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Is it a Crime to Lie About Your Criminal...

Criminal offence charges can affect your professional licence.  Professions in certain fields such as, health care and real estate are regulated professions that typically require a criminal background check during the application process and  afterwards once employed. For individuals who have been previously charged with a criminal offence or are facing criminal offence charges this can present a predicament. Depending on how their matter resolved, they may not have a conviction registered against them but still may be required to disclosure information about their criminal offence history. For instance if their matter had resolved via a peace bond, discharge or conditional discharge they would not have a conviction or finding of guilt registered against them but would nonetheless  have a criminal record. Depending on the criminal background check required for their profession this information may or may not be revealed during the official criminal background check.…

30 Nov 2017

Is it a Crime to Have a Mistaken Belief in...

21 Nov 2017

When determining whether an accused person is guilty of sexual assault, the Court considers consent. If you are accused of sexual assault and can prove to…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Evin King

15 Nov 2017

Evin King smiles following his release form prison. On June 22, 1994, the nude body of 41-year-old Crystal Hudson was found in the bedroom closet of…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Rickey Dale...

1 Nov 2017

On February 15, 2001, the badly mutilated and decomposed body of 46-year-old Marie Cholette, a transient rail rider, was found in a tent in a hobo camp known as “Indian…