Is it a Crime to Record a Conversation?

  It is not a crime and legal in Canada to record a conversation as long as at least one party consents to the recording. It is legal to record a conversation between you and another person, or persons, but not legal to secretly record a conversation between two...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Daniel Scheidell

whose head was covered by a green jacket. At about 5:30 a.m.of May 20, 1995 a 26-year-old woman living in an apartment in Racine Wisconsin awoke to find a man straddling her with his hand over her mouth and a knife at her neck, his face covered by a green jacket. As...
#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Selwyn Days

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Selwyn Days

On the morning of November 21, 1996, the bodies of 78-year-old Archie Harris and his 35-year-old home healthcare aide, Betty Ramcharan, were discovered in Harris’s home in Eastchester, New York, both severely beaten and stabbed to death. Besides having recovered a...

Is it a Crime to Kill or Injure a Dog or Cat?

Yes. It is a crime in Canada to injure or kill a cat or dog. It is also a crime to endanger a cat or dog, cause unnecessary suffering to a dog or cat, and to cause damage or injury to a dog or cat while they are being driven or conveyed. Injuring, endangering or...

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...
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