Crime

Tough on Crime Bill Is Tough on Us All

It is simply not a socially and economically healthy policy for society to say once a person is found guilty or pleads guilty, that we must, "throw the book at them." Also, we should also not lose sight of the benefit of a simple concept: mercy.

Victim Disputes Romeo Cormier Testimony

CBC -- Prosecutors have recalled the woman who says Romeo Cormier kidnapped and sexually assaulted her after the Moncton, N.B., man spent two days in the witness box disputing the story his accuser pr...
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Young Men in Groups: Reflections on the Vancouver Riot

Last Wednesday night a part of our culture was reeling out of control, returning to what we see among chimpanzees in the wild. At its worst this kind of group violence can turn to genocide, and we cannot be so complacent as to believe that we are immune from such possibilities.