CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Legal rights - Delay - Trial within a reasonable time - Stay of proceedings

Law360 Canada (February 9, 2023, 6:45 AM EST) -- Application by Keshk to stay the charges for breach of her Charter right to be tried within a reasonable time. Keshk was arrested on November 12, 2018, after the execution of a warrant authorizing the search of her home resulted in the discovery of illegal drugs. She was charged with three counts contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act consisting of possession for the purpose of trafficking of cocaine, fentanyl, and oxycodone. The trial was scheduled to conclude on April 21, 2023, almost 4.5 years after her arrest....
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