Nellie McClung, nee Mooney (1873 -1951), was a Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. In 1927, McClung and four other women - "The Famous Five" launched the "Persons Case," contending that women could be "qualified persons" eligible to sit in the Senate. They won on appeal. File:Nellie McClung.jpg

Nellie McClung "Never underestimate the power of woman" Nellie McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early

Mental health problems treated as security issue in federal prisons, report says

Mental health problems treated as security issue in federal prisons, report says

Canada’s prison population at all-time high Number of visible minority inmates increased by in past decade

Youth Crime and Young Offenders Act in Canada. A juvenile or youth between the ages of 12 and (under) 18 who is alleged to have committed a criminal offence in Toronto will be prosecuted under the Youth Criminal Justice Act of Canada. It is in your child’s best interest to consult with a professional, qualified criminal lawyer with experience in Youth Court. Call us for a Free Consultation. http://thecriminallawteam.ca/offence/youth-crimes-young-offenders/

Gangs and drugs – in the eyes of the public, inextricably intertwined. But what is the impact of gang lifestyle on mental health? And how do alcohol and drugs fit the picture?

Sad - our CANADIAN Justice system SUCKS! TOO hard on the light criminals and too easy on the rapist and murderers. 6 years for chopping off this innocent sleeping bus passenger then eating some of him.

Greyhound bus beheader Vince Li wins right to leave mental hospital without an escort

Giving victims a voice in the criminal justice system

Giving victims a voice in the criminal justice system

August 10, is the day prisoners have declared Prisoner’s Justice Day; to fast and refuse to work to demonstrate solidarity in remembrance of those who have died unnecessarily -- victims of murder, suicide and neglect. Description Although started in Canada, we would like to bring to awareness the plights of the incarcerated men and women who suffer injustice worldwide. Lets bring to this day to the international forefront.

August 10, is the day prisoners have declared Prisoner’s Justice Day; to fast and refuse to work to demonstrate solidarity in remembrance of those who have died unnecessarily -- victims of murder, suicide and neglect. Description Although started in Canada, we would like to bring to awareness the plights of the incarcerated men and women who suffer injustice worldwide. Lets bring to this day to the international forefront.

Aboriginal #sentencing rules ignored due to lack of funding, interest - 13 years after the Supreme #Court of Canada issued a demand for information that would enable trial judges to pass more culturally sensitive sentences for #aboriginal defendants, its edict has been largely ignored in much of the country. In most regions, a lack of funding or a lack of interest has meant that detailed reports delving into the background of #offenders are simply not prepared | Globe & Mail

Aboriginal sentencing rules ignored due to lack of funding, interest

Aboriginal #sentencing rules ignored due to lack of funding, interest - 13 years after the Supreme #Court of Canada issued a demand for information that would enable trial judges to pass more culturally sensitive sentences for #aboriginal defendants, its edict has been largely ignored in much of the country. In most regions, a lack of funding or a lack of interest has meant that detailed reports delving into the background of #offenders are simply not prepared | Globe & Mail

CHAPTER TWO - DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CANADA AND US PRISON SYSTEM According to the UN, solitary confinement for more than 15 days is considered torture.

'The SHU' is a place where prisoners might be sent, and it can actually drive them insane.

According to the UN, solitary confinement for more than 15 days is considered torture.

Child sex offenders: Canadian justice system faulted for cracks in system -- “I have no confidence this will be successful,” he said. “Eighteen years of waiting, waiting and more waiting has taken its toll on myself and many others. I want answers as to who helped MacIntosh.”

Child sex offenders: Canadian justice system faulted for cracks in system

Child sex offenders: Canadian justice system faulted for cracks in system -- “I have no confidence this will be successful,” he said. “Eighteen years of waiting, waiting and more waiting has taken its toll on myself and many others. I want answers as to who helped MacIntosh.”

We talked about her in my Canadian Justice class

Murderous Children: Jasmine Richardson (12) & Her Boyfriend Murdered Her Family

Murderous Children: Jasmine Richardson & Her Boyfriend Murdered Her Family

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks as he announces that the government will introduce legislation to give criminals life sentences with no parole for serious crimes such as murder, sexual assault, kidnapping, and terrorism, in Toronto on March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Canada PM's office ordered delay on Syrian refugee claims processing: Opposition attacked Stephen Harper for ‘meddling’ in immigration minister’s domain with order to halt entry of refugees until he could approve them (The Guardian 08 October

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