The Path to Justice: Preventing Wrongful Convictions

 

 

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Report of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Subcommittee on the Prevention of Wrongful Convictions - Fall 2011

“No criminal justice system is, or can be, perfect. Nevertheless, the manner in which a society concerns itself with persons who may have been wrongly convicted and imprisoned must be one of the yardsticks by which civilization is measured.”

Justice Report on Miscarriages of Justice (1989),
The British Section of the International Commission of Jurists

Federal/Provincial/Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Subcommittee on the Prevention of Wrongful Convictions

Co-chairs:

Members:

Former members:

The Subcommittee wishes to thank Brian Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) and permanent co-chair, Federal/Provincial Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Committee (HOP), and the entire HOP Committee for their ongoing support and commitment to this project; Robert Doyle, Dan Brien and Guylain Racine of the PPSC for their assistance in the printing and design of this report and University of Ottawa law student Lauranne Ste-Croix for conducting the preliminary research for Chapter 2.

*subsequently appointed to the bench

 

 

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