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The Path to Justice: Preventing Wrongful Convictions

Jan 10th, 2018 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

Read the Report of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Subcommittee on the Prevention of Wrongful Convictions

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2017 CDP on False Guilty Pleas

Jan 10th, 2018 - Events

The wrongful convictions of Anthony Hanemaayer, Simon Marshall and Dinesh Kumar are proof of the frailties of our plea system in Canada. Anthony Hanemaayer pled guilty to a crime that Paul Bernardo later confessed to. Simon Marshall pled guilty to several offenses including seven sexual assaults and was later cleared...

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The Power of Coercion

Dec 21st, 2017 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

This paper examines false confessions, particularly those made by individuals who truly believe in their guilt.

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The argument for a Criminal Cases Review Commission

Dec 21st, 2017 - Innocence Canada Exclusives

Read James Lockyer’s letter to the Liberal Party of Canada, along with his paper explaining the need for an independent Criminal Cases Review Commission in Canada for the Wrongly Convicted.

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