Article 163 Corrupting morals by manufacturing and distributing of obscene materials.
Those responsible for laying charges against Mr. Couture: Michel Pennou and Geneviève Dagenais.
Convince the jury that the art of Mr. Remy Couture is an "undue portrayal of sex." That is to say, the art and creativity of projects of Mr. Couture encourage sexual activity inculcated of deviance without artistic value.
NB: The films and photos series of Remy show the work of a serial killer, a fictional character who was engaged in sordid murders and some scenes implemented sexual connotation, all the scenes are simulated.
No. No any a case involving an artistic value. This was the first time in this country.
Me Véronique Robert et Me Robert Doré
Convince the jury that Mr. Couture's work has artistic value, according to the rules of an artistic approach and techniques known in the field of special effects.
10 to 21 December 2012
The December 21, 2012 Remy was acquitted, '' Even if they were violent and disturbing, the images created by Remy Couture were not obscene as to be criminal, the jury ruled. ''
The money from the taxpayer.
The accused, Remy Couture had to pay all legal costs.
Over $ 30,000
We can talk here about 1 million or more ... money directly from our taxes!
The law provides for two-year maximum prison sentence. The Crown wanted to make Remy Couture a scapegoat and an exemplary case. It is likely that the sentence would have been exemplary too! Mr Couture risked a criminal record that would undoubtedly harm his career, without committing any crime!