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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 21 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Half of Canada’s prisoners were abused as children, McMaster study suggests

About half of Canada’s inmates were abused as children, suggests a new study out of McMaster University.

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

No Way to Call Home: Incarcerated Deaf People Are Locked in a Prison Inside a Prison

Silent Voices is truly silent. The group’s three members are doing what looks like a dance in the front of a classroom at a state prison near the banks of the Mississippi River, just south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, performing their version of the song “I Believe” by R. Kelly.

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

Riot in Mexican prison as rival factions fight; 52 dead, 12 injured

MONTERREY, Mexico — A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.

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

Love – even in prison

Luka Magnotta joins dating site for prisoners in search of ‘prince charming’

OTTAWA—Luka Rocco Magnotta, the convicted killer whose grisly crimes made headlines around the world, is looking for a “prince charming” on a matchmaking website for prisoners.

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

Prisoners rights

Double-killer faces 50-year sentence, thanks to Criminal Code change

Prisoners hold many rights that most Canadians would agree on: The right not to be tortured, starved or sexually abused. But do they have the right to hope? Do they, in other words, have the right to believe in a future outside of prison, no matter how heinous their crimes?

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