Archive for September, 2013

Without proper training, cops with Tasers could result in misuse

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Strict guidelines and training are necessary if the expanded use of Tasers in Ontario will be a positive step forward… Read the full story here.

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With police power must come responsibility

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A woman criminally charged over an Instagram photo she posted online may be an example of the police overusing their powers to express disapproval of an individual’s actions… read the full story here.

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Case highlights rare mix of identical twin accused and DNA evidence

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A New Brunswick case involving twin brothers on trial highlights the rare mix of identical twins as accused persons and the resulting difficulty with DNA evidence… Read the full story here.

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NCR reforms ‘knee-jerk’ reaction

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Legislation proposing a high-risk designation for those declared not criminally responsible is little more than a knee-jerk reaction with almost no meaningful evidence behind it… Read the full story here.

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Parole Board sidesteps natural justice and fairness in revoked pardon

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Though pardons are revoked on occasion, alleged terrorist Raed Jaser’s case represents a “highly unusual” situation… Read the full story here.

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