Justice System

Lady Justice, You're a Fickle Mistress

Three odd cases of "justice" are in the news these days, all of them likely to make those who don't commit crimes uneasy. No sane person wants an innocent person wrongly convicted (hence the abolishment of the death penalty). By the same token, no sane person wants a guilty person freed on a technicality. Marian Andrzejewski, Byron Sonne and Michael Rafferty all made headlines for their less-than-usual cases.

Delays Bring B.C. Courts Close To Crisis

The B.C. government claims it is taking steps to reduce delays in the court system, despite a report that says the backlogs are getting worse. New figures show there are now about 2,500 criminal case...