Alberta Diary: The Calgary perp walk: it’s a routine disgrace, and it’s about time someone spoke up about it

Angela Davis does the “perp walk” after her arrest in New York City in 1970. The “perp walk” – discredited, but still popular with the Calgary media and Calgary Police Service – is designed to make the suspect look guilty. Ms. Davis was acquitted by a jury just the same. Below: A disgraceful image apparently ...

Wise Law Blog: eCourts in Canada

My post @SlawTips today looks at the calls for technological modernization of Canada’s court system. It may seem like equal parts pipe dream and unscheduled inevitability, but in the context of an acknowledged access to justice crisis in Canada, the call for technological modernization of our nation`s courts seems to be approaching critical mass.  What ...