In the News / Sex Crimes
Dino Bottos Comments on New De Ruiter Charges
Dino Bottos, criticized how police have handled this case to date. “I’m very concerned about the police’s conduct here,” he said shortly after Leigh Ann de Ruiter was granted bail on consent from the Crown Wednesday afternoon.
DWI vs DUI: What is the difference?
DWI vs DUI: What is the difference? If you have been charged with an impaired driving offence, you have likely... View Article
Current Events / Firm News / In the News
Swearing an Oath a Violation of Religious Freedom
Bottos Law Student-at-Law, Prabjot S. Wirring, challenges the law requiring new lawyers to swear allegiance to the Queen.
In the News / Sex Crimes
Will van Engen Opposes Extreme Sentence
Bottos Law Counsel Will van Engen was in Court in January opposing an extreme sentence sought by the Crown for his client.
Austin Corbett on Over-Incarceration in the Northwest Territories
Austin Corbett of Bottos Law Group recently commented on the ongoing problem of over-incarceration of indigenous persons, especially women, across Canada and in the Northwest Territories.
Current Events / Homicide & Manslaughter / In the News / Sex Crimes
Will van Engen Comments on “Noah’s Law” Proposal for New Law
Will van Engen, defence counsel with Bottos Law Group, spoke to the CBC about the proposed “Noah’s Law” which would impose mandatory minimum sentences on repeat sexual offenders and allow public access to the sexual offender registry.
In the News
Alberta Review Board and the NCR Offender
Bottos Law Group lawyer Jacqueline Petrie was featured in an article examining the struggle of people, like Mr. Kankam, who have been in hospital for years but given almost no opportunity to move back into the community despite being mentally well for a long time
Homicide & Manslaughter / In the News
Judge Rules on Whether Accused Must Remove Mask in Court
A judge has released a written decision explaining why he ordered a murder suspect to remove his COVID-19 mask during a recent trial.
In the News / Other Crimes
Lawyer Sounds Alarm Over Automated Licence Plate Readers
Austin Corbett was interviewed in the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald on Dec. 9, 2020, shortly after the Province announced... View Article
In the News / Supreme Court of Canada
Peter Sankoff cited by Supreme Court of Canada
Bottos Law Group Associate Counsel Peter Sankoff was cited twice in last week’s landmark decision of R v Zora, 2020 SCC 14.
Dino Bottos Named Queen’s Counsel
Dino Bottos appointed as Queen's Counsel in Alberta, a recognition of his commitment to the profession and the public for the past 30 years.
Austin Corbett Wins Criminal Law Award
Bottos Law Group lawyer Austin Corbett was honoured on Dec. 11, 2019 by being awarded the Bruce Gunn Junior Barrister’s Award.