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6 July 2012

CNews (Canada)

OSHAWA, Ontario - Refusing to make one size fit all, an Ontario judge has just taken another shot at Ottawa's get-tough-on-crime mandatory minimum sentences for gun offences. The automatic three-year term for a first-time gun trafficker has been struck down for the first time as unconstitutional by Ontario Court Justice Paul Bellefontaine. His landmark ruling follows the decision by his Superior Court colleague in February that found the same mandatory minimum for the... (

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