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Can a Person With A Criminal Record Act as a...

A surety is sometimes required for an accused person to be released from custody. What is a surety? A surety is someone who agrees to take responsibility for a person accused of a crime. Being a surety is a serious commitment. A surety is responsible for supervising an accused person in the community and ensuring that an accused person obeys all of the terms of their release and can include terms such as:   residing with their surety or at an address approved of by their surety abiding by a term of house arrest or possibly a curfew attending court reporting to the police not having direct, or indirect, contact with the alleged victim or witnesses or not attending within a defined boundary where the alleged victim or witnesses are known to live, work or be not possessing or consuming alcohol or drugs, not to be…

21 Sep 2017

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Victor Rosario

20 Sep 2017
Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.

Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.   Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 1982, a fire was reported in a building at 32-34-36 Decatur…

What is an Acquittal?

24 Aug 2017

An acquittal is a decision in a criminal trail that the accused in not guilty. An acquittal occurs when someone accused of a criminal offence takes…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jabbar...

23 Aug 2017

Here Jabbar Washington Washington hugs his criminal defence lawyer, shortly after being exonerated. On January 21, 1995, several armed men looking for drugs and cash staged…

Is it a Crime to Play a Prank on Someone?

22 Aug 2017

Two Toronto men are facing multiple criminal offence charges for allegedly playing pranks on unsuspecting people. You may be charged with a criminal offence for playing…

#wrongfullyconivctedwednesday Frederick Clay

16 Aug 2017

Here we see Fredrick with his lawyers shortly after being exonerated.         Shortly after 4 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 1979, residents heard…

Is it a Crime to Hate?

15 Aug 2017

In Canada you may face criminal offence charges for hateful conduct. You may be charged with a criminal offence for expressing hateful views in Canada. In…