How juries make tough choices

How juries make tough choices

Richard Henry Bain (65), accused of shooting and killing lighting technician Denis Blanchette the night of the 2012 Quebec provincial election, was found guilty of second-degree murder. He was also found guilty of three counts of attempted murder during the chaos he...

Equality Before The Law

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/israels-expresident-katsav-gets-7-years-for-rape-20110322-1c527.html Although it is sad to see a person fall from high office to the criminal class it is nonetheless heartening to observe a criminal justice system capable of...

Pandering To The Prurient Public

http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20101019/russell-williams-101019/ Apparently even the ink stained wretches filling the media section of the courtroom were shocked at the images of Canada’s most vilified criminal posing with his victims while wearing their...

Pardon Reform Gets a Kick Start

http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20100615/karla-homolka-pardon-100615/ The Harper crime busters got the added impetus they need to pass their flawed pardon reform legislation with the news that the infamous Karla Homolka (Bernardo) soon will be eligible to apply...