July 27th, 2018
5 Year Minimum For Robbery With Firearm Unconstitutional – 2 Years Less Day Imposed – R v Hilbach, 2018 Edmonton Queen’s Bench
19-year old accused pleaded guilty to robbery using a prohibited or restricted weapon. Accused, along with a 13-year old accomplice, used an unloaded sawed-off rifle to rob a convenience store of $290 in lottery tickets. Gladue factors. Issue of whether 5-year mandatory minimum under s 344(1)(a)(i) CC violates s 12 of the Charter. Held: minimum … Read More.