The Supreme Court of Canada is set to announce its decision in Joseph Ryan Lloyd v. Her Majesty the Queen on Friday, April 15. The court will decide if mandatory minimum prison sentences for people convicted of drug crimes violates the constitution.
Experts from the Peter A. Allard School of Law are available to comment:
Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
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Isabel Grant (by phone only)
Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
The British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), along with a group of legal and human rights experts, was an intervener in this case. M-J Milloy, research scientist and infectious disease epidemiologist from the BC-CfE and an assistant professor of medicine in the AIDS division at UBC, can also provide comment to the media.
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