasing by the day, many citizens are wondering why the police have been slow to label many offensive acts. Data regarding hate crimes show that the numbers have increased from a low of 1167 incidents in 2013 to a high of 2073 in … Continue reading “When Is A Crime Considered A Hate Crime In Canada?”

October 7, 2021

Surprising Ways You Can Be Charged With A DUI Offence

Driving under the influence is one of the most serious offences in Canada. It can lead to major accidents and fatalities which is why law enforcement authorities take it very seriously. Moreover, once you are charged with a DUI, there are pretty grave consequences. In addition to paying hefty fines, you will also have to … Continue reading “Surprising Ways You Can Be Charged With A DUI Offence”

September 30, 2021

Types Of Field Sobriety Tests DUI Suspects Have To Take

If a police officer or any other member of law enforcement suspects you of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you might be asked to go through a series of tests to help establish probable cause for the officer to make an arrest and charge you with driving under the influence. They … Continue reading “Types Of Field Sobriety Tests DUI Suspects Have To Take”

September 28, 2021

Can Smoking Affect Your Breathalyzer Test Results?

If you have been driving rather erratically due to one reason or another, there is a high chance that you will be pulled over by a police officer for driving under the influence of alcohol or a drug. A typical course of action is that the officer might ask you to put your hands above … Continue reading “Can Smoking Affect Your Breathalyzer Test Results?”

September 23, 2021

Surprising DUI Facts That Many Are Not Aware Of

Driving under the influence is one of the most common offences in Canada. It is something that regularly resonates through social media, news articles and casual conversations. It is something that we have always been warned against by our teachers in high school and by authorities in general. However, the number of offences committed every … Continue reading “Surprising DUI Facts That Many Are Not Aware Of”

September 16, 2021

Legal Differences Between Different 1st, 2nd, And 3rd Degree Murder

We usually come across the terms ‘homicide’ and ‘murder’, especially while watching TV shows and listening to the news. They are mostly used interchangeably but what exactly is the difference between them? Due to the constant use of these terms in crime-related drama and media, most individuals don’t understand the difference between the two. A … Continue reading “Legal Differences Between Different 1st, 2nd, And 3rd Degree Murder”

September 9, 2021

You Don’t Have To Be Sober If You Are Sitting In The Passenger Seat

Many people find it hard to let their teenage children with a driver’s permit drive if they are intoxicated. However, if you are under the influence of alcohol and don’t want to be charged with a DUI, this might be your best chance. There is no legal authority to issue a driving prohibition to a … Continue reading “You Don’t Have To Be Sober If You Are Sitting In The Passenger Seat”

August 27, 2021

Is Extradition For A DUI Possible In Canada?

Many people believe that leaving a state after being charged with a crime or offence including a DUI will lead to the extradition of charges and will help them escape prosecution. However, this is not entirely true. The Judiciary system in each state handles charges, especially charges related to driving under the influence differently. For … Continue reading “Is Extradition For A DUI Possible In Canada?”

August 26, 2021

Things You Should Know About Shoplifting Charges In Canada

While shoplifting is not considered a major crime, if you are caught shoplifting and the shopkeeper decides to press charges, you will have to face the consequences based on the severity of the theft. What Is Shoplifting? According to the Canadian Criminal Code, Shoplifting is a common term that usually refers to the offence of … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Shoplifting Charges In Canada”

August 20, 2021

When Do You Have The Right To Resist An Arrest?

The Canadian Law acknowledges that citizens have the right to resist arrest if the arrest itself is unlawful. However, it is a “do so at your own risk” situation since officers generally don’t arrest an individual without reasonable grounds. Before we move on to the conditions under which you have the right to resist arrest, … Continue reading “When Do You Have The Right To Resist An Arrest?”

August 12, 2021

Do You Need A DUI Lawyer If You Have Decided To Plead Guilty?

Getting pulled over from driving under the influence or driving while impaired is a frightening experience. It can be difficult to handle especially when you are at fault. If you drive while you are intoxicated, there is a high chance that the police out on patrol will end up pulling you over. Driving while under … Continue reading “Do You Need A DUI Lawyer If You Have Decided To Plead Guilty?”

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