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Where Credit Is Due

In a recent decision, R. v. Safarzadeh-Markhali, 2014 ONCA 627, the Court of Appeal for Ontario invalidated yet another piece of the federal government “tough on crime” legislative programme, namely subs.  1,508 more words

Constitutional Law

Week ending Sept. 19, 2014

PRISON RELOCATION

State Prison to Box Elder County? by Tim Gurrister, The Standard Examiner

“Officials here have a mixed reaction to the news that Box Elder County is among six counties in the running for a relocated Utah State Prison.  727 more words

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - HOW JUDGES CAN HELP EDUCATE THE ABUSER (14-16)

Due to the recent rash of NFL arrests, the ugly specter of domestic violence has once again been thrust into the forefront of America’s consciousness. The most effective weapon against domestic violence is… 61 more words

SENTENCING

Daughter Calls Utah Doctor A 'Monster' At Sentincing

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster. 725 more words

News

Ala woman gets 2 years in husband's death

ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) – A north Alabama woman will serve two years in prison for the shotgun slaying of her ex-husband.

A judge handed down the sentence Thursday for Elsie Wells Thomas of Corner. 90 more words

News

Townsville brothers to be re-sentenced for “savage” attack on man in Flinders St carpark which left him with a fractured nose

Townsville Bulletin EMMA CHANNON  September 18, 2014

TWO brothers jailed for bashing a man after he asked one of them to stop urinating in front of his wife, have appealed their sentence. 53 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine