Bad laws, over-litigation…

Dec 14, 2016 National Newswatch – Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press Justice tracking more than 100 constitutional challenges to mandatory penalties The federal Justice Department is tracking more than 100 constitutional challenges to items arising … [Read more...]

Historic judge…

Oct 19, 2016 National Newswatch – Michael MacDonald, Canadian Press Atlantic Canada cheers ‘historic’ nomination of Newfoundlander to Supreme Court Malcolm Rowe, a provincial Court of Appeal justice, has been named to the Supreme Court of … [Read more...]

Group homes…

March 16, 2016 Toronto Star – Sandro Contenta and Jim Rankin Children's aid societies urge Ontario group-home overhaul A report tabled by the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS), is concerned with the lack of supervision … [Read more...]

Spot checks?

     Aug 26, 2015  Toronto Star – San Grewal Peel police conducted 159,303 street checks in six years Known as ‘carding’ in Toronto, and just as controversial, Peel Regional Police records show that one out of 46 residents had been … [Read more...]

Aboriginal justice…

    Aug. 16, 2015 The Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy – David Daubney Truth, Reconciliation and Prisons Citing a long standing over-representation of Aboriginals in Canada’s prisons, Daubney recalls the development of criminal justice … [Read more...]