The Ontario Court of Justice made a sentencing order in the case of an Aboriginal offender, taking into account Gladue principles. This case has attracted a great deal of media attention due to the "plain language" of the judgment. The Court referred to the offender as "a metaphor for what negative effects colonization has had on many First Nations people and communities".

http://www.canlii.org/en/on/oncj/doc/2015/2015oncj64/2015oncj64.html

http://www.canlii.org/en/on/oncj/doc/2015/2015oncj64/2015oncj64.pdf

Author

Scott Kerwin 
SKerwin@blg.com
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Expertise

Aboriginal Law