Guns and violence…

March 4, 2018 Global News – Natasha Pace Domestic violence court opens in Halifax, officials anticipate 1,000 cases annually A court that deals specifically with cases of domestic violence has opened in Halifax.  The court will sit one day a … [Read more...]

Abuse causes imprisonment…

Sept 17, 2017 Common Dreams (US) – Sarah Lazare Locked Up for Surviving: The Untold Story of the Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline - New study concludes that a history of abuse is not just a predictor of future incarceration—it is a cause This … [Read more...]

Civil justice…

Sept 7, 2017 Globe and Mail - Allison Speigel Why you should care that our civil-justice system is broken Speigel is a commercial litigator who thinks that the current status of civil law – an international ranking of 112 out of 190 countries … [Read more...]

Zombie politics…

  Nov. 28, 2013   Moyers and Company – Bill Moyers and Henry Giroux Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics  Giroux is a professor at McGill University.  This interview (45 minutes and well worth the time and trouble), and perhaps some of … [Read more...]

Blaming the victims

  Sept 6, 2013 –  CBC News Ottawa's research on trafficking of aboriginal women panned - Some in aboriginal community accuse government of blaming victims  A RFP by the federal government is asking for researchers to look at the potential for … [Read more...]

FASD

 July 30, 2013  Toronto Star – Guest opinion by Shelia Burns Turning around Ontario lives hurt by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder  The author, a Community Leadership in Justice Fellow, Law Foundation of Ontario, says that fetal alcohol … [Read more...]