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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jack White

It took 17 years for Jack White to clear his name after being wrongfully convicted of sexual assault. In 1993 Jack White was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault. He had been working at Huronia, a facility for youth with developmental disabilities for twenty-three years with an exemplary record of employment, when it was alleged that he sexually assaulted one of the residents.  The allegations arose after several events that made Jack a target at work. He had assisted the police in their investigation into a death of a resident, testifying against his college at his manslaughter trial. He also co-authored a report acknowledging his college’s abuse and mistreatment of residents.  One of his colleges named in the report, alleged that he had observed Jack sexual assaulting one of the residents in the showers. He claimed to have witnessed Jack fondling her breasts and making sexually suggestive…

3 Aug 2016

Is it a Crime to Count Cards?

2 Aug 2016

Card counting is not a criminal offence in Canada. Card counting is a strategy used in casino card games and the Ontario Court of Justice has ruled…

What Are Potential Sentences For a Finding...

28 Jul 2016

  A judge is responsible for determining your sentence after a finding of guilt for a criminal offence The following are potential sentences for a person…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Tammy Marquardt

27 Jul 2016

Was wrongfully convicted of the second degree murder of her son. When Tammy Marquardt was just 22 years old she was wrongfully accused and convicted of…

Is it Crime to Tip a Cow?

26 Jul 2016

The Criminal Code has prohibitions on injuring animals. For example, section 444 of the Criminal Code, specifically protecting cattle, states that: Injuring or endangering cattle 444 (1) Every one commits…

What is a Peace Bond?

21 Jul 2016

A peace bond can be a good alternative to  a finding of  guilt for the accused. When someone is facing criminal charges they may be resolved  by entering into a…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Dinesh Kumar

20 Jul 2016

Dinesh Kumar was wrongfully convicted of killing his own son. Dinesh Kumar, a recent immigrate to Canada from India, was wrongfully accused and convicted of murdering…