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The Richard Suter Case: Should You Refuse a Lawful Breath Sample Demand? (15mins)

In Case Comments, Case Comments, Criminal Law, Sentencing, Specific Offences by Peter Sankoff

The Richard Suter case has been the subject of big news in Edmonton. Suter caused a terrible tragedy when he drove his Jeep through the window of a restaurant patio, killing a 2.5 year old boy. Suter was recently sentenced to the “light” sentence of four months in prison for unlawfully failing to provide a breath sample when he knew that …