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James Lockyer Speaks on Bill C-66

Apr 18th, 2018 - News/Press

On April 18, 2018, James Lockyer appeared at a public hearing on Bill C-66. The aim of the Bill is to expunge historically unjust convictions relating to consensual sexual activity between same-sex people.

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Lexis Nexis features Innocence Canada

Apr 03rd, 2018 - News/Press

Innocence Canada legal research partner and supporter, Lexis Nexis, is releasing a series of newsletters titled the “Rule of Law Report”. In each issue, they explore topics relating to advancing the rule of law and raising awareness of the needs of vulnerable people.

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Canadian Government Proposes Changes to the Criminal Justice System

Mar 29th, 2018 - News/Press

On March 29, 2018, Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced legislation with the intent of improving and modernizing Canada's criminal justice system. 

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Miscarriages of Justice and Indigenous Peoples

Mar 09th, 2018 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

Malini Vijaykumar explores the causes of wrongful convictions, focusing on cultural and systemic reasons behind why Indigenous people are more likely fall victim to a miscarriage of justice.

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