When admitted killer Mohamed Yousuf Mohamed was granted refugee status while entering Canada in 2010 he’d already been on the lam for a fatal Calgary shooting for up to three years, court heard Wednesday.
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Mahamed Mohamud Mussa, along with his co-accused Mohamed Yousuf Mohamed, pleaded guilty to reduced charges of manslaughter in connection with the shooting death 13 years ago of Calgarian Nader Nilianbousheri.
Advocates and defence lawyers are growing worried as the Alberta government looks at largely decriminalizing drunk driving in the province, a surprising reversal in the United Conservative Party’s original stance on the issue.
The mystery surrounding Vida Smith's disappearance and death involves gambling and guns, CBC News has learned.
Cox has hired Calgary-based criminal lawyer Greg Dunn, who is also a firearms owner, to launch a legal challenge against the government in an attempt to fight the ban.
As a firearms owner, Greg Dunn is disappointed about the Liberal government’s decision to ban 1,500 assault-style weapons. As a criminal lawyer, he’s not convinced he has to accept it.
Whether you are innocent or guilty, answering police questions without first talking to a lawyer is a mistake many people make. Up to eight in 10 people I counsel have volunteered to talk without first getting legal advice. For some, the lapse in judgment has been a painful lesson.
We are bound by the law. Our system of justice has evolved over the years with the lofty ideal of maintaining order and serving the public good. As society changes, we must adapt to new realities, but we should never sway from the notion that a law lacking in fairness is not justice.
The right of every Albertan to fair judicial treatment when dealing with the police has been severely eroded by the province’s Immediate Roadside Sanctions (IRS) program, which went into effect on December 1, 2020.