Archive for October, 2012

What is deceit in the context of fraud?

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The components of the offence of fraud are deceit and deprivation.  How is deceit defined?  Read the story here.

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Is the criminal justice system’s response to domestic violence working?

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. It is hard to imagine that anyone would argue against increasing society’s awareness of domestic violence and taking steps to prevent it and help those who are a victim of it. Over the years, the perception of domestic violence has changed. Where it once used to be considered a private matter between a husband and wife (or a couple) not openly talked about, it is now widely considered to be a societal concern. Where ...

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