In April, a jury found David and Collet Stephan guilty of "failing to provide the necessaries of life" when their son Ezekiel died of meningitis. Where does morality enter in, and should it?
On December 8, 2015, the federal government announced that it was launching a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. What can we expect from the process?
In our legal system, the crown must prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" someone committed a crime. Defendants don't have to prove they're innocent.
Survivors and allies gathered on Thursday evening in Toronto to share stories, show solidarity and demand reform in the criminal justice system after Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted of all charges.
Cities like Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto are experiencing a medical cannabis dispensary boom -- neon lights and all. What is going on? Why now? And are they legal?
The Trouble with the TPP continues with another area of intellectual property that is subject to an overhaul due to largely to the trade agreement: trademark law.
Did he do it? Of course. Did the Crown prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Jian Ghomeshi sexually assaulted three women? That's more complicated.
Most of the muddle, perplexity and aggravation re: the Ghomeshi trial and its witnesses this week could have been avoided if this were happening in a novel or film instead of a courtroom.
The various rules addressing accessibility create a patchy framework that is not adequate to protect the rights of people with mental disabilities to the much‑needed assistance of a support animal.
Let those 30 women and men in Justin Trudeau's cabinet show us all that sex is irrelevant to merit. And please let that viewpoint trickle down into all parts of society, even law.