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...]

Spent regime…

Nov. 23, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily - Terry Davidson Coalition’s call for automatic pardons ‘important step forward’: Lawyer The Fresh Start Coalition has a good idea say Davidson, and one that would introduce a significant step forward for … [Read more...]

Big Change…

Nov. 3, 2021  Monitor Magazine – Alex Himelfarb Big change: Five readings to help us understand what’s needed and what it will take Alex Himelfarb (he/him) is the chair of the CCPA national office board, former Clerk of the Privy Council … [Read more...]

Costly Talk on social media…

Oct 25, 2021 National Post – Brian Platt O'Toole's campaign chair Walied Soliman wins $500K defamation award against 'alt-right' commentator - Daniel Bordman attacked O'Toole for having Soliman on his leadership team, including in one video … [Read more...]

Settler healing…

Oct 4, 2021 (Ed Note:  Several have reported difficulty following the link to the five Prison Law booklets made available from Senator Pate’s office through our last newsletter.  If you were one, you may get better results … [Read more...]

Me and the Bear…

May 21, 2021  APTN News - Brett Forester Blackstock gears up for latest Federal Court fight to end ‘human rights tragedy’ against First Nations kids - Ottawa seeks judicial review of rulings that compensate victims of the discriminatory CFS … [Read more...]

Failure to remedy…

March 17, 2021 CBC News - Murray Brewster, Kristen Everson Senior female officer quits Canadian Forces, says she's 'sickened' by reports of sexual misconduct - Lt.-Col. Eleanor Taylor says she's 'not surprised' by recent developments Most … [Read more...]

Lessons…

March 16, 2021 Think Global Health.org – Ted Alcorn How Norway's Prisons Have Weathered a Pandemic - Its famously progressive correctional system is anomalous, but still has lessons for other countries Lots of justice people greatly admire … [Read more...]

Predictive policing…

Sept 3, 2020 National Newswatch - Michelle McQuigge Use of predictive policing tools in Canada highlight need for federal action, report says We in Canada have already had warnings of police use of eavesdropping equipment on cell phones.  The … [Read more...]

Public Inquiry…

July 31, 2020  Statement from Minister Bill Blair A perhaps subtle change but significant nonetheless.  People have been clamoring for a full public inquiry with subpoena and sworn testimony instead of the first presented review.  Players or now … [Read more...]