Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Criminal Law, Sentencing

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision 2020-04-02:

R. v. Friesen, 2020 SCC 9; File no. 38300

Case Brief

Whether sentencing ranges for sexual offences against children are still consistent with Parliamentary and judicial recognition of severity of such crimes — Whether Court of Appeal erred by interfering with sentence imposed by sentencing judge.