August 17th, 2018
One Year Minimum For Sexual Exploitation Of Minor Restored On Appeal – R v E.J.B., 2018 Alberta Court Of Appeal
Crown appeal from sentence for sexual exploitation. Trial judge declared that the 1-year mandatory minimum under s. 153(1.1)(a) violated s. 12 of the Charter, and ultimately imposed a CSO. Held: Appeal allowed, 1-year minimum upheld; 4 years jail. Trial judge erred in finding that the mandatory minimum under s. 153(1.1)(a) would be grossly disproportionate in … Read More.