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A Partial Joint Submission is Joint Nonetheless

In R v Manca, 2019 BCCA 280, the BC Court of Appeal held that a joint submission as to part of a sentence would constitute a true joint submission as to that part, despite the parties’ disagreeing as to another aspect of the sentence. In the case of Manca, the defence and Crown both proposed a sentence of 9 …

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