FASD & the Justice System

R. v. Craig, 2008 BCPC 365 (O’Byrne J.): 

Aboriginal offender with deplorable upbringing sentenced on B&E – cognitive difficulties may be FASD – probation officer and defence counsel seeking CSO, opposed by Crown – degree of premeditation and planning to offence – primary concern is protection of the public, only possible in jail – 3 years.