Tag Archive: women

Restorative justice and sexual assault – Marlee Liss story

December 4, 2019

580 words; 3  minutes to read One of the most contentious areas in criminal justice discussion is around sexual assault.  Clearly there are very significant issues here around sexual encounters, and consent.  These are difficult for the criminal justice system...

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The best interests of the child: Criminal sentencing in Canada

April 16, 2019

This post is about 600 words and can be read in 3 minutes. “Children of incarcerated parents, including parents detained in relation to immigration, are a vulnerable population that experience complex long-term psychological, social and economic disadvantages.” So begins a...

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Suicide in prisons: An international comparison

July 8, 2018

This post is 700 words and will take 3 minutes to read. Suicide rates among people in prison are dramatically higher than those in the general population, although this varies greatly among countries.  This is the conclusion of a recent...

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