Decision spotlights enhanced credit in sentencing

By John L. Hill (January 20, 2023, 2:33 PM EST) -- The job of a trial judge in sentencing a person convicted of a crime and who had endured pretrial custody became much more difficult when the Harper government passed the Truth in Sentencing Act in 2009. Prior to this legislation, a judge faced no restrictions under the Criminal Code in allowing enhanced credit for whatever reason seemed proper....
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