Argus Posted May 13, 2017 Report Share Posted May 13, 2017 The Liberals voted down bill S-217 which was passed overwhelmingly by the senate and which would have required that judges be given the criminal history, if any, of the person who is undergoing a bail hearing. Pardon me for being startled that this isn't already done. I would think that a person's criminal history would be extremely relevant in determining whether an individual should get bail, and how high it should be, and what conditions it would be given. Apparently not. This bill would have remedied it bu the Liberals voted it down, apparently because they feel that it's not fair for criminals to be judged by a judge based on their past criminal history. Not even in a bail hearing. http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/05/12/widow-speaks-out-after-wynns-law-effectively-defeated 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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