Law & Justice

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is shown in St. John's, N.L. in a 2020 photo. A former inmate of the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial jail says it's outrageous that ten guards accused in the death an Indigenous man got to spend Christmas with their families. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sarah Smellie

Former N.L. prisoner wants guards held accountable in death of Indigenous inmate

Former N.L. prisoner wants guards held accountable in death of Indigenous inmate

 

Justice reform consultations ask Canadians to think beyond law-and-order

Justice reform consultations ask Canadians to think beyond law-and-order

OTTAWA — The Justice Department is asking Canadians to think beyond their…

 

Criminal investigation into alleged staff misconduct at Edmonton prison

EDMONTON — Two investigations are underway into allegations of workplace harassment and…

 

Judge rails against court delays during hearing for mom convicted in son’s death

CALGARY — Frustrations about court delays boiled over in a Calgary courtroom…

Illustration by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Justice Michael Code (left to right), Mark Smich, Clayton Babcock and Dellen Millard are shown in this artist’s sketch at the first-degree murder trial of Millard and Smich in Toronto, Monday.

Self-represented defendants increasingly common, but bring challenges:experts

Legal experts say the spectacle of an accused murderer grilling the father…

Illustration by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Justice Michael Code (left to right), Mark Smich, Clayton Babcock and Dellen Millard are shown in this artist’s sketch at the first-degree murder trial of Millard and Smich in Toronto, Monday.
N.S. judge facing probe in sex assault case

N.S. judge facing probe in sex assault case

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s chief justice has ordered an investigation into complaints…

N.S. judge facing probe in sex assault case
Ottawa testing waters for sentencing reform

Ottawa testing waters for sentencing reform

OTTAWA — The Justice Department wants to know what Canadians think of…

Ottawa testing waters for sentencing reform

Third trial ordered in Toronto murder case

TORONTO — Ontario’s top court has ordered a third trial in a…

Toronto cop helps alleged shoplifter

Toronto cop helps alleged shoplifter

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer who purchased a shirt and tie…

Toronto cop helps alleged shoplifter
Ottawa looking to beef up blood/alcohol rules

Ottawa looking to beef up blood/alcohol rules

OTTAWA — The classic romantic date is in danger of disappearing if…

Ottawa looking to beef up blood/alcohol rules

Teen sentenced to 17 years for sex attacks

WINNIPEG — A teen who took part in two brutal, high-profile sex…

Man sues police, alleges mistreatment, discrimination

A man who claims he was deprived of medical care and left…

Delay in sentencing for mom in son’s strep death

Delay in sentencing for mom in son’s strep death CALGARY — An…

Commons fast-tracks bill on judicial training

Commons fast-tracks bill on judicial training

Rare show of cross-partisan support

Commons fast-tracks bill on judicial training