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Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: “Murder Was the Case That They Gave Me”.…So Was Gun Possession, Drug Trafficking and Gang Association[1]

Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: “Murder Was the Case That They Gave Me”.…So Was Gun Possession, Drug Trafficking and Gang Association[1]

| April 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

In Canada, there were 2,142,545 criminal violations in 2016.[2]More than half of those, 1,163,647, were property-related crimes like breaking and entering buildings, stealing vehicles worth more than $5000, shoplifting items valued at under $5000 and possessing stolen property.[3] Violent crimes represented a much smaller part of the Canadian crime picture totalling 381,594 or just under […]

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Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Obtaining Lyrics and Videos to Aid Prosecution

Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Obtaining Lyrics and Videos to Aid Prosecution

| August 23, 2016 | 2 Comments

…Whatcha do getcha head ready Instead of getting physically sweaty When I get mad, I put it down on a pad Give ya something that ya never had Controlling, fear of high rolling God bless your soul and keep living Never allowed, kicking it loud Dropping a bomb, brain game, intellectual Vietnam Move as a […]

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The Queen versus Jian Ghomeshi: It‘s Not “That” Case

The Queen versus Jian Ghomeshi: It‘s Not “That” Case

| April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you searched court house dockets past and present, no doubt you would find unknown and obscure cases (and maybe some better known ones) where the backstories and courtroom events demonstrate the challenges women can face as the alleged victims and primary witnesses when they allege domestic or sexual assault. The Queen versus Jian Ghomeshi […]

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Pardon Me for My Innocence

Pardon Me for My Innocence

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Easter approaches and the Parole Board of Canada’s Church of Pardons may not be so quick to facilitate a cleanse from past criminal convictions. Christianity can offer grace and forgiveness for past, current and future transgressions of  “the law”.[1] At Rosh Hashanah, according to Jewish custom, one can perform Tashlich to cast your sins away […]

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