January 30, 2019

Youth under 18 account for 19% of all criminal code charges and 16% of all violent crime in 1998 (Bell, 2012, p. 10). Official crime has increased over the last 100 years in Canada, but the overall pattern of youth crime has not (Bell, 2012, p. 22). There are many theo...

January 28, 2019

One may be naïve to think murder cannot happen in their small town. Edward Gein made the towns people of Plainfield Wisconsin aware of the harsh reality that crime can occur in a small town (Fox & Levin, 2014). Edward Gein is a Schizophrenic serial killer that killed w...

January 16, 2019

Introduction

Human rights are a hot topic for those who are criminally convicted and for international countries. This is because people generally use the ‘human rights card’ to try to avoid punishment and human rights issues are more visible in third world internationa...

January 9, 2019

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Does alcohol impact one’s behaviour while under the influence? In “The Impact of Alcohol on Different Types of Violent Incidents” by Felson, Burchfield, and Teasdale (2007) examine conflicts involving alcohol between both strangers...

December 7, 2018

This week we will be looking at McDonald's as a business and topics you should be thinking of when talking about a certain business during an interview.

1. Social Media:

McDonald's uses their social media to promote items on their menu and new items to come. McDonald's h...

December 5, 2018

Krishen Muthoo the creator of doovice (https://doovice.com) will be bestowing upon us his knowledge of all things law. Krishen has created a blog where he does investigative field work and gets the answers that we are all looking for as aspiring lawyers. In this interv...

December 3, 2018

Facts

In R. v. Barabash (2015), charges were brought against Barabash after it was discovered that he produced child pornography as well as possessed child pornography. The case decision was based on the analysis of ‘private use exception’. This private use exception st...

November 30, 2018

What is FTSE?

FT stands for Financial Times and SE stands for London Stock Exchange. The FTSE is not apart of the stock exchange despite its name. There is FTSE 100, FTSE 250, FTSE 350, FTSE SmallCap, and FTSE All-Share. It is an index that shows the financial performan...

November 28, 2018

The United States of America has an interesting legal system that has not been immune to adopting more punitive approaches to crime (Webster & Doob, 2008, p. 474). Unlike other countries, they have failed to banish the death penalty completely. The death penalty is the...

November 26, 2018

** Content Warning: This post deals with a recent rape trial and personal opinions on the case.

Is dress code consent? In an Irish trial the defence barrister held up a rape victim’s underwear in court to argue that by wearing a lace thong the girl had consented to sex...

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