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2014 Friday, July 18,

Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

By |2017-06-22T12:13:41-04:00July 18th, 2014|

DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)*  * This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it is still relevant today and seemed [...]

2012 Monday, November 5,

Bad fingerprint evidence can lead to wrongful convictions

By |2016-10-24T11:59:19-04:00November 5th, 2012|

Fingerprint evidence and wrongful convictions. Yesterday, CBS News reported an Indiana woman Lana Canen was freed over bad fingerprint evidence after 8 years in prison for a murder she did not commit.  Sadly this is not the [...]

2012 Thursday, November 1,

An honest witness can still be wrong: frailties of demeanour evidence

By |2016-10-24T11:59:19-04:00November 1st, 2012|

An honest mistaken witness can still be wrong: the example of historical sexual assault allegations. In preparing and researching my submissions in an historical sexual assault trial, I came across the recent Court of Appeal [...]