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In conversation with Steven Drizin and Jerome Kennedy

Feb 11th, 2019 - Events

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...

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W5 Re-Investigates 45 Years Later

Jan 28th, 2019 - News/Press

In early January 2019, Innocence Canada submitted an application for Ministerial Review of Brian's case to the Criminal Convictions Review Group.

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Bail Granted: Wade Skiffington

Jan 23rd, 2019 - News/Press

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...

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James Lockyer Appointed to the Order of Canada

Jan 02nd, 2019 - News/Press

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,...

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