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Criminal Law - Dangerous and long-term offenders - Long-term offender designation - Eventual control of risk in community - Substantial risk of re-offending

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by Pascal from his designation as a long-term offender and from the resulting seven-year long-term supervision order. He also sought leave to appeal from his determinate sentence of two years’ imprisonment. The predicate offence was a violent sexual assault on a sex trade worker that took place shortly after Pascal’s 18th birthday. Pascal had been apprehended from his mother’s care at the age of two years old and had become a Crown ward when he was six years old. He spent his entire childhood in...