Jail suicides…

Nov 26, 2018 CBC News Coroner's inquest begins today into suicide of mentally ill man at OCDC A lot of prison issues coalesce when a coroner’s jury begins the process of examining why an inmate died in prison.  Cleve 'Cas' Geddes hanged himself … [Read more...]

E-carceration…

Nov 21, 2018  N.Y. Times – Michelle Alexander The Newest Jim Crow – Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.” Alexander, lawyer and author of the well-known New Jim Crowe, occasionally … [Read more...]

On transparency and gags…

  Aug. 13, 2014  Global News - Amy Minsky Gag order to be imposed on new RCMP transparency office  Have we reached the height of silliness in this latest?  The Public Safety Department is revising the Civilian Review and Complaints … [Read more...]