Cyberbullying, Social Media Networks And Sentencing of Adults Preying on Children : Court Strikes a Hard Blow

Guest Blogger: Brock Jones, Crown Law Criminal How should the courts address appropriate sentences for online predators who prey on vulnerable children through various forms of cyberbullying? This was the question put squarely to the Alberta Court of Appeal in R v Mackie (2014 ABCA 221). Background Statistics Canada reported this summer that the traditional…