Prison sentence reduced by 18 months due to ‘significantly harsher conditions’ of COVID-19

By Amanda Jerome (March 29, 2023, 3:04 PM EDT) -- The Court of Appeal for Ontario reduced a man’s sentence by 18 months after determining that “the impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic and the restrictions that were imposed resulted in the appellant experiencing, for a little over two years while incarcerated, significantly harsher conditions than would otherwise have been the case.”...
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