Accused must subjectively know they are breaching bail for conviction, Supreme Court rules

By Terry Davidson (June 18, 2020, 4:50 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous ruling that convictions for breaching bail must be based on a “subjective” standard of fault rather than an “objective” one will curtail prosecutors’ haste in moving on such charges and force bail courts to focus on an accused’s circumstances and ability to comply, says a lawyer....
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