Jeremy Jensen represented a client implicated in the death of a cyclist. By working with the Crown, the Judge accepted a proposed joint-sentence that did not result in a driving prohibition.
Jeremy Jensen represented a client charged with selling Fentanyl. This is the first decision made by a British Columbia Judge in relation to sentencing an individual charged with trafficking Fentanyl. Although the Crown was seeking a four-year prison sentence, the Judge sided with Jeremy’s submissions, sentencing the accused to 2 years.
Micah Rankin represented a client charged for accidentally killing two dogs he mistakenly believed to be wolves. The Judge agreed with Micah’s submission, and granted a conditional discharge, meaning the client will not have a conviction on his record.
Jay Michi represented a client charged with possessing drugs and weapons. Following a voir-dire, the Judge ruled this evidence was obtained by breaching the accused’s Charter rights, and the charges were dismissed.
Micah Rankin appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada arguing against the human smuggling provisions of the Criminal Code. The Supreme Court of Canada ultimately ruled the provisions were counter to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Jeremy Jensen and Micah Rankin appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, arguing that Judge’s should not have much discretion to reject or vary joint-sentencing submissions proposed by Crown and Defence.