August 26th, 2020
R v Laverdiere, 2020 Edmonton Court Of Appeal – 7 Year Sentenced For Beating Reduced To 5 Years For Parity With Co-Accused
Defence appeal of 7-year sentence for aggravated assault after trial. Accused and co-accused attacked the complainant, all of whom were inmates at ERC. Accused punched complainant six times; co-accused punched him about 30 and kicked him in the head three times. Serious lasting injuries. Co-accused received 4-year sentence on early guilty plea. Held: Appeal allowed; … Read More.