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Lawyers, Crown battle over race-based jury question

Rakhi Ruparelia, associate professor at the University of Ottawa faculty of law, says the case shows how difficult it has been to move past the 25-year-old Parks question. The Ontario Superior Court o... read more

Wife's death was 'sum of years of suffering,' Cadotte murder trial told

For the Crown ... defence lawyer Elfriede Duclervil asked jurors to focus on how Cadotte’s mental state had deteriorated during Lizotte’s decade-long battle with the disease and the toll ... read more

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New Orleans man who shot three black men in aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is sentenced to 10 years

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How racial bias likely impacted the Stanley verdict

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Experts, Indigenous advocates renew call for more diversity on juries

During jury selection, the Crown and defence ... Toronto lawyer Jessica Orkin said problems with Canada’s jury system can’t be solved with one fix. She represented an Aboriginal man, Clifford Kokopena... read more

How Videos of Police Brutality Traumatize African Americans and Undermine the Search for Justice

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Travis Vader's lawyer says new suspects will be named as murder trial begins in Edmonton court

In dramatic opening statements, both the Crown and defence fired their first volleys in what is expected to be a protracted courtroom battle over the next five weeks ... Lyle and Marie McCann.” Defenc... read more

'Proof Of Collusion' Author Seth Abramson: Evidence Against Trump Will 'Blow A Jury's Hair Back'

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