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

Charge: Sexual Assault (reduced to common Assault).
Issue: Given the nature of the allegation and the rehabilitative steps our client had taken under our direction, whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the sex assault charge.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed with a charge of common assault and, after hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the Court granted our client an absolute discharge. No criminal record.