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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Brendon Dassey

Making a Murderer star Brendon Dassey’s conviction was overturned due to a false confession. Brendon Dassey is well known as a result of the Netflix sensation  Making a Murderer.  When he was only sixteen years old he was falsely accused and convicted of the murder and sexual assault of Teresa Halbach. Brendon  is the nephew of Steven Avery,  who was the focus of the documentary. Steven is a Wisconsin man who was proven to be wrongfully convicted of sexual assault. He was exonerated of the sexual assault. Many years later he would go on to be convicted of murder the murder and sexual assault of Teresa Halbach, along with his nephew. He was found guilty and sentenced in 2007 to life without parole. While his conviction has yet to be overturned many people suspect that he was wrongfully convicted of this murder and sexual assault as well.…

28 Jun 2017

Is it a Crime to Panhandle?

27 Jun 2017

    Aggressive panhandling is a provincial offence in Ontario. Panhandling, the act of begging in the street, in illegal in Ontario if it is deemed…

How R. v. Antic Supreme Court Ruling Changed...

24 Jun 2017

R. v. Antic Supreme Court ruling has positive implications for accused in Canada. R. v. Antic is a welcome decision from the Supreme Court of Canada. With…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Shaurn Thomas

21 Jun 2017

Shaurn after his release from custody nearly 25 years in custody.   When Shaurn Thomas was only 18 years old he was falsely accused of a…

Is it a Crime to Grab Someone’s Arm?

20 Jun 2017

You can be charged with assault fro grabbing someone’s arm. It is a criminal offence in Canada to grab someone’s arm. You can be criminally charged…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Richard...

14 Jun 2017

Richard Anthony Jones suspects that he was wrongfully convicted of a crime due to his striking resemblance to this man. Richard was wrongfully convicted of a…

Is it a Crime to Not Let Someone Leave?

13 Jun 2017

You can be charged with a criminal offence for preventing someone from leaving. It is a criminal offence to not let someone leave. You may be…