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Does Social Media Use Increase Gang Violence?

Likes, shares, and emoticons may not have a very gangster image – but they’re becoming an essential part of gang […]

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What Charges Will The Toronto ‘Feces Flinger’ Face?

This exam season, university students in Toronto found a whole new reason to dread studying. The alleged feces flinger struck […]

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Home Alone: A Toronto Criminal Lawyer Defends Kevin McAllister

It’s the most wonderful time of year – the time where Home Alone is playing seemingly at all times of […]

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Are Women in Gangs At Greater Risk?

Women in gangs are often been perceived as less threatening than their male counterparts and do not much as much […]

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How Do Prisons Accommodate Special Diets?

Food is an important issue in prisoner’s rights. Canadian prisons adhere to the WHO International Covenant on Economic, Social and […]

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What Happens When You Surrender A Gun To Police?

Gun buy-back and amnesty programs allow people to surrender their firearms to police safely. Most firearms used in street-level crimes […]

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What Do Judges Consider in Sentencing?

In Canada, sentencing is not an exact process, it is fact-driven and highly individualized. Sentencing is not a strictly codified […]

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Do Young Offenders Have to Provide Blood Samples? | DNA Orders & YCJA

Young offenders have their own special rights and privileges, but do they have to provide DNA samples and are they […]

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How Does A Previous Criminal Record Affect Sentencing?

Having a criminal record can have a direct impact on your life, even after completing your sentence. A criminal record […]

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Do Gun Amnesty & Buy-Back Programs Work?

This summer Toronto ran another gun buy-back program. These programs allow people to surrender their firearms to the police in […]

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