Monthly Archives: June 2015

Slim’s Criminal Law News June 29 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Love – even in prison

Luka Magnotta joins dating site for prisoners in search of ‘prince charming’

OTTAWA—Luka Rocco Magnotta, the convicted killer whose grisly crimes made headlines around the world, is looking for a “prince charming” on a matchmaking website for prisoners.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Don’t cheat on University exams in China – You may be sent to jail

China to send exam cheats to jail

BEIJING: China is working on a new law which stipulates a jail sentence for those who copy in university entrance examination or use proxy examinees to sit in the tests on their behalf.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 27 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Using the criminal law against Uber

French govt files charges against ‘cynical’ Uber app

The French interior ministry is filing charges against the Uber ride-sharing service in France for its “cynical” and “arrogant” attitude, following a nation-wide clampdown on the UberPOP mobile app.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 25 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Solid character evidence

Aryan Nations Throws Its Racist Support Behind Dylann Roof

The Aryan Nations, whose messages of hate and white superiority have fueled violent crimes and domestic terrorism for decades, is applauding the murderous acts of accused racist killer Dylann Storm Roof.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 24 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Police and prosecutors against increasing prison sentences for repeat low-level offenders.

Police blast return of prison sentences for low-level crime

A law change due to take effect from the start of next year will make custodial sentences more likely for repeat low-level offenders.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 23 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Americans calling for more gun control.  Can it be?

After Charleston, voters must demand new gun laws

It’s another deadly deja vu.

Soon, we’ll hear another solemn presidential eulogy, this time for the innocents slaughtered at prayer in Charleston.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 22 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Important travel information

Middle Finger Emoji Can Get You Jail Time In UAE

The middle finger emoji can convey a lot of sentiments — you can use it to display anger and when goofing around. But if you’re traveling abroad, then be wary of where and how you use emoji as the icon can potentially put you in jail.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 17 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

How Australia is dealing with revenge porn.

How social media and the law are striking back at revenge porn

How would you feel if someone posted nude or explicit photos of you online? How about if they were posted by a former partner following a separation? Most people would be understandably mortified.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 15 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A truly “American” approach to the recent prison escape

New York prison break demonstrates dangers of gun control

The escape of two convicted murderers from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York State has dominated national news headlines for over a week.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Human Rights Watch raises concerns over B.C. terrorism trial

VANCOUVER -A terrorism trial underway in British Columbia runs disturbingly parallel with an emerging trend in U.S. anti-terror efforts targeting some of society’s most vulnerable people, says an international human rights group.

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