Category Archives: Solomon in the media

Solomon Friedman talks minimum sentences on CBC Radio One

Recently in the news: The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled last week that a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for gun possession is unconstitutional. Alan Neal spoke about the ruling with Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman on All In A … Continue reading

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Solomon Friedman weighs in on new proposed gun studies

Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman weighs in on new gun studies proposed by the federal government.  

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Defence lawyer Solomon Friedman on Sandy Hook video game

Gun law expert Solomon Friedman weighs in on a pro-gun control video game in which players can reenact the Sandy Hook massacre.

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Solomon Friedman discusses the collection of DNA on arrest

Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman joins Brian Lilley on Byline to discuss the government’s recent proposal to collect DNA samples from arrested individuals. Solomon raises the legal and constitutional concerns with this proposal and describes this proposal as part … Continue reading

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Solomon Friedman discusses the High River, AB gun seizure

Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman discusses the High River, AB gun seizure by the RCMP. Originally aired on August 13, 2013.

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Solomon Friedman on proposed impaired driving plates

Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman appeared on Byline to discuss a recent Prince Edward Island proposal to assign convicted impaired special license plates. Solomon also examines some of the recent developments in impaired driving legislation – such as roadside … Continue reading

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Solomon Friedman quoted in Global News article on magazine capacity

In a recent article, entitled “Packing heat: How gun law loopholes tripled Canada’s rifle magazine limits”, Global News’ Patrick Cain explored how Canadian firearms businesses and individuals are able to use 10 or 15 round magazines legally in readily available … Continue reading

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Right to know: Changes to law concerning those found ‘not criminally responsible’ must be driven by evidence

This is my most recent column in my firm’s “Right to Know” series about the criminal justice system. This column appeared in today’s Ottawa Citizen. Changes to law concerning those found ‘not criminally responsible’ must be driven by evidence SOLOMON … Continue reading

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Right to Know: Legal aid off limits to all but the poorest

This is my most recent column in my firm’s “Right to Know” series about the criminal justice system. This column appeared in today’s Ottawa Citizen. Legal aid off limits to all but the poorest System must change to allow fair … Continue reading

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Solomon Friedman talks P.A.L. fees, “assault weapons”

I appeared on Brian Lilley’s program to discuss the end of the PAL fee waiver and new discussions about “assault weapon” bans.

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