The scary truth about Canada’s wrongful convictions

A new book explores why so many Canadians are imprisoned for crimes they didn’t commit

Oops: The curious case of the wrong judge

At Ontario’s highest court, a judge signed off on a 25-page ruling. The problem was, he wasn’t one of the judges on the case’s panel.
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Jody Wilson-Raybould on her exit as justice minister

The newly sworn-in minister of veterans affairs spoke to reporters about why her new job isn’t a demotion—and why she’s ’incredibly proud’ of her work
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The McClintic case: What’s the place for public fury in our justice system?

The case of Terri-Lynne McClintic sparked an angry backlash, and raises a key question: why do we punish offenders, for their sake or our own?
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The legal trials of emoji: when does an eggplant equal harassment?

Courts are increasingly called upon to decide guilt or innocence based on winky faces, peaches and plane icons
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Canada’s long road to the Colten Boushie verdict

Scott Gilmore on why Canada can’t afford to rely on the responses of reasonable leaders to end this national emergency
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Why conflict can be necessary to achieve justice

Opinion: If we continue to prioritize peace over justice, we will continue to live in a world in which far too many people are suffering injustice

Accused killer Adam Picard, once freed over delays, launches Supreme Court appeal

Back in jail awaiting trial—again—the ex-soldier says the high court needs to clarify how its landmark Jordan ruling applies to cases like his

And don’t come back: The rare case of a man banished from his province

A serial offender recently chose to be cast out of Newfoundland and Labrador instead of going to prison. Not everyone agrees that’s the right solution.
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Are pigs people too? Here’s what the judge in the ’pig trial’ said.

In weighing the charges against Anita Krajnc, an Ontario judge was asked to consider the personhood of pigs and whether Krajnc was like Gandhi