Monthly Archives: November 2016

Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 28

Mathen: Our attitudes, not sexual assault law, are what need reform

In recent months, there has been a dizzying array of controversies focused on sexual assault. From the trial of Jian Ghomeshi, to the judicial inquiry into Justice Robin Camp, to systemic and horrific abuse of indigenous women, Canadians may be forgiven for thinking that their country is awash in sexual violence against which the criminal justice system stands helpless.

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

Someone crack the code: The law needs to catch up with technology

New President, new approach to criminal justice and terrorism, same damn problem: advanced encryption technology is making it impossible for cops and prosecutors to unlock smartphones where crucial evidence lives.

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

Polygamist parents from Bountiful, British Columbia, go on trial for child trafficking

Seventy years after a handful of fundamentalist Mormons staked out a secretive community in southeastern B.C. to practice the celestial law of plural marriage, three of their descendants will go on trial on Tuesday in Cranbrook.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 13 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Prosecutors in N.L. struggling to meet deadlines after court decision on trial delays

There are currently 14 active murder cases before the courts in this province, an unprecedented number.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Belief that a woman ‘might’ be consenting to sex is not a defence, court rules

A seven-judge Supreme Court has dismissed a man’s appeal against his conviction for raping his mother on Mother’s Day.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 11 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Turnbull: ‘We don’t want Australians travelling to South East Asia for these sexual criminal activities’

CONVICTED Australian paedophiles will have their passports cancelled in a federal government crackdown to prevent offenders travelling overseas and targeting vulnerable children, according to prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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Slim’s Criminal News Update Nov 10 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

How Donald Trump could actually take steps to investigate and try to jail Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump said at a debate last month that he would appoint a special prosecutor to examine Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state and remarked that she would “be in jail” if he were president.

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

Murderous Shafias fail in appeal of four convictions

TORONTO – It was not cultural stereotyping that convicted the three evil Shafias of murdering four of their kin in a horrific honour killing. There was no mix-up on the true age of son Hamed — he was an adult at the time, not a youth.

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

Surveillance of La Presse reporter a ‘serious attack on freedom of the press in Canada’

The case of a Montreal newspaper columnist whose smartphone was tracked by Montreal police is part of a troubling trend emerging in Quebec and across the country, freedom of expression advocates say.

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