Self-Defence When A Person Is A Victim Of An Unprovoked Assault

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Assault, Criminal Law, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

Why Domestic Assault Is Not Treated In The Same Way As Common Assault

October 26, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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One thing that we know is that domestic violence is different. It has specific issues that are not present in other situations or other forms of assault. One of those differences is that domestic violence is difficult to detect because it usually takes place within the confines of the home and the confines of the […]