• False Creek at night

Our Successes

Sexual Offences

R. vs. A.C. – Surrey Provincial Court

Charge: Sexual Assault.
Issue: Whether, in the circumstances, the Crown would be able to prove the charge.
Result: After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, Crown withdrew the criminal charge upon Mr. Mines’ client entering into a Peace Bond.

R. vs. M.I. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Communicating for Prostitution.
Issue: Whether, in the circumstances of Mr. Mines’ client, it was in the public interest to proceed with the charge.
Result: After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, Crown Counsel withdrew the charge.

R. vs. S.A. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Communicating for Prostitution.
Issue: On a guilty plea, whether it was appropriate for Mr. Mines’ client to receive a conviction.
Result: After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the judge granted Mr. Mines’ client a discharge.

R. vs. S.D. – Vancouver Police Investigation

Charge: Sexual Assault.
Issue: Whether police would recommend charges to Crown Counsel.
Result: After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions on his client’s behalf, the police decide not to forward charges.