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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Rickey Dale...

On February 15, 2001, the badly mutilated and decomposed body of 46-year-old Marie Cholette, a transient rail rider, was found in a tent in a hobo camp known as “Indian Billy’s” in Van Buren, Arkansas. An autopsy revealed that her neck was slashed and she had been stabbed many times. She had been sliced open from her sternum to her pelvic bone, exposing her intestines. Her nipples had been cut off and her liver severed. Her jaw was broken, there was a small cut under one eye, and ashes and burned debris were found inside her pelvic region. In addition, the Crawford County medical examiner concluded that she had suffered extensive trauma to her vagina and anus—both of which had been cut out of her body. The murder was shocking both for its brutality and because murders were rare in the mostly rural county located on the western border of…

1 Nov 2017

Is it a Crime to Enter into a Marriage of...

31 Oct 2017

    Entering into a false a marriage to facilitate someone’s immigration into Canada is marriage fraud. Marriages of convenience are not allowed under Canada’s immigration law. It is illegal…

If I have a Criminal Conviction am I...

19 Oct 2017

  A criminal conviction in Canada can be reason fro inadmissibility to the United States. There are many reasons a person may be ineligible to enter…

Is it a Crime to Impersonate a Doctor?

17 Oct 2017

It is illegal to impersonate a doctor in Canada. It is a criminal offence in Canada to impersonate a doctor. Historically, there have been incidence of…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays Krystal Voss

11 Oct 2017

Krystal Voss was wrongfully convicted of killing her child. On January 31, 2003, 28-year-old Krystal Voss brought her 17-month-old son, Kyran, with no vital signs, to…

Is it a Crime to Record a Conversation?

10 Oct 2017

  It is not a crime to record a conversation in Canada so long as one party consents to the recording. It is not a crime…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Daniel...

4 Oct 2017

Mr. Scheidell pictured here with criminal defence lawyer whose head was covered by a green jacket. At about 5:30 a.m.of May 20, 1995 a 26-year-old woman…