The R. v. Jordan Effect

R. v. Jordan is a 2016 Supreme Court of Canada decision that ultimately changed the definition of what is means for a person accused of criminal offences to be tried within a reasonable time period. Under section 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms an...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Brendon Dassey

Brendon Dassey is well known as a result of the Netflix sensation  Making a Murderer.  When he was only sixteen years old he was falsely accused and convicted of the murder and sexual assault of Teresa Halbach. Brendon  is the nephew of Steven Avery,  who was the...
Is it a Crime to Panhandle?

Is it a Crime to Panhandle?

Panhandling, the act of begging in the street, in illegal in Ontario if it is deemed aggressive in nature. It is not defined as criminal offence in the Criminal Code of Canada t is a Provincial Offence, which carries less serious consequences to criminal offences...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Shaurn Thomas

  When Shaurn Thomas was only 18 years old he was falsely accused of a brutal execution style murder that happened nearly two years prior to his arrest, when he was only 16 years old. It was alleged that  Shaurn was involved in the  November 13, 1990, murder of...
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