Criminal Law

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Canada Should 'Get Tough' on Political Crimes, Say Watchdogs: Four needed crackdowns, starting with illegal surveillance and electoral crime.
Nutall, Jeremy J.
Article
2015
A new round of Conservative Party advertisements return to a familiar tough-on-crime refrain.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - October 1975: Volume III Number 8
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
The Capital Punishment Debate
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1984
The death penalty make us all complicit in killing, and degrades us as a society.
Criminal Law: 25 Common Mistakes
Article
1977
An examination of common mistakes and impressions people have about criminal law, lawyers, police powers and procedures.
In Russian and French Prisons
Kropotkin, Peter
Book
1906
Kropotkin's criticism of the penal system, and an inside look into the horrors and realities of what life in prison entails.
Obama's Liberty Problem: Why Indefinite Detention By Executive Order Should Scare the Hell Out of People
Quigley, Bill; Warren, Vince
Article
2010
The proposal to create a special new legal system by Executive Order will threaten the liberty of every single US citizen who is not in Guantanamo because it will damage the due process guarantees wh...
Two Systems of Justice: One for the Corporate Class; One for the Rest of Us
Mokhiber, Russell
Article
2011
We have two systems of justice. One for the corporate class. And one for the rest of us.

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METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.

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International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty-based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern t...

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Criminal Law & Crime Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to criminal law and crime in the Sources directory for the media.
Life Sentence
Stories from four decades of court reporting - or, how I fell out of love with the Canadian justice system (especially judges)
Blatchford, Christie
2016
Through an examination of notable trials she has covered, Chrisitie Blatchford makes the case that Canada's judicial system is out of control and often inept. Judges, she says, are the new senators, u...