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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mustafa Ururyar

  Mustafa Ururyar was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.   In 2015, Mustafa Ururyar was accused of sexually assaulting Mandi Gray, a woman with whom he had had a casual sexual relationship. The accused and the complainant were both PhD students at York University, when the incident that led to the allegations of sexual assault occurred. It was alleged by the complainant that on July 31, 2015, Mustafa forced her to give him oral sex and engage in sexual intercourse, after the two had been at a party together At his trial Mustafa pleaded not guilty and  testified that the sexual activity was consensual. On July 21, 2016, in a decision that would later be found to be incomprehensible and biased, Mustafa would be convicted of sexual assault. He was sentenced to 18 months in jail — the maximum jail term for a summary sexual assault…

26 Jul 2017

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…

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…