Borderlines Podcast Episode 18 – The Deportation Consequences of Criminal Records

24th Oct 2020 Comments Off on Borderlines Podcast Episode 18 – The Deportation Consequences of Criminal Records

The Supreme Court of Canada in October issued its decision in R v. Tran, a case which Peter litigated. Deanna, Peter and Steve discuss the issues that the Supreme Court addressed in this landmark decision, including whether conditional sentences are terms of imprisonment for the purposes of deportation and retrospectivity in law.

This was the first of two Supreme Court cases that Peter arguedin Ottawa this year. While he was in Ottawa for the second case, he joined Michael Spratt and Emilie Taman, the creators of the Docket, a fantastic podcast about criminal law in Canada. Peter, Emilie and Michael discussed all sorts of issues regarding the intersection of immigration and criminal law, and Peter even explained how he got into practicing immigration law.

 

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Immigration Consequences of a Conviction and Sentence in Canada

2nd Dec 2010 Comments Off on Immigration Consequences of a Conviction and Sentence in Canada

A person who has been found to be inadmissible to Canada on the grounds of serious criminality may not appeal to the Immigration Appeal Division.

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