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The What is Future of Marijuana And Driving...

With prospective marijuana legalization it is unclear how to monitor impaired driving and An estimated 20- 30% percentage of the Canadian population currently recreationally consumes marijuana and 59% are in support of potential legalization.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of the current Liberal government, have spoken about their desire and intention to decriminalizing its use, and even go as far as legalizing it. Trudeau has set up a task force with the provinces to figure out how to implement this promise. The Task Force will seek input on the design of a new system to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to marijuana. The advice of the task-force will be considered by the Government of Canada as the new framework is developed for marijuana legalization and regulation. The looming potential legalization of marijuana introduces a problem. While a large portion of the Canadian population historically…

3 Nov 2016

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ronald Dalton

2 Nov 2016

Ronald Dalton spent nearly eight years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of killing his wife. In Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, on August 16, 1988 Randy…

Is it a Crime to be a Member of a Terrorist...

1 Nov 2016

It is not a crime to be a member of a terrorist organization, however there are terrorism criminal offences in the Criminal Code.   Motivated by…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Gordon Folland

26 Oct 2016

  Gordon Folland was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault. Hamilton man, Gordon Folland was charged with sexual assault after it was alleged that on November 23,…

Is it a Crime to Videotape Your Sexual...

25 Oct 2016

it is a criminal offence to videotape someone without their consent.   It is illegal to videotape your sexual encounter with someone without his or her…

Will I have a Criminal Record if I am...

20 Oct 2016

It may be possible to avoid a criminal record even if there is a finding of guilt for a domestic assault charge. Determining whether or not…

#wrognfullyconvictedwednesday Maria Sheppard

19 Oct 2016

Maria Sheppard was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter for killing her own step-daughter.   In 1991 Maria Shepard was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter for killing her three-year-old…