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Month: February 2016

February Criminal Law Round-up

Despite the relentless coverage of the Ghomeshi trial at the beginning of February, there was no shortage of criminal law news this month. In the news: The mother of a young Inuit man who died in custody is seeking redress from the federal government. The Current did...

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Fixing our Broken Bail System

There has been growing discontent with our current bail system and the topic is on the radar of the federal government, who just released a study that it commissioned to look at how to reform our bail system in Canada. A news story of the report can be found...

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Believing Complainants & Reasonable Doubt

Jian Ghomeshi's trial for sexual assault and overcoming resistance by choking wrapped up yesterday with both the Crown and defence making their final submissions. The trial has been extensively covered by the media, with many others weighing in on social media. The...

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