Criminal Code Assignment

112. Criminal Code Assignment

This essay has to be based and followed on the following questions:
1) Using researched case law or any form of media (i.e. the internet, newspapers, magazines,etc.) locate an article or news item that discusses a Canadian criminal offence occurence where charges were laid, such as: ( Assault, Sexual Assault, Criminal Negligence, Criminal Harassment and Threatening, Theft, False Pretence, Break & Enter, Robbery, Mischief, Arson, Breach of Trust, Causing a Disturbance, Indecent Acts, Drugs & Alcohol, Firearms & Weapons).
2) Thoroughly research this incident and the charges that were laid and extract as much information regarding the incident as you can.
3) Using the criminal Code of Canada find the relevant section within the code that deals with the offence that you are researching.
4) Write a detailed essay of the charges and as they relate to the criminal code from a prosecutors perspective. Include in your essay all pertinent sections and subsections of the code in your essay.
5) In your essay also write any case law or all points that a defence lawyer may use to have the charges dropped, clear the charged person ( not guilty finding) or perhaps any grounds that might lead to a miss-trial
Note: There may be more than one offence committed within a crime, so ensure that you cover all possible charges that laid or could have been laid

 

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