Source: (2002) In the Provincial Court of Alberta between: Her Majesty the Queen and C.L.T., a young person within the meaning of the Young Offenders Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. Y-1.
This document presents the reasons given by Judge S.E. Lipton, Provincial Court of Alberta, for his disposition of a particular case. On May 31, 2002, final arguments were given by counsel with respect to charges for which C.L.T. (the â€œyoung person”?) had earlier entered guilty pleas. Pursuant to the guilty pleas, counsel for the Crown asked the court to impose on the young person a sentence of two years secure custody followed by probation, a weapons prohibition, and a DNA order. Counsel for the young person, agreeing with the weapons prohibition and making no submission with respect to the DNA order, asked the court to impose a sentence of probation. The document covers the agreed facts of the case, background information on the young person and the victim, analysis of the case by the judge, the judgeâ€™s reasoning on the age of the offender and the sentencing provisions of the Young Offenders Act, and the judgeâ€™s disposition of the case.
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