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An example of how the media’s hysteria fuelled many the false allegations in the Martenville sex scandal. The Martenville sex scandals are an infamous case of wrongfully conviction, wrongful prosecutions and falsely laid criminal charges. The ordeal began in 1992 when a mother in Martenville Saskatchewan alleged that her child had been sexually assaulted by another local woman who ran a babysitting service and day care centre. As the police  investigated, further incidents were alleged by multiple complainants. Ultimately the investigation would lead to more than twelve people facing criminal charges. Among the people facing criminal charges in relation to the investigation, were five police officers from three different police forces. The investigation culminated with the laying of over one hundred criminal charges against various accused. The allegations were that numerous people in the Martenville community had been involved with running a Satanic cult called The Brotherhood of…

28 Dec 2016

Is it a Crime to be a Member of a Gang?

27 Dec 2016

It is not a crime in and of itself to be a member of a gang or criminal organization. It is not a crime in and…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Rejean Hinse

21 Dec 2016

Here Rejean Hinse explains his experience of being wrongfully convicted using the  famous painting “The Scream”. in 1961 Quebec man, Rejean Hinse, was only twenty-three years…

Is it a Crime to Post Intimate Photos of...

20 Dec 2016

is it a criminal offence to share intimate photos of someone online without their consent.   Since March 10, 2015 it has been a criminal offence…

#wrongfulyconvicted Wednesday Wilson Nepoose

14 Dec 2016

  Wilson Nepoose was wrongfully convicted of second-degree murder Wilson Nepoose was a First Nations man, of Samson Creeman. He was wrongly convicted of second-degree murder. Wilson was…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

7 Dec 2016

Ivan Henry is spent the longest known period of time incarcerated of any person wrongfully convicted of a crime. A Vancouver man, Ivan William Mervin Henry …

Is it a Crime to Plan to Commit a Crime?

6 Dec 2016

  Planning to commit a crime is a criminal offence in itself.   Planning to commit a crime is a criminal offence in Canada. Regardless of…