Posts Tagged ‘criminal lawyer’

Will criminals be happy about poorly paid prosecutors and police?

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Will criminals benefit from poorly paid and poorly trained prosecutors and police officers?

That’s what Sonia Lebel, a Montreal prosecutor said after being forced back to work by the Quebec government.

Quebec’s prosecutors were on strike when the government adopted back-to-work legislation.

In Lebel’s words:

“The criminals are maybe the only people really happy about what’s happening right now. We gave them a Crown that’s not equipped to fight them.”

I disagree with Lebel.

Underfunding prosecutors (and police) will be worse for criminals – in the long run. Here’s why.

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Criminal Charges

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Have you been charged with a crime? Never Plead Guilty to any crime until you are fully informed about the charges your facing and the consequences of conviction.