Who is Nelson Mandela?

Before winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and becoming the first ever democratically elected President of South Africa in 1994, Nelson Mandela was arrested for sabotage. A prominent member of the African National Congress, Mandela actively protested the apartheid...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mustafa Ururyar

    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...

Is it a Crime to Prank Call Someone?

  prank calling can be defined as a mischievous phone call made to trick someone. While prank calling may seem like an innocent childhood fun, it is possible to be charged with a criminal offence for prank calling, depending on the extent of your actions. If you...

What is Mental Health Court?

The Ontario criminal justice system recognizes the casual connection that can sometimes exist between mental health issues and criminal behaviour. In Ontario this is demonstrated via the existence of mental health courts. Mental health courts are specialized criminal...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Anthony Daye

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...
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