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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Anthony Daye

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 sale, that he did not commit in 2010. He was eventually exonerated in 2017. The contributing factors that lead to his wrongful conviction were perjury and false accusation and official misconduct, In  Iberia, Louisiana, where Anthony was living,  it was alleged that on August 30, 2010, police officers who happened to be in the area witnessed  Anthony Daye  run from a vehicle and toss something away. They subsequently arrested him on scene. The investigating officers claimed to have found him with $1,551 in his pocket and  a bag with about an ounce of marijuana where they claimed he was seen tossing an item away. The officers alleged that during his search  after they discovered the quantity of cash in his…

19 Jul 2017

Is it a Crime to Almost Hit a Pedestrian?

18 Jul 2017

You may be charged with a driving related offence even if no accident occurs.   Careless driving If you almost hit a pedestrian with your car…

What is Gladue Court?

15 Jul 2017

Gladue court intends to address the history of systemic racism faced by Aboriginal people and the over-representation of Aboriginal offenders in Canada. First created in 2001,…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mike Wilkerson

12 Jul 2017

It would take Mike Wilkerson almost 20 years to prove his innocence after being accused of a crime he did not commit. In 1997 Mike Wilkerson…

Is Revenge Porn a Crime?

11 Jul 2017

Revenge porn is a criminal offence in Canada. Revenge porn is a crime in Canada. It is defined as the sexually explicit  portrayal of one or more…

What to Expect at Your Criminal Trial?

8 Jul 2017

You may have your criminal trial at 361 University, Superior Court in Toronto. In the event that you have been charged with a criminal offence and…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Sean Gaines

5 Jul 2017

After being framed by a prison guard Sean Gaines pleaded guilty to a crime he did not commit. Sean Gaines, recently exonerated, was wrongfully convicted of…