FASD & the Justice System

R. v. Esquega, 2009 OJ No 514, 2009 CanLII 4522 (SC) (Smith J.):  

Sentencing of Aboriginal offender for horrific home invasion with sexual assault, forcible confinement and assault of 80 year old woman – some indication of offender’s FASD but refusal for testing to protect mother – delays in speech, communication, socializing, immature – denunciation paramount – 13 years jail.