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.
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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.
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
Heather Gagnier graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2018. She completed her articles at a large full-service law firm in Edmonton, and subsequently practiced as a civil litigator in Edmonton and in London, Ontario before joining Bottos Law Group. She has appeared in the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Heather does both trial and appellate work.
A judge has released a written decision explaining why he ordered a murder suspect to remove his COVID-19 mask during a recent trial.
Austin Corbett was interviewed in the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald on Dec. 9, 2020, shortly after the Province announced they would be introducing new reflective licence plates to make them easier to be read by Automated Licence Plate Readers. Automated Licence Plate readers have been used in some US states, where concerns over the… View Article
Austin Corbett joined CTV Primetime on September 4, 2019 to discuss the problems at the Edmonton Remand Centre, sexual assault sentencing, and the new “Ghomeshi” rules.
In addition to serving clients in Alberta, Bottos Law Group also proudly offers our legal services to clients in the Northwest Territories and Yellowknife. We are an Edmonton-based criminal defence firm that practices exclusively in criminal and regulatory law, but we travel extensively to serve clients who live in northern and remote communities. The law… View Article