Archive for April, 2013

The limitations of the criminal justice system

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Sentencing someone for a crime that they have committed is one thing.  But what should be done when it is apparent that a young person is headed down the wrong path?  Is the criminal justice system the right place to deal with these concerns or are there other avenues?  Read the story here.

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Lack of participation in jury system by First Nations people labelled a crisis

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A recent report reveals a disturbing pattern whereby First Nations people are over-represented in our jails but under-represented in the jury system.  Read the article here.

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Barney, Toronto | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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Tushar – the life saver.

I was charged with an over 80 after attending a friend’s birthday party. My case was particularly difficult as I had blown almost twice the legal limit.

I interviewed 6-7 lawyers. I felt helpless as the first question every lawyer would ask me was how much of a retainer I’d be able to pay them. Tushar was the first lawyer to sit down and discuss my case and explain the fee structure later.

I retained Tushar and he ...

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