The vast majority of our criminal court judges are good, intelligent, knowledgeable, caring individuals who do an excellent job of balancing the interests of society with the circumstances of the individuals who appear before them. This is but one example. Our judges not only protect us from criminal conduct but they are also our last and only line of defence from unconstitutional laws and abuse of police power. It is a bad, disrespectful and harmful thing that Harper is doing by restricting and removing their judgment and authority to reach balanced, nuanced and just decisions.
- UNINTENDED IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF INCREASING THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING TO 10 YEARS.
- The status of mandatory minimum sentences in Canada.
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- TELL THE TRUTH OR NO? – Look, I simply repost this as a PSA. Blair’s advice to tell the truth about pot at the border is ‘dangerous,’ U.S. lawyer warns
- CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS AND NON-CONVICTION RECORDS – Finally, after almost 2 years we’ll have the protection people need from mere allegations made to the police.