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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Randy Drunken

  Randy Drunken was wrongfully convicted of murdering his own girlfriend. Newfoundland man, Randy Drunken of St. John’s, was wrongly accused and convicted of killing his girlfriend. Druken was convicted for the 1993 murder of Brenda Marie Young. Young and Drunken had been in a romantic relationship at the time of her murder. Young’s body was discovered on the floor of her St. John’s home by her nine-year-old daughter Cindy. Young was found to have been stabbed 31 times. She  was naked from the waist down, with her underwear wrapped around her neck. Drunken was heartbroken by the loss of his girlfriend but before he had an opportunity to mourn he became a suspect in her murder. At his first trial he was found guilty of first-degree murder. Despite the fact that Drunken’s parents provided an alibi for him on the night of the murder. His parents…

30 Nov 2016

Is it a Crime to Share Your Netflix Password?

29 Nov 2016

  If you Netflix and chill using someone else’s account you could technically be subject to criminal charges. In the Criminal Code legislation exists that is…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Amanda Knox

23 Nov 2016

Amanda Knox spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime she did not commit. 21 year old Meredith Susanna Cara Kercher was a British student…

Is it a Crime to Fail to Attend Court After...

22 Nov 2016

A witness in a criminal matter may be charged with contempt of court. What should witnesses expect in court? The role of witnesses is to tell…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday James Dean

16 Nov 2016

James Dean was wrongfully convicted of murder and sexual assault. During the night of February 5, 1985,  68-year-old Helen Wilson was sexually assaulted and killed in…

Is it a Crime to Assist Someone With Their...

15 Nov 2016

Physician assisted suicide is not a crime in Canada.   The common law crimes of attempting suicide and of assisting suicide were codified in Canada when…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Peter Frumusa

9 Nov 2016

Peter Frumusa was one of many Canadians wrongfully convicted of a crime he did not commit In Niagara, Ontario, Peter Frumusa was arrested in 1988 for…