To find out why innocent people falsely confess and/or enter false guilty pleas, join Innocence Canada in conversation with Steven Drizin, youth innocence advocate and lawyer to Brendan Dassey from the Netflix series Making a Murderer and Jerome Kennedy, Lead Counsel to Canadian Brian Anderson, who has claimed his innocence for more...Read More
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INNOCENCE CANADA PRESS RELEASE - January 23, 2019WADE SKIFFINGTON – BAIL GRANTED DURING MINISTER OF JUSTICE’S INVESTIGATION OF HIS MURDER CONVICTION Vancouver, BC: In a dramatic breakthrough in one of Canada's most notorious wrongful conviction cases, Wade Skiffington has been released on bail while the Minister of Justice conducts a...Read More
James Lockyer, a legal stalwart of Innocence Canada since Day One, will be awarded the Order of Canada in 2019 in recognition of a remarkable career spent helping exonerate the innocent. The announcement was made by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, on December 27th,...Read More