Monthly Archives: October 2016

Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 31 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Press Association Condemns Use Of Legal Proceedings Against Media In Venezuela

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday voiced a complaint that Venezuela is one of the countries in the Americas with most legal proceedings against journalists and news media, a mechanism used by the government, officials and state bodies to halt the dissemination of independent information and give rise to self-censorship.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 30 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Does Nebraska (or humanity) need death penalty?

We are former Nebraska judges united in our call to retain LB 268, which was passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2015 repealing the state’s death penalty and leaving in place life imprisonment.

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

Drugged driving: Shaky science and uncertain laws

If news headlines are to be believed, no one in Canada has ever driven a car after smoking marijuana

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

I recreated my rape scene to show why sexual consent lessons are crucial

Reports of rape are soaring, yet misconceptions of what constitutes rape persist. Universities must be clear that sexual violence in any form will not be tolerated.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Travis Vader case scheduled to be in Edmonton court again Monday

EDMONTON – Defence lawyers and prosecutors will be back in an Edmonton court tomorrow, two weeks after a judge made an error while convicting a man of murdering two missing seniors.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 1 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two sexual assault laws in response to national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer for assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin.

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