21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection after ten years of swimming with the sharks.
It’s nearly a decade since I became a criminal defence lawyer. A lot has changed since 2004. There is a drastic shift in ideology towards the prioritization of punishment and vengeance, over rehabilitation and meaningful public protection. Law and order initiatives have become politicized, inflammatory, and divisive. Access to justice for the vast majority of Canadians is either […]