Sicotte & Sandhu

/Sicotte & Sandhu

About Sicotte & Sandhu

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Sicotte & Sandhu has created 51 blog entries.

BC Violent Crime Statistics: An Alarming Trend

September 21st, 2017|Blogs|

Canada is one of the world’s safest nations, but nowhere on Earth is perfect. We still deal with our share of violent crime. British Columbia’s crime statistics come in at [...]

Do Your Drug Trafficking Charges Violate Your Charter Rights?

September 21st, 2017|Blogs|

Have you been charged with drug trafficking crimes in the Vancouver Area? If you hire an experienced drug trafficking defence team, there’s a chance your sentence can be severely limited [...]

BC Supreme Court Imposes Heavy Sentence in DUI Death of RCMP Officer

August 14th, 2017|Blogs|

British Columbia’s DUI laws are some of the most stringent in Canada. Severe penalties will alter your life forever. As the case of Mr. Fenton lays bare, the Supreme Court [...]

Legal Cannabis in B.C: 3 Questions That Need Answering

August 11th, 2017|Blogs|

Ottawa has set the date, but they haven’t set the rules. With the provinces now responsible for administering the legal use of recreational cannabis, British Columbia needs to answer these [...]

B.C Supreme Court Streamlines Complex Cases

August 11th, 2017|Blogs|

After trial delays, judicial shortages, and accusations of a “culture of complacency” in terms of delays in criminal trials, both Ottawa and the provinces themselves have taken the initiative to [...]

The BCCLA Pushes for Accountability at the Border

July 3rd, 2017|Blogs|

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wields vast power in its duty to protect our country’s borders—power that is, in many ways, unchallenged. As one justice concluded, “there is a [...]

Drug-Impaired Driving Statistics: Is B.C. Ready for Legal Cannabis?

July 3rd, 2017|Blogs|

With Ottawa set to legalize recreational cannabis, the debate over whether or not to legalize the drug for recreational purposes has shifted toward a discussion regarding how the drug should [...]

Understanding the Chu v. Canada Decision in BC

June 9th, 2017|Blogs|

New regulations enacted by parliament have made it increasingly difficult for those who have rehabilitated and lived crime-free to obtain a pardon for their past offences. Several changes to the [...]

Can Your Case Be Thrown Out Due to Delays? In B.C, Yes

June 9th, 2017|Blogs|

The Crown has long been struggling to fill vacancies within the provincial justice system, but only recently has it begun to put justice at risk. Now, delays are not only [...]

British Columbia Domestic Violence FAQs

May 29th, 2017|Blogs|

Domestic violence is a crime that sadly cuts through all social, ethnic, economic and religious backgrounds. Though rates of abuse are higher for certain income levels or ethnic backgrounds (for [...]