Category Archives: Domestic Violence

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

Minister suggests Alberta adopts “Clare’s Law” to prevent domestic abuse

Following the murder of Clare Wood in the UK by her boyfriend, who had a domestic violence record not disclosed to Clare by police, Saskatchewan conducted an in-depth review of six domestic homicides and provided a list of 19 recommendations. They found a specialized first responder team was needed to handle domestic violence cases effectively.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 10 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Criminal Laws Alone Can’t End Canada’s Domestic Violence Crisis

A woman is killed by her current or former partner every six days in Canada. Indigenous women are killed by their intimate partners at a rate eight times higher.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 6 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Changes to domestic violence law send ‘profound signal’

Lawyers and academics are lauding new federal legislation on domestic abuse that they say will strengthen the courts’ definition and treatment of intimate partner violence.

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