R v Morris, 2018 ONSC 5186

R v Morris, 2018 ONSC 5186


“Mr. Morris, those are my written causes explaining why I gave you the sentence that I did. I additionally know that my causes will have to give an explanation for the sentence to the Crown, and possibly most significantly, to the general public. Earlier than I start, I will be able to be frank. I do know that some would possibly accuse me of being comfortable on crime. On gun crime. I don’t imagine this is so. Let me give an explanation for.” – Nakatsuru J. in Morris, at para. 1

R v Morris is a sentencing determination delivered within the Ontario Awesome Courtroom by means of Justice S. Nakatsuru. Justice Nakatsuru is understood for his easy-to-read, honest, and principled judgments. He considers the private sides of the accused individual’s lifestyles and, throughout the parameters of the regulation, arrives at a consequence this is adapted to that specific and the crime. On the identical time, he sparsely considers the societal context wherein that individual resides, together with whether or not they have got skilled discrimination of their interactions with the prison justice device. In any case, Justice Nakatsuru considers what, if the rest, he can do to treatment that discrimination.