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Alberta - R. v. Bird, 2008 ABQB 327

R. v. Bird, 2008 ABQB 327 (Ross J.):

Sentencing of youth as adult for manslaughter, sexual assault and kidnapping – offender with FASD, which had a disinhibiting effect on behavior and makes it difficult to learn new behaviours - easily led and low maturity – reduced moral culpability – FASD makes rehabilitation challenging – 9 years in jail.