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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Andrew Leander...

    Here is Andrew Leander Wilson with his family, shortly after his release. Andrew Leander Wilson would spend 32 years, three months and 14 days in prison for a crime he did not commit. When Andrew was 30 years old, he was falsely accused and wrongfully convicted of a murder he did not commit. He would be 62 years old before he would be exonerated and  again be a free man. Leading to his release and eventual exoneration was information that demonstrated that the prosecutor in his first trial had withheld evidence from the defence and court, resulting in his wrongful conviction. In the recent ruling, Superior Court Judge Laura Priver found that Andrew had been deprived of his constitutional rights to a fair trial. She vacated his conviction and ordered his immediate release. Prior to this ruling, Andrew had fortunately had the assistance of…

2 Aug 2017

Is it a Crime to Falsely Identify Yourself...

1 Aug 2017

It is possible to be charged with the criminal offence of Obstructing Justice for falsely identifying or refusing to identify yourself to police Obstruction of Justice is defined in section…

Who is Nelson Mandela?

27 Jul 2017

While fighting for equality and peace Nelson Mandela faced and was convicted of criminal offence charges. Before winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and becoming…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mustafa Ururyar

26 Jul 2017

  Mustafa Ururyar was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.   In 2015, Mustafa Ururyar was accused of sexually assaulting Mandi Gray, a woman with whom he…

Is it a Crime to Prank Call Someone?

25 Jul 2017

You could face criminal offence charges for prank calling someone.   prank calling can be defined as a mischievous phone call made to trick someone. While…

What is Mental Health Court?

21 Jul 2017

Accused persons in Ontario suffering from mental illness can have different resolutions available to them. The Ontario criminal justice system recognizes the casual connection that can…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Anthony Daye

19 Jul 2017

Anthony was convicted of a crime he did not commit. When Anthony Daye 30 years old he was wrongfully convicted of a crime, drug possession for…