FASD & the Justice System

R. v. Bebonang, 2015 ONSC 195 (Cornell J.)

DO application for 38 yo Aboriginal offender convicted of aggravated assault – lengthy criminal record – diagnosed with FASD, functionally illiterates– various treatments tried and failed over 15 year period – evidence about programs being established for people with FASD does not give rise to reasonable expectation of control in community given lack of detailed support plan and past treatment history – indeterminate detention