Real & Demonstrative Evidence 

In courtrooms, evidence is presented to strengthen or disprove claims made by opposing parties during cases. If you’re a regular consumer of courtroom dramas or John Grisham books, you might have come across the legal terminology of “real” and “demonstrative”…

What Is Expungement? 

A criminal record can create a lot of difficulties for you down the road. Whether it was being arrested or convicted, your record can prevent employers from hiring you or landlords from renting out to you. However, there is a…

Review Of A Case: David Milgaard

Can you imagine spending over 20 years behind bars, serving time for a crime you didn’t commit? The mere thought of it is gut-wrenching. But unfortunately, wrongful convictions do occur.  That’s exactly what happened to David Milgaard, who was only…

Defining Legal Terminology

If you aren’t familiar with legal terminology, it can be tough to understand. Most of the language is highly specialized. You might know some of the more common terms, like “innocent until proven guilty” or “jail sentence”. But other, less-commonly…

Repeat Offenders

The Department of Justice in Canada defines recidivism as the act of committing another crime after a prior offence. In other words, it describes the actions of those who reoffend after their first conviction.  Recidivism rates are used to measure…