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Determining Culpability When The Sand Keeps Shifting

Jan 10th, 2018 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

Bruce A. MacFarlane, QC, Barrister and Attorney-at-Law, of the Manitoba and Alberta Bars explores the intersection between the forensic sciences and medicine when the pertain to cases of wrongful conviction.

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The Path to Justice: Preventing Wrongful Convictions

Jan 10th, 2018 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

Read the Report of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Subcommittee on the Prevention of Wrongful Convictions

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2017 CDP on False Guilty Pleas

Jan 10th, 2018 - Events

The wrongful convictions of Anthony Hanemaayer, Simon Marshall and Dinesh Kumar are proof of the frailties of our plea system in Canada. Anthony Hanemaayer pled guilty to a crime that Paul Bernardo later confessed to. Simon Marshall pled guilty to several offenses including seven sexual assaults and was later cleared...

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The Power of Coercion

Dec 21st, 2017 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

This paper examines false confessions, particularly those made by individuals who truly believe in their guilt.

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