Archive for September, 2016

The Stash House Sting

  • September 16, 2016
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

They blend together. The undercover terrorism operation. The stash house sting. And the Mr. Big scenario. They all raise legal and sociological concerns fixed in the efficacy of law enforcement and the vast resources vested in playing out what, in…

The Ethics Of General Deterrence

  • September 4, 2016
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

Cocaine, heroin, fentanyl. Trafficking in these kinds of drugs, or possessing them for that purpose, means jail time in Canada. And a lot of jail time. For thirty-five years the Alberta Court of Appeal has maintained that general deterrence is…