Monthly Archives: November 2019

Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 5 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

As a Crown prosecutor, I saw how our justice system traumatizes Indigenous people

Slim’s Comment: An insider’s view into the treatment of indigenous people by the criminal justice system.

The criminal justice system is not working. When it comes to Indigenous offenders, we are making the situation worse.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 4 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The Case for Race-Based Sentencing

Slim’s Comment Although all are considered equal before the law, perhaps it is time to recognize that we should not all receive the same treatment from the law.

In a case that could change how judges punish Black people, Ontario’s top court will soon decide how much systemic racism should be taken into account when sentencing.

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