“No criminal justice system is, or can be, perfect. Nevertheless, the mannerin which a society concerns itself with persons who may have been wrongly convicted and imprisoned must be one...Read More
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Butch Chiniquay was charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend in 2011. He was not only sentenced to 5 years in prison but may have apologized for...Read More
On March 29th, 2018 the Federal Government introduced legislation to amend the Criminal Code of Canada.Read More
In Alberta the Government funds a 1-800 service for detainees trying to exercise their right to counsel. The existence of a 1-800 legal service for persons in police custody is...Read More
Tosha Hubler claimed that she only took part in the murder of Rino (Ray) Johnson because feared her husband, Jason Hubler, and what he might do to her if she...Read More
Defence counsel David Chow steered his client Carlos Pelaez away from a murder conviction in a case involving the stabbing of his girlfriend, Teresa Enrique.Read More
The shotgun slaying of a Calgary drug dealer was the result of a botched robbery during a territorial dispute, court heard yesterday.[the accused] pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of...Read More
The mother of a slain Calgary man expressed frustration yesterday as her son’s killer’s sentencing was delayed.Read More
The shotgun slaying of a Calgary drug dealer was the result of a botched robbery during a territorial dispute, court heard today. [the accused] pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of...Read More
The Crown will conduct a closed-door hearing with a judge to see if it has to disclose new evidence to the defence on a Calgary murder case.Justice Suzanne Bensler yesterday...Read More