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  • R. vs. B.J. – Downtown Community Court

    Charge: Theft of property of a value not exceeding $5,000 Issue: Whether there was a substantial likelihood of conviction and whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution. Result: Mr. Johnston identified weaknesses in the available video evidence which persuaded the Crown to … Read more »

  • R. vs. A.M. = Vancouver Provincial Court

    Charges: Assault with a Weapon; Assault Causing Bodily Harm. Issue: Whether there was a substantial likelihood of conviction and whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution. Result: Mr. Johnston provided Crown counsel with information about our client’s circumstances, inclu … Read more »

  • R. vs. A.V. – Vancouver Provincial Court

    Charges: Uttering Threats x3; Criminal Harassment; Breach of Release Order (domestic). Issue: Whether there was a substantial likelihood of conviction and whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution of these matters. Result: Mr. Gauthier was able to persuade Crown counsel t … Read more »

  • R. vs. K.L. – Terrace RCMP Investigation

    Charges: Assault. Issue: Whether there was a substantial likelihood of a conviction and whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution. Result: Mr. Mines presented additional information to Crown counsel which resulted in Crown  declining to approve any charge.  No criminal re … Read more »

  • R. vs. O.P. – Victoria Provincial Court

    Charges: Voyeurism; Criminal harassment. Issue: Whether Crown could prove that our client actually recorded and distributed images without consent of the complainant. Result: Mr. Gauthier was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed only on the criminal harassment charge. After hearing Mr. Gauthier … Read more »