Monthly Archives: January 2019

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

‘Hostage justice’: How Japan secures confessions and convictions

Tokyo, Japan – It is a bare, unheated room with a bed, toilet, an iron-barred window and a door without a handle.

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

A tale of two trials: Time to re-think common law justice?

“The most advanced justice system in the world is a failure if it does not provide justice to the people it is meant to serve.” — former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin

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

Met police ‘disproportionately’ use stop and search powers on black people

The Metropolitan police increased its use of stop and search last year, with a 19% rise among London’s minority black population, which was targeted more than the white population, official figures show.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 26 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Paedophile hunters: A rise in citizen-led policing is putting life and laws of justice at risk

Online paedophile hunting groups are incredibly popular. Some attract hundreds of thousands of followers to their social media pages. “Hunters” have also proven somewhat effective in assisting the police.

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

On the Criminal Justice System and its Biases against Black Women and Girls

Black girls and women are more likely than any other group of people in America to become victims of sexual violence, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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

Idea for special sexual assault court gains steam in Quebec in wake of #MeToo

Much as it did in the U.S., the #MeToo movement in Quebec resulted in sexual assault allegations against some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.

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

Reasonable or unconstitutional? New police powers in screening drivers for impairment divides experts

In their effort to prevent impaired driving, the Liberals have given police new powers. Those powers may be unconstitutional.

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