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676(2) For the purposes of this section, a judgment or verdict of acquittal includes an acquittal in respect of an offence specifically charged where the accused has, on the trial thereof, been convicted or discharged under section 730 of any other offence.

multiple-victims-colludingIn many cases, some facts alleged are true, and other facts alleged are false. In this way, a trial can be used as a tool to mitigate sentence. Essentially, the trial is used to correct erroneously alleged facts and "soften the blow" of the otherwise valid conviction. In this case, Mr. Lewandowski was able to reduce the number of counts from ten down to one, and thereby shave of eight years from the proposed sentence.
house-arrest-for-arsonThe Crown requested a four year penitentiary sentence for an accused convicted on a planned and deliberate arson charged that endangered the lives of many people, and caused over $1.3 million in damage. Mr. Lewandowski produced a flawless casebook and supporting materials and was able to secure a conditional jail sentence - a period of house arrest. The client successfully completed the sentence and didn't spend a single day in jail.
resultsA brief overview of some of criminal defence lawyer Paul Lewandowski's results in criminal court.

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