The Innocence Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A light lunch and refreshments will be served following the meeting.Read More
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This video is directed at police officers but would be of interest to any person involved in the justice system. Specifically, it looks at the heightened risks for suspects to falsely confess when using the Reid interrogation technique, the impact of over-policing on marginalized and vulnerable communities, the role that language, racial bias, and differences in cultural beliefs play in Indigenous peoples being wrongly convicted, and examines some of the susceptibilities that those with mental health issues face in an interrogation room.Read More
Halifax, NS: Glen Assoun heard the news this morning he has waited 20 excruciating years to hear – he was acquitted of the murder of his former common law spouse.Read More
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