Her Majesty the Queen, et al. v. Hussein Jama Nur, et al. part 1/2

Supreme Court Hearings

Her Majesty the Queen, et al. v. Hussein Jama Nur, et al. part 1/2

Case # 35678
Her Majesty the Queen, et al. v. Hussein Jama Nur, et al. (November 7, 2014)
Case # 35684
Her Majesty the Queen, et al. v. Sidney Charles, et al. (November 7, 2014)

The respondents in both cases pleaded guilty to charges related to to firearm possession. Both respondents successfully challenged the three-year mandatory minimum sentencing regime under s. 95 of the Criminal Code. The respondents claimed that mandatory minimum sentencing constituted cruel and unusual punishment and violated their charter rights.