Criminal Negligence (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Digests

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Dedeckere,
2017 ONCA 799 (CanLII)
1 year The offender plead guilty to criminal negligence causing bodily harm. He attempted to kill himself by driving into a power poll and incidentally caused serious harm to a pedestrian. Mental health played a significant role in the offence. The Court of appeal overturned a 2 year sentence.