Monthly Archives: February 2013

Child Pornography: Aggravating and Mitigating factors

During sentencing for Child Pornography offences, the court will consider aggravating and mitigating factors. What are some examples of Aggravating and Mitigating factors/circumstances? AGGRAVATING criminal record for similar or related offences whether there was also production or distribution of the … Continue reading

Manslaughter and Mitigating Circumstances

Mistakes can be made on the heat of the moment. During a Criminal Sentencing hearing the court will consider factors that tend to call for a longer sentence (aggravating) and those which tend to call for a shorter sentence (mitigating). … Continue reading