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Arrest made in Repentigny bar fight death

The Sûreté du Québec have arrested Dany Doiron in connection with a bar fight that left a 20-year-old man dead.

Doiron, 23, faces charges of manslaughter. 45 more words

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Seif al-Islam Gaddafi & 8 ors sentenced to death

A Libyan court today sentenced slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam and eight other defendants to death for crimes during the 2011 uprising.

Former intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi and Gaddafi ‘s last prime minister Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmudi were also among those sentenced to death. 250 more words

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Decade of greed puts Ponzi schemers behind bars for 12 years

Gold and greed often go hand in hand.

But for two Calgary schemers, who promised to share their bounty with thousands of investors across North America, they had plenty of one and not the other. 1,178 more words

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Comment over milk hoarding led to prison beatings

A simple comment about muscled inmates “hoarding” the milk inside the Prince George Correctional Centre cafeteria began a chain of events that left the commenter and his jail bunk-mate beaten. 437 more words

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Man imprisoned for abusing women ordered held beyond statutory release date

A man who was once questioned as a suspect in the death of 10-year-old Jolène Riendeau has been ordered to remain incarcerated while he continues to serve a prison term for abusing women. 837 more words


Ottawa man charged with sexual assault after alleged photo shoot attack

Ottawa police have charged a 42-year-old Ottawa man with sexual assault after an alleged attack on a woman in her late 20s during a photo shoot in March. 157 more words

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A conservative Federal Appeals Court Judge lists the 12 legal fallacies that have caused over 1,500 false convictions to be overturned since 1989

In a masterful law review article in the Georgetown Law Journal, Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, lists the twelve legal fallacies that he believes are common factors in the more than 1,500 exonerations since 1989.  175 more words