November 15th, 2018
R. v. Gallant, 2018 Alberta Court Of Appeal – Sentence Reduced Due To Assault On Accused By Remand Centre Guard
Defence appeal of 5-year sentence for multiple domestic violence-related offences, including assault with a weapon, obstruction, and unlawfully in a dwelling house. While in custody at the Edmonton Remand Centre (ERC) the accused was assaulted by two guards and suffered a broken arm. Held: Appeal allowed; sentence reduced by 90 days. Sentencing judge erred in … Read More.