Colby Cosh: Supreme Court follows the science (uh, oh) in ‘automatism’ ruling

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For once, the Supreme Court’s Friday payload won’t have us all talking about scary political divisions and intra-justice sniping. The court delivered a 9-0 decision on the fate of Section 33.1 of the Criminal Code, which explicitly eliminated the defence of “automatism” for intoxicated persons who commit unlawful acts of violence. To go over the relevant history in as brisk a fashion as possible: Read More
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Source:: Nationalpost

      

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