R. vs. P.W. – North Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Assault (after investigation for Murder).
Issue: Whether Mr. Mines’ client would be sentenced to jail in circumstances where the co-accused was charged with manslaughter.
Result: After receiving Mr. Mines’ advice during the investigation stage, the accused was charged with assault. Upon Mr. Mines’ client pleading guilty, and after hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the trial judge suspended sentence and placed Mr. Mines’ client on probation.