Legal News and Commentary

Do Not Waive Parole Hearings

I’m noticing a disturbing trend in both the provincial and the federal corrections systems. Prisoners are being asked, at an early stage, to waive their rights to parole hearings without really knowing what they are being asked or how it…

The Importance of Parole

Here’s a wonderful recent article from the Globe and Mail about parole in Canada. We desperately need to get back to a sane system of parole – not only for the sake of helping convicted persons to reintegrate into society…

Daredevil and the Lawyer Who Saw Too Much

Marvel has a new television product – Daredevil, available on Netflix. And as a comic fan (I’ll admit it) I appreciate the story, the grittier street level action, and seeing a less over-exposed but still classic Marvel character brought to…

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