2019

One Distinct Difference In The Criminal Law Of Canada

29 June 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you need a criminal lawyer in Canada, you should know that there are many differences between the way that the court system in the U.S. and the "Crown" executes fair and impartial judgement upon you. For one, there is no death penalty in Canada, but the equivalent punishment for an equally heinous crime is not much better. There is also the issue of proving both mens rea and actus reus. In Canada, the Crown (which is the Canadian equivalent to a District Attorney and judge/judicial location) has to prove that you had both the intention to commit the crime or crimes with which you are charged, and that you were actually the one that committed said crime(s). Read More …