I always get a chuckle out of how Crown Prosecutors present cases in court.Its happened in a few cases where an ordinary citizen has acted - however they usually end up being arrested by police and vilified by the Crown attorneys.
You can always be charged. Even when it is a very clear cut case. Ask Ian Thompson how fair our justice system is.I always get a chuckle out of how Crown Prosecutors present cases in court.
Some of them are quite logical & straightforward, and treat it for what it is. Lots of time for folks like that.
Others act like they are prosecuting the crime of the century and sensationalize the hell out of it.
All the right words & phrases used to portray the accused as the most despicable piece of human trash who has ever existed…only to have it turn out to be something so petty it’s a waste of the court’s time.
Question - if the act of self defence meets the standards within the criminal code, can someone even be charged?
“Being compassionate, concerned and taking action on mental-health and addiction issues does not mean that we have to accept repeated criminal behaviour or violence,” said Premier David Eby. “Everyone deserves to feel safe in their community. We are making changes to bring key groups together to keep people and communities safe – ensuring those who commit violent acts face consequences, and creating as many opportunities as possible for them to address mental-health and addiction issues to break the cycle of a life in and out of jail.”
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To quote numerous police departments’ motto: “Deeds Speak”
I’ll be looking for material changes in lotus land before I consider entertaining my wife’s desire to return to her home town…or at least modify the landing zone up into Saanich or somewhere out of the main Victoria crap zone.