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Month: November 2015

Sexual assault law & evidence

A few weeks ago, a judgement from Alberta made the news because of some comments made by a judge in a sexual trial. In the case of R v. Wagar, Justice Camp, who later sat on the Federal Court, made remarks to the complainant asking why she "couldn't just keep her...

Lockdown on rights: why jail lockdowns matter

The Citizen recently published this article, outlining how the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) on Innes Rd has been affected by a rising number of lockdowns. During a lockdown, inmates are kept in their cells and visits with family or lawyers are limited. The...

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