Decision highlights credit for pretrial custody

By John L. Hill (July 17, 2023, 11:21 AM EDT) -- Sometimes one hears snide criticism of the length of Supreme Court of Canada judgments. While the verbiage may be irksome to researchers, it is entirely appropriate that the court is clear on the principles it is enunciating. All lower courts are bound by Supreme Court reasons, and it is necessary to explain to lower courts and to the bar exactly what the court has found to be the law....
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