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Prison Break: How ORB Inmates Are Escaping CamH Custody

  This past year, the media has been drawing attention to the frequency of ORB inmates escaping from CamH Custody. The highest-profile of these being the escape of Zhebin Cong, “The Meat Cleaver Killer.” Zhebin Cong made headlines back in 2008 after beheading a...

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“Not Criminally Responsible” Defence Toronto

The defence of mental disorder, which is commonly referred to a Not Criminally Responsible defence, or simply NCR, is used when a person is unable to appreciate the nature or quality of the crime they committed or even able to know it was wrong. Not criminally...

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Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

In Toronto, bail is only granted in exceptional circumstances for those who have outstanding murder charges. In order to be considered for bail, you and your proposed sureties must meet certain conditions set out by the court. If you are unable to meet these conditions, you may be required to...

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Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Nobody wants to talk about the actual cost of sexual assault charges. Particularly when it comes to discussing the actual costs that serious sexual offences impose on the justice system. This is likely due, in part, to the fact that most people not involved in the criminal justice system don't...

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Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

What Is a Drug Recognition Expert? A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) is a police officer trained to scientifically identify if a person's ability to operate motor vehicle is drug impaired by or impaired by alcohol. They are scientifically trained to determine if a person is driving under the...

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