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A Law Times column this week addresses efforts by some to amend the Criminal Code to allow for trial judges to depart from mandatory minimum sentences and restrictions on the use of conditional sentences. Do you agree with a move away from mandatory minimums?
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Total Votes: 60
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Yes, in shifting discretion back to judges who are best equipped to carefully examine the circumstances of an individual, the courts will be in a better position to impose sentences that are appropriate, just and fair.
No, mandatory minimum sentences are just and fair, and should continue.
Start Voting: 9/10/2018|End Voting: 9/17/2018
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