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8 Tips to Prepare For The Witness Stand

As a witness, you want to clearly present the facts of the case to the judge and jury. While explaining the facts clearly to one person may not be challenging, many people feel anxious about speaking in front of an entire courtroom. Witness anxiety is common as your...

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About The Mistaken Identity Defence

According to the Innocence Project, 69% of wrongful convictions exonerated by DNA were the result of mistaken identity. Eyewitness accounts tend to weigh heavily in court, so criminal defence lawyers use the mistaken identity defence to discredit these accounts as...

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Why Eyewitness Testimony Is Unreliable

Concerns over eyewitness testimony are nothing new in criminal trials. Studies have been showing significant concern over their accuracy, all the way back to the 1960s. Yet now, over half a century later, eyewitness testimony continues to play a major role in criminal...

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Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Many individuals facing criminal charges have questions about alternate methods of making up for the harm caused by their alleged crime instead of a prison sentence. In this post, we’ll examine what is meant by diversion, go through the diversion procedures and discuss who is eligible and what is...

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