672.76(1) Any party who gives notice to each of the other parties, within the time and in the manner prescribed, may apply to a judge of the court of appeal for an order under this section respecting a disposition or placement decision that is under appeal.
dangerous-offender-status-avoidedA dangerous offender designation is the most serious penalty in Canadian criminal law. Such a finding means that the offender may never be released from prison. In this case, the Crown pursued this application. Instead of life in prison, Mr. Lewandowski had the client released in one year.
illegal-searchAn examination of how a criminal lawyer can defend against breathalyzer readings. In this case, the police failed to conduct a roadside screening test, and accordingly, were in contravention of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.