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...Read More
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Read James Lockyer’s letter to the Liberal Party of Canada, along with his paper explaining the need for an independent Criminal Cases Review Commission in Canada for the Wrongly Convicted.Read More
KIRK VICTOR MAKIN is a freelance writer and media consultant. Kirk graduated with a journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1979 where he was the editor-in-chief of the Eyeopener from 1977-78. Prior to joining the Globe in Mail in 1979 he was employed as a fish cannery worker, fisherman,...Read More