Review miscarriages…

May 18, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White Senators call for exoneration of 12 Indigenous women who endured ‘systemic inequality’ in Canada’s criminal justice system Is it possible that in Canada there could be a gross miscarriage of … [Read more...]

Re-entry jobs…

May 13, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Finding a job for ex-con… This link elaborates on the difficulty of all formerly incarcerated persons in getting employment once released.  There is usually a question on a job app about criminal … [Read more...]

Elusive…

April 16, 2022 The Lawyer’s Daily – Lea Keren The continued elusiveness of prison justice This commentary highlights the internal process of grievance in the federal prison system, the only process by which an incarcerated person can air a … [Read more...]

Police reform…

Mar 10, 2022 Blogger Russell Webster (UK) Strategic review of policing proposes fundamental reform - New Police Foundation report into future of policing proposes most fundamental reform for a generation This is the third of a series of reports … [Read more...]

Victim to perpetrator…

Feb 7, 2022 CNN - Esha Mitra Some people in a cheering crowd called for her to be raped. Many were women There is on occasion an article that merits attention simply because the implications and impact are horrendous.  This article is one of … [Read more...]

Who’s listening?

Jan 18, 2022 All night buses for housing The most recent deep cold in Toronto led to a warning declaration by the city and the use of city buses overnight for protection by some homeless people, where kindly bus drivers allowed, drawing attention … [Read more...]

Baby deaths…

Jan 13, 2022 Blogger Russell Webster (UK) A Baby Never Forgotten. A Tribute to Brooke Leigh Powell by Dr. Lucy Baldwin and Louise Powell This article and the link is most unusual.  Sometimes we can find the worse of our humanity at the edges of … [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...]

Human rights…

Dec 13, 2021 Canadian Bar Association Business and Human Rights The Bar uses the UN Guiding Principles (UNGP) (2011) and its update in 2018 to the UN General Assembly as the basis for lawyers to advise clients doing business internationally in … [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...]