Innocence…

Nov. 25, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - Joanna Pozzulo and Emily Pica Eyewitness misidentification is the leading cause of known wrongful convictions Wrongful convictions are sufficiently common that the legal system is looking to understand … [Read more...]

Hiring…

Nov. 20, 2022 Blogger Russell Webster (UK) Progress and Prejudices – Shifts in the UK employers’ attitude in hiring people with convictions “Employers more likely to hire people with convictions.”   This piece of research makes it at … [Read more...]

Better neighbours…

Sept 26, 2022 Governor Jay Inslee (Washington State) How Norwegian prisons prepare inmates to become better neighbors “Much about Norway’s famous prisons stands in contrast to American impressions of incarceration. The opinion of the Norwegian … [Read more...]

Trauma and more…

Aug. 8, 2022  The Lancet: Psychiatry (England’s medical journal) Prof Eamon McCrory, PhD.  DClinPsy.,   Lucy Foulkes, Ph D.,  Prof Essi Viding, Ph D. (All three authors are at the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University … [Read more...]

Rethinking…

Dec 15, 2021  Maytree Series: Advancing justice - Akwatu Khenti  Rethinking community policing: Civilian partners in public safety Part of a continuing series, this article looks to the efforts to broaden the notion of public safety beyond the … [Read more...]

Mum’s the word…

May 17, 2021 Toronto Star – Alyshah Hasham She wanted to tell you about her sex assault. The court has finally let her Morrell Andrews has a story to tell and without her knowledge or consent she was banned by the court from telling about … [Read more...]

Follow the money…

April 20, 2021 Department of Finance: Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2021/04/budget-2021-a-recovery-plan-for-jobs-growth-and-resilience.html CBC News Highlights of … [Read more...]

Repairing harm…

April 14, 2021 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson Woman wrongfully convicted over flawed Motherisk evidence acquitted by Ontario court Joyce Hayman has endured 23 years before this week the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned her conviction for … [Read more...]

Lessons…

March 16, 2021 Think Global Health.org – Ted Alcorn How Norway's Prisons Have Weathered a Pandemic - Its famously progressive correctional system is anomalous, but still has lessons for other countries Lots of justice people greatly admire … [Read more...]

Police and funding…

Feb 24, 2021 Toronto Star – Matt Elliot With its budget, Toronto council takes slow, careful steps toward police reform — but will it stay the course? The issue of funding Toronto police shows sign of becoming increasingly contentious, both … [Read more...]