Ashley Smith: 840 days (over 2 years). Adam Capay: 1,560 days (over 4 years). Unnamed Inmate: 6,273 days (over 17 years). The number of consecutive days these federal prisoners spent in administrative segregation. Federal Prisons, acting under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA), can remove inmates from the general population placing them in solitary… Continue reading 30+ days in Solitary Confinement: Could You Survive?
Early on an August morning, at 1:52 am, Constable Boldirev pulled Mr. Mohamed Hamed over for failing to signal his lane change. Constable Boldirev smelled marijuana and observed flakes of marijuana inside the vehicle. Constable Boldirev then arrested Hamed for possession of marijuana, punched Hamed twice in the head, and put Hamed in the police… Continue reading Disclosure Rights: The Door Opens a Little Bit Wider
In July 2016, the Supreme Court revisited the accused’s right to a speedy trial, protected by section 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and framed Jordan as a landmark decision for accused persons’ rights. But the policy implications of this decision may, in fact, negatively affect the rights of the accused.