A different Gladue

Sept 15, 2020 Lawyer’s Daily: Luis Millán   Gladue principles may apply to homeless people, rules Quebec Court of Appeal “In a decision welcomed by criminal lawyers, the Quebec Court of Appeal seems to have opened the door for the principle … [Read more...]

Punish or rehab?

Dec 28, 2017  Globe and Mail – Michelle Zilio Canadians prioritize prosecution over rehabilitation for jihadi suspects: poll A Nanos poll has found that 62% of Canadians favour criminal charges and jail over rehabilitation for returning … [Read more...]

Absurdly punitive…

May 16, 2016  Toronto Star – Editorial (May 13, 2016) Undo Harper’s punitive pardon policy As the Liberal government begins an assessment of the changes brought under the Conservative tough-on-crime laws, issues involved the practices … [Read more...]

Global mobility…

    May 17, 2015  Globe and Mail - François Crépeau and Idil Atak Mobility will stop the migrant tragedies, not the military The authors are experts in questions around international migration, both professors at McGill and working with the … [Read more...]

Pay cuts in jail…

  Aug. 10, 2014  CBC News – Maureen Brosnahan Prison inmates take federal government to court over pay cuts  Prisoners in the federal system get paid for their work, only not much, and last October the government moved to cut the pay a … [Read more...]