Judgment upholding review board decision on NCR accused ‘fundamentally changes the law’: counsel

By Amanda Jerome (March 20, 2023, 12:29 PM EDT) -- The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld an Ontario Review Board (ORB) decision, dismissing a not criminally responsible (NCR) accused’s appeal of a detention order. Counsel for the appellant says the decision “fundamentally changes the law in this area and will significantly limit the ability of forensic psychiatric hospitals to discharge patients when they’re ready for community living.”...
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