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Halifax lawyer sentenced to three years in jail for sexual assault

HALIFAX —  A Halifax lawyer convicted of sexual assault was sentenced to three years in jail in a case that sparked protests from some who say it reflects the justice system’s bias against black men. 157 more words

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Jurisdiction of Canadian military tribunals questioned – military justice system at a crossroad

By Gilles Létourneau

Defence Watch Guest Writer

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on July 24, 2014 granted leave to appeal in the Moriarity case. It should be recalled that in an earlier decision (R. 1,063 more words

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Beng Hock’s family launches book, says the fight continues

The family of Teoh Beng Hock vowed yesterday to step up the fight for justice over his death during a book launch in remembrance of the late political aide. 413 more words

Politics

Murderers set to go free

We knew it would happen. When the military dictatorship felt that former deputy premier Suthep Thaugsuban was not a threat (after all, he is seen as a mobilizer), they’d set him free from the charges brought against him. 240 more words

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Karnataka high court judge K L Manjunath – who is being backed by the judges’ collegium for a promotion despite the central government’s opposition – had illegally bought a prime plot from a housing society in 2004 and also presided over cases involving the society. 10 more words

Corruption And Scams

Apologists Beware, Savukku Is Watching You !

Like subaltern history, subaltern journalism too has many supporters. Talk of Mayavati’s corruption, they will say, ‘Oh come on, why do you target her, after all that is incipient Dalit leadership…’ 2,122 more words