What is an Acquittal?

An acquittal occurs when someone accused of a criminal offence takes their matter to trial and is found not guilty of the offences. Following pre-trial discussions involving the criminal defence lawyer, the Crown Attorney and a judge, the accused and their criminal...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jabbar Washington

On January 21, 1995, several armed men looking for drugs and cash staged an apartment invasion in a public housing development  in the Brownsville neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York.  Two of them began shooting, wounding five of the occupants —most shot several...

Is it a Crime to Play a Prank on Someone?

You may be charged with a criminal offence for playing a prank on someone. In May 2017, two men, who go by the name F–kry in the Six, found this out after they were arrested after a series of prank videos were posted on their online accounts. It is alleged that the...

Is it a Crime to Hate?

You may be charged with a criminal offence for expressing hateful views in Canada. In Canada our freedom of expression is not absolute and is limited both by the Criminal Code and by the Canadian Human Rights Commission. In Ontario, the Ontario Human Rights Commission...
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