MICHAEL RAFFERTY

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'You Sir, Are A Monster'

"Their solution," the Crown attorney told a rapt courtroom in Kingston, Ontario, "was to remove the diseased limb entirely and prune the tree back to the good wood." That's how Laurie Lacelle describe...
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Michael Rafferty Appeals Murder Sentence

Michael Rafferty, the Toronto man found guilty of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl, is appealing his murder conviction, according to various reports. Global News confirms the appeal was filed...

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.
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NO FORGIVENESS

Tara McDonald, the mother of slain Grade 3 student Victoria (Tori) Stafford, says she is trying to move forward with her life but is "never going to be able to forgive" the man convicted of killing he...