FASD & the Justice System

R. v. JH, [1998] NWTJ No. 163 (Vertes J.):  

Sentencing of youthful offender for sexual assault on two children – horrific upbringing – FAS and on antipsychotic medication – 18 convictions as youth – refusal to participate in sexuality counseling – deep psychological defects manifesting in dangerous behavior – protection of community paramount – 8 years jail