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Application of s.718.2(e) of the Criminal Code: R. v. Gladue

Supreme Court of Canada.
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Justice as Healing 4 (2).

This is an excerpt from the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision concerning the meaning and application of a section of the Criminal Code of Canada with respect to alternative sentencing, particularly for Aboriginal offenders, but not limited to such. The decision discusses the goals of sentencing and explicitly examines restorative elements in sentencing – especially accountability and acknowledgment of the harm done, and restitution and reparation for that harm – as codified in this section of the Criminal Code.


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