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...]

Policing…

Mar 28, 2022  Faculty of Arts - University of Regina Online March 31 as law professor Jennifer Llewellyn (Dalhousie University) delivers the 2022 Dr. Gordon Wicijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan lecture.  Re-imagining Public Safety:  … [Read more...]

Repeat offenders…

Mar 14, 2022  Center for Crime and Justice Studies (UK) – Richard Garside Escaping the monotony of repeated failure Garside is a well-known British activist in criminal justice and he raises the question that frustrates all of us, frequently … [Read more...]

RJ in practice…

Mar 11, 2022  CBC News – Haley Ryan Spouse of Portapique gunman to have criminal charge resolved - Lisa Banfield was one of 3 people charged with providing ammunition to gunman Lisa Banfield was charged with supplying ammunition to the … [Read more...]

Trauma and Compassion…

Jan 24, 2022 Aljazeera What if prisons were more humane? The notion of trauma induced criminal activity is not new but the idea of asking what happened to you vs what’s wrong with you is beginning to have an impact.  Here, three witnesses to … [Read more...]

Covid in jail…

Jan 3, 2022  Twitter from Alyshah Sanmati Hasham – Court Reporter for the Toronto Star (Dec 30, 2021) JAIL COVID UPDATE: There are outbreaks at: Brockville Jail, Maplehurst Correctional Complex, Niagara Detention Centre, Quinte Detention Centre, … [Read more...]

Equal justice…

Oct 29, 2021 Globe and Mail – Willow Fiddler Former Thunder Bay police board chair files human-rights complaint against chief, other senior officials Friday past Georjann Morriseau, an Indigenous person and former chair of the police services … [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...]

Law gone wrong…

April 7, 2021  Toronto Star – Alyshah Hasham An Ontario sex assault victim was just fined $2,000 for breaking a publication ban on her own identity. The case is as bad as it sounds, experts say Waterloo is one place in Canada that seems to be … [Read more...]

Trauma training…

Oct. 28, 2017 Policy Options – Elizabeth Sheehy and Simon Lapierre The Jordan decision’s impact on cases of violence against women The Jordan decision was a clarification by the Supreme Court of Canada about what constitutes unreasonable delay … [Read more...]