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Criminal Defense

Proposed law to limit segregation would help countless inmates

The federal government’s plan to introduce legislation limiting how long prison inmates can remain in solitary confinement is welcome news to those who have been subject to…Read more

Judge orders stay of proceedings post-conviction

Following long trial delays, a Vancouver judge has taken the unusual step of ordering a judicial stay for a man who was convicted in connection with a 2014 home invasion, says his…Read more

Attempted murder charges stayed against Botting's client

The B.C. Supreme Court has stayed charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and robbery against a client of British Columbia criminal lawyer Gary Botting on day three of a…Read more

Extradition

Botting appeals pot extradition surrender to SCC

British Columbia extradition lawyer Dr. Gary Botting has applied to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) for leave to appeal the extradition to the United States of his client on…Read more

Botting seeks leave to appeal extradition case to the SCC

British Columbia extradition lawyer Dr. Gary Botting is seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) an extradition case in which he alleges abuse of process by…Read more

Botting proposes changes to international extradition treaties

British Columbia extradition lawyer Dr. Gary Botting has proposed to an international think tank at the University of Oxford that a Unified Multilateral Extradition Treaty…Read more

Botting invited to international extradition forum in England

British Columbia lawyer and legal scholar Dr. Gary Botting has been invited to participate in an international forum on extradition Aug. 28-30 at Worcester College at the…Read more

Dangerous Offender Law

SCC asked review dangerous offender ruling: Botting

British Columbia criminal lawyer Dr. Gary Botting has been approved by Nova Scotia Legal Aid to represent at the Supreme Court of Canada a Halifax man who was recently…Read more

Botting successfully appeals man's 'dangerous offender' designation

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has overturned a dangerous offender designation for the first person to receive the classification under former prime minister Stephen…Read more

SCC grants leave in dangerous offender case

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has granted British Columbia criminal lawyers Gary Botting and Eric Purtzki leave to appeal the decision in R. v. Boutilier to determine…Read more

Botting to seek leave to appeal dangerous offender status at SCC

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has overturned the B.C. Supreme Court’s declaration in R. v. Boutilier that the dangerous offender provisions of the…Read more

Dangerous offender label inappropriate for 'protracted domestic dispute'

British Columbia lawyer and legal scholar Dr. Gary Botting says the Crown’s application to have a man designated a dangerous offender with an indeterminate sentence is…Read more

Botting to argue key dangerous offender case before B.C. Court of Appeal

British Columbia lawyer and legal scholar Dr. Gary Botting will appear before that province's Court of Appeal next month to affirm that the Criminal Code…Read more

Appeals

Botting pens open letter on remedying wrongful convictions

British Columbia criminal lawyer Gary Botting has written an open letter to David Milgaard to support changes to the way wrongful conviction claims are reviewed. Botting, the…Read more

Crown stays charges against Botting's client after new trial ordered

The Crown has stayed the charges against criminal appellate lawyer Gary Botting's client after a British Columbia court quashed a sexual assault conviction and ordered a…Read more

Gary Himself

Academic credentials can help build successful law practice

In the long run, education can prove to be more important than experience for lawyers, as it may make all the difference in terms of credibility, criminal lawyer and legal…Read more

B.C. lawyer Dr. Gary Botting builds reputation as a novelist

Well-known British Columbia extradition and dangerous offender lawyer Dr. Gary Botting is also gaining a reputation as a novelist. The author of some 40 books,…Read more

Legal scholar, extradition expert Gary Botting recognized by Trent U

One of Canada’s foremost authorities on extradition has been awarded the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award by his alma mater, Trent University in Peterborough. In…Read more