R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne
Citation2015 SCC 64,[2015] 3 SCR 1089,AZ-51239148,JE 2016-20,[2015] SCJ No 64 (QL)
Subject MatterCRIMINAL LAW
Date17 December 2015
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Docket Number36001
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  • R v Hills, 2020 ABCA 263
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • July 10, 2020
    ...of an aggravating or mitigating factor, and the error had impact on the sentence: R v Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 at para 44, 67, [2015] 3 SCR 1089. V.             Preliminary issue: Did the Crown make concession and if so does it bind th......
  • R v Hilbach, 2020 ABCA 332
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • September 18, 2020
    ...modify a sentence “simply because it feels that a different order ought to have been made”: R v Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, paras 39-40, [2015] 3 SCR 1089. [29] An appellate court may only interfere with a sentence in one of two situations: 1) Where the sentence imposed by the sentencing judge is......
  • R v Hilbach,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • January 27, 2023
    ...Québec inc., 2020 SCC 32 ; R. v. M. (C.A.), [1996] 1 S.C.R. 500 ; R. v. Parranto, 2021 SCC 46 ; R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 , [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089; R. v. Jones, 2012 ONCA 609 ; R. v. Maytwayashing, 2018 MBCA 36 ; R. v. Agin, 2018 BCCA 133 , 361 C.C.C. (3d) 258 ; R. v. D. (Q.) (......
  • R. v. Poulin, 2019 SCC 47
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 11, 2019
    ...1 S.C.R. 906; Black‑Clawson International Ltd. v. Papierwerke Waldhof‑Aschaffenburg A.G., [1975] A.C. 591; R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089. Statutes and Regulations Cited Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons) and the Canada Evi......
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  • R v Hills, 2020 ABCA 263
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • July 10, 2020
    ...of an aggravating or mitigating factor, and the error had impact on the sentence: R v Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 at para 44, 67, [2015] 3 SCR 1089. V.             Preliminary issue: Did the Crown make concession and if so does it bind th......
  • R v Basque,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • June 30, 2023
    ...provisions therefore do not displace the common law discretion of sentencing judges, recognized in R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 , [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089, to grant credit for a pre-sentence driving prohibition. Canadian criminal law is made up of both statute law and common law principles. This......
  • R v Hilbach, 2020 ABCA 332
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • September 18, 2020
    ...modify a sentence “simply because it feels that a different order ought to have been made”: R v Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, paras 39-40, [2015] 3 SCR 1089. [29] An appellate court may only interfere with a sentence in one of two situations: 1) Where the sentence imposed by the sentencing judge is......
  • R. v. Sharma, 2022 SCC 39
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • November 4, 2022
    ...[2005] 3 S.C.R. 388; R. v. Marshall, [1999] 3 S.C.R. 533; R. v. Mabior, 2012 SCC 47, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 584; R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089; Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5, [2015] 1 S.C.R. 331; R. v. Safarzadeh‑Markhali, 2016 SCC 14, [2016] 1 S.C.R. 18......
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6 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (February 3 – February 7, 2020)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • April 8, 2020
    ...R. v. Lifchus, [1997] 3 S.C.R. 320 R. v. V.L., 2020 ONCA 87 Keywords: Criminal Law, Sexual Assault, Sentencing, R. v. Lacasse, [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089 Ontario Review Board Decisions M. (Re), 2020 ONCA 80 Keywords: Ontario Review Board, Not Criminally Responsible, Detention Order, Conditional D......
  • Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (February 4 – 8, 2019)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 15, 2019
    ...Hawley, 2016 ONCA 143, Sentencing, R. v. Rawn, 2012 ONCA 487, 294 O.A.C. 261, Criminal Code, s. 259(2)(b), R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089 R v. C.P., 2018 ONCA 85 [Feldman, MacPherson and Nordheimer JJ.A.] Counsel: M. Gourlay, for the appellant G. Choi, for the respondent K......
  • Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (June 5 – 9, 2017)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 20, 2017
    ...Porter, for the respondent Keywords: Criminal Law, Robbery, Use of an Imitation Firearm, Sentencing, Fresh Evidence, R v Lacasse, [2015] 3 SCR 1089 R v Zvolensky, 2017 ONCA 475 [Sharpe, Watt and Pardu JJ.A.] Counsel: Addario, A. Furgiuele and D. Doucette, for the appellant Zdenek "Dennis" Z......
  • Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (September 4-September 8)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • September 19, 2017
    ...s. 745.1(a), Youth Criminal Justice Act, Moral Blameworthiness, R. v. D.B 2008 SCC 25, [2008] 2 S.C.R. 3, R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, [2015] 3 S.C.R. 1089, R. v. Grant, 2016 ONCA 639, 351 O.A.C. 345, R. v. W.(M.), 2017 ONCA 22, 134 O.R. (3d) 1, Aggravating and Mitigating Factors, R. v. Brad......
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58 books & journal articles
  • Low Hanging Fruit . . . and Beyond: Canada's Drug Laws Meet the Charter
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures 2017
    • June 24, 2021
    ...For an explicit acknowledgement of this intellectual cross-fertilization, see Nur , above note 53 at paras 40–44. And see R v Lacasse , [2015] 3 SCR 1089 for the Court’s most notable recent affirmation of the sentencing principles that inform this analysis. The Supreme Court’s resistance, o......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • September 1, 2022
    ...175 ................62, 64, 267 R v Labaye, [2005] 3 SCR 728, 203 CCC (3d) 170, 2005 SCC 80...................... 108 R v Lacasse, [2015] 3 SCR 1089, 2015 SCC 64 ............................ 543, 546, 547, 557 R v Ladouceur, [1990] 1 SCR 1257, 56 CCC (3d) 27, 77 CR (3d) 110 ......................
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Sentencing in Canada
    • June 26, 2020
    ...2016 ABCA 176....................................................................................................... 234 R v Lacasse, [2015] 3 SCR 1089 ......................................................................................................235 446 | Sentencing in Canada R v La......
  • Digest: R v Nahnybida, 2018 SKCA 72
    • Canada
    • Saskatchewan Law Society Case Digests
    • August 18, 2019
    ...1631, 42 MVR (6th) 224 R v Kusch, 2016 SKQB 260, 132 WCB (2d) 539 R v L.D.H., 2009 SKCA 135, 343 Sask R 235 R v Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64, [2015] 3 SCR 1089 R v Leroux, 2015 SKCA 48, 460 Sask R 1 R v Lewko, 2002 SKCA 121, [2003] 2 WWR 197, 227 Sask R 77, 169 CCC (3d) 359 R v Louison, 2008 SKCA 6......
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