Michael Spratt is often consulted by members of the media on emerging legal and justice issues.  Many of Mr. Spratt's cases receive media attention both locally and nationally.  The following represent a selection of such articles:


Law Times: December 2017: No movement on scrapping surcharge

Canadian Lawyer: December 2017: Criminal defence lawyers need to be included in mental health conversation

Lawyer's Daily: December 2017: Security screening at Toronto Police HQ could have ‘chilling effect’ on public access, lawyers say

Lawyer's Daily: November 2017: Proposed impaired driving laws could lead to ‘criminalizing’ some pot users, lawyers say

Lawyer's Daily: November 2017: Defence bar hopes Senate will amend sexual assault law reforms

Canadian Lawyer: November 2017: Ontario AG's announcement of new provincial bail directives admission of decades of failure

Law Times: November 2017: Lawyers criticize proposed THC regulation

National Post: November 2017: Religious groups urge MPs to keep Criminal Code prohibition on disrupting a worship service

CanadaLand Shortcuts: November 2017: Weekend With Bernie

CBC News: November 2017: 'Completely absurd': Lawyers doubt clout of pending pot regulations

CBA: November 2017: Listening to Podcast Can Help Your Career

Lawyer's Daily: October 2017: MPs heed defence bar’s warning that compelling defence disclosure in sex assault cases violates Charter

Lawyer's Daily: October 2017: Liberals’ tweaks to impaired driving bill can’t fix Charter flaws, lawyer groups say

Lawyer's Daily: October 2017: Public’s ‘appetite for reform’ paves way for pledged record suspension changes

CBC News: October 2017: Government releases legal limits for drugged driving but can't say how much pot is too much

Canadian Lawyer: October 2017: Marijuana bill another example of Liberals’ broken promises

Huffington Post: October 2017: Mel Arnold, Tory MP, Wants Thieves To Face Life Sentences For Stolen Firefighting Equipment

Law Times: October 2017: Liberals drop controversial height restriction on homegrown pot plants

National Post: September 2017: Legalized marijuana will lead to more impaired driving, police tell Commons committee

Lawyer's Daily: September 2017: Experts dispute lawyers’ warning to MPs that impaired driving bill violates Charter

CTV News: September 2017: Proposed changes to impaired driving laws raises red flags: lawyer

Ottawa Citizen: September 2017: Judge gives pot shop budtender some advice that may spare him a criminal record

Global News: September 2017: ‘I was in shock’: Ottawa mom sparks debate over pornography in libraries

Law Times: September 2017: Ontario to improve provincial court diversity

Globe and Mail: September 2017: Marijuana policy: Are we protecting our children?

Huffington Post: September 2017: Porn-Watcher In Ottawa Library Spurs Discussion About Freedom Of Information

Toronto Star: September 2017: Judges to preside over bail hearings at two courthouses

1310 News: September 2017: Porn viewing goes unpunished at Ottawa libraries

CTV News: September 2017: Legalizing marijuana won't extinguish black market, House committee hears

CBC News: September 2017: Library patrons allowed to surf porn, Ottawa mom discovers

The Georgia Straight: September 2017: Harshing the Buzz on Bill C-45: Lawyer says bill for legal cannabis leaves criminalization intact

Lawyer's Daily: September 2017: Lawyer warns cannabis bill is constitutionally flawed and harmful

Standard Freeholder: September 2017: Defendant acquitted of sexual assault and sexual interference in Cornwall trial

Standard Freeholder: September 2017:  Verdict in Cornwall sexual-assault trial expected Friday

Standard Freeholder: September 2017: Defendant in Cornwall sex-assault trial proclaims his innocence

Standard Freeholder: September 2017: Defence in Cornwall sexual assault trial says witness made up story of assault

CBC News: September 2017: Proposed pot law too harsh on young people, lawyer argues

The Fulcrum: August 2017: Sexual assault trial of former U of O hockey players further delayed

Canadian Press: August 2017: Justice officials testing waters for sentencing reform promised by Liberals

Ottawa Sun: August 2017: Tightening drunk driving laws would put Canada closer to many other countries: MADD

Globe & Main: August 2017: Amid court backlogs, Wilson-Raybould seeks provinces’ help to lower blood-alcohol limit

Ottawa Citizen: August 2017: Why decriminalizing all drugs makes sense

Toronto Starr: July 2017: Supreme Court reversal allows LGBTQ groups to take part in case involving B.C. Christian university

Hamilton Spectator: July 2017: The Spectator’s View: Khadr fight should be fought at home

Canadian Press: July 2017: Baloney Meter: 'A little baloney' in claim feds couldn't stop Khadr lawsuit

National Post: June 2017: Retroactive changes to criminal pardons found unconstitutional

CBC News: June 2017: Frivolous motions not the cause of court delays, Ottawa defence lawyers say

Mental Floss: June 2017: 5 Once-Banned Things That Could Soon Be Legal in Canada

The Lawyer's Daily: June 2017: It’s time to re-evaluate the jury system

CBC News: June 2017: Government inaction to blame for unequal access to criminal pardons, lawyers claim

Canadian Lawyer: June 2017:  The Ghomeshi rules: Bill C-51 creates unprecedented case of reverse disclosure

    Canadian Lawyer: July 2017: Dislike of Khadr settlement does not entitle critics to disregard law or facts

    Canadian Lawyer: May 2017: Proposed new jails are proof Canada is not upholding UN norms

    Global News: May 2017: Canada’s strangest laws: From witchcraft to blasphemy to sleigh bells

    Globe and Mail: May 2017: Most Canadians oppose giving police greater powers to obtain breath samples: poll

    CPAC: May 2017: Primetime Politics

    The Lawyer's Daily: May 2017: Fine line between plain language and inappropriate commentary in judicial decisions

    Globe and Mail: April 2017: Mulcair calls out Trudeau on ‘hypocrisy’ in marijuana anecdote

    Metro News: April 2017: Safe Space Ep. 9: Pot puns and police tweets

    CTV News: April 2017: Marijuana bill gives police too much power to search drivers: civil rights groups

    APTN News: April 2017: Gladue report program in Ottawa facing too many delays, tying up courts and local jail: Lawyers

    CTV News: April 2017: Trudeau says his father got his brother help in dealing with pot charge

    Canadian Lawyer: April 2017: Broken pot promise would send Liberals’ credibility up in smoke

    The Lawyers's Daily: April 2017: Silence not the answer to Ottawa's police controversies

    CBC News: April 2017: Ottawa police officer disciplined for taking unmarked car to Montreal bachelor party

    Vice News: April 2017: Why Critics Are Saying Justin Trudeau’s Weed Bill Is a Continuation of the War on Drugs

    Globe and Mail: April 2017: Opinion: Policing the problem of 'us versus them'

    CBC News: April 2017: Retroactive changes to criminal pardons violate charter rights, B.C. judge rules

    Toronto Star: March 2017: Scrapping preliminary hearings 'not going to solve' problem of court delays

    Ottawa Sun: March 2017: After Abdi's death, public deserves more than police technicalities

    Canadian Lawyer: March 2017: Liberals pick only low-hanging justice fruit with Bill C-39

    CBC: February 2017: Province gets 'kickback' from inmates' collect calls, lawyer says

    CBC: February 2017: Liberals looking to eliminate many mandatory minimum sentences, justice minister says

    CBC: February 2017: Criminal courts scramble to meet Supreme Court's new trial timelines

    Globe and Mail: February 2017: Ontario prosecutors told they can skip preliminary inquiries to avoid delays

    Capital News: February 2017: Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted

    iPolitics: Janaury 2017: Cone of silence over Mark Norman's removal fuelling rumours: lawyer

    CBC: January 2016:  Elliot Lake mall collapse trial nears end

    Vice: January 2017: New Video Shows Toronto Cops Tasering a Man on the Ground and Telling People Not to Film It

    Toronto Star: December 2017: Criminal-record database spotty and out of date, lawyers lament

    CBA National: December 2016: Will the Criminal Code finally get a makeover in 2017?

    Ottawa Sun: December 2016: Province to see bail reforms, more judges and prosecutors hired, attorney general announces

    iPolitics: November 2016: Thibeault 'should face charges,' says Democracy Watch co-founder

    CBC: November 2016:  Creep Catchers bring vigilante tactics to Ottawa Valley

    Canadian Lawyer: November 2016: Trudeau’s government should act on promises of justice reform

    iPolitics: November 2016: The RCMP needs you scared — and the media seems happy to help

    CBC November 2016: Government defends retroactive elements of criminal pardons law

    Law Times: November 2016:  Challenge to hinge on pardon waiting period

    CTV: November 2016: Take a rare look inside the notorious Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre

    VICE: October 2016: Why It’s So Hard to Fire Bad Cops in Ontario

    CBC: October 2016: Brampton man filmed plying woman with vodka guilty of sex assault

    CBC: October 2016: 7,500 people to get texts asking for info in Frederick John Hatch homicide, OPP say

    CTV: October 2016: OPP use court-obtained cell data to text over 7,500 possible murder witnesses

    CBC: October 2016: How video like this can be 'very powerful' evidence in sexual assault trials

    Ottawa Sun: October 2016: Police racism? It’s part of the system

    CBC: September 2016: Elliot Lake mall collapse investigation needs 'second look,' resident says

    Vice: September 2016: Why the Ottawa Cop Who Made Racist Facebook Comments Likely Won't Be Held Accountable

    Vice Canada: September 2016: Rape Trial In Which Complainant Was Blackout Drunk Raises Questions About Consent

    Canadian Lawyer: August 2016: The thin blue line: police accountability

    CTV News: July 2016: Ottawa man dies after arrest that left him in a 'pool of blood'

    Canadian Lawyer: July 2016: It’s been 25 years since Askov but little has changed

    Vice Canada: July 2016: Calgary Man Said He’s ‘Sorry’ for Killing House Party Guests He Believed Were Werewolves

    Ottawa Sun: June 2016: SPRATT: Crown bury heads in sand on bail failures

    Canadian Lawyer: June 2016: The war on drugs blindly marches on

    CBC News: May 2016: Lawyers, advocates call for bail reform to ease jail overcrowding

    Metro: May 2016: Ottawa police officers never charged after 'egregious' Charter breaches

    CBC News: May 2016: Trudeau grab an assault? Maybe technically, but PM unlikely to be charged

    Ottawa Sun: May 2016: Conviction overturned after police breach woman's rights

    Canadian Lawyer: May 2016: The ‘Dickensian hellscape’ of our jails

    Canadian Lawyer: May 2016: Higher standard of proof required for police discipline: appeal court

    Ottawa Citizen: May 2016: Editorial: Brampton drinking and driving ruling may have wide implications

    iPolitics: April 2016: The Liberals say they have big plans for criminal law. So where are they?

    Canadian Press: April 2016: Canada lacks full picture of issues related to bail: Justice documents

    Huffington Post: April 2016: Mike Duffy Ruling Could Put Brakes On Expense Cases Against Other Senators

    Maclean's: April 2016: Maclean’s on the Hill: Mike Duffy is not guilty

    Sun News: April 2016: Expect Duffy to beat some -- but not all - 31 charges

    CBC: April 2016: Mike Duffy ruling could put brakes on expense cases against other senators

    CanadaLand: April 2016: Trial By Media, Media On Trial

    The Coast: April 2016: Weapons of mass intimidation

    Global News: April 2016: Duffy Trial: Crown needed to prove intent to get a conviction, says expert

    Canadian Lawyer: April 2016: The Criminal Code is a weighty book — literally

    Canadian Lawyer: March 2016: Obviously hard to prove

    CBC: March 2016: Watchdog to probe complaint against Ottawa police in hit-and-run death

    Vice: March 2016: Canadian Police Used Lie Detectors In Parliament Hill Terror Attack Investigation

    Canadian Lawyer: February 2016: Think Making a Murderer can’t happen in Canada? Think again

    VICE: February 2016: What the Jian Ghomeshi Trial Tells Us About Victim Blaming, Credibility, and Traumatic Memories

    Toronto Star: February 2016: Local defence lawyers see strong week for Jian Ghomeshi

    CBC: February 2016: What's it like to testify in a sexual assault case?

    Globe and Mail: February 2016: Federal prosecutors maintain hard line on pot as legalization looms

    iPolitics: February 2016: Duffy’s fraud and bribery trial hits the home stretch Monday

    Vice: January 2016: Front-line Toronto Cops to get Military-Grade Assault Rifles

    VICE: January 2016: We Asked Lawyers if the Prosecution in the Ghomeshi Trial is Performing as Badly as It Seems

    Canadian Lawyer: January 2016: More than sunny ways needed to address mandatory minimums

    BuzzFeed Canada: January 2016: The RCMP Lied That Children Were In Danger So They Could Illegally Enter A Home

    Ottawa Sun: January 2016: Making a Murderer dissected by Ottawa lawyers in podcast

    Huffington Post: January 2016: Toronto Police Rifle Purchase: Critic Slams Decision As 'Incredibly Misguided'

    Ottawa Sun: January 2016: Trailers set up to house temp staff at Innes Rd. jail

    CBC: January 2016: Making a Murderer: Ottawa lawyers dissect Netflix series on podcast

    Ottawa Sun: December 2015: Inmates refuse meals to protest Innes Rd. jail conditions

    Ottawa Sun: November 2015: 'Inhumane' Innes Rd. jail getting a makeover: Naqvi

    Ottawa Sun: November 2015: Patrick Brazeau's slap on wrist not right: Defence lawyer

    Ottawa Sun: September 2015: Beefed-up court security a foolish over-reaction

    iPolitics: October 2015: Stow that spliff, Canada — you won’t be lighting up legally for a while yet

    Global News: October 2015: Group threatens Liberals with new legal challenge over sex work law

    Ottawa Sun: September 2015: Human and financial costs of drug war just too high: Spratt

    Toronto Star: August 2015: Mounties give Pamela Wallin file to Crown, CTV reports

    CTV: August 2015: RCMP investigation into Pamela Wallin's expenses handed to Crown

    Law Times: August 2015: Prof concerned as legal issues sidelined by politics in Duffy case

    National Post: August 2015: Michael Spratt: The public’s interest in the Mike Duffy affair

    National Post: August 2015: Michael Spratt: The Duffy trial’s ironic twist

    CTV News: August 2015: Wright testimony may hurt Crown's case in Duffy trial: criminal lawyer

    CTV Power Play (video): August 2015: Did Wright help or hurt Duffy?

    CBC (video): August 2015: Defence lawyer on Nigel Wright testimony

    Ottawa Sun: August 2015: Ottawa Police Service's board's dismissal of racial data 'a disgrace'

    Globe and Mail: August 2015: Five things to watch for as the Duffy trial resumes

    iPolitics: August 2015: The Duffy trial: What will Nigel Wright say — and how will voters react?

    CTV News: August 2015: Harper facing questions after PMO staffer spotted talking to witness at Duffy trial

    Ottawa Citizen: August 2015: Ottawa jail in 'crisis' as lockdowns continue to soar

    Macleans: August 2015: Election Issues 2015: A Maclean’s primer on marijuana

    Ottawa Sun: July 2015: Cops need new ideas to beat Ottawa's gang issues says lawyer Michael Spratt

    ICI Radio-Canada: July 2015: Des gardiens privés s'occuperont des mesures de sécurité au palais de justice d'Ottawa

    OSCAR: July 2015: Getting Smart About Crime

    The Lawyers Weekly: July 2015: Friedman sees opportunity lost for police scrutiny

    Canadian Press: July 2015: Federal victim surcharge bound for Supreme Court, defence lawyers say

    Canadian Press: June 2015: Placing Del Mastro in handcuffs, leg irons standard procedure: OPP

    Global News: June 2015: Conservatives spend almost $7M defending unconstitutional legislation

    Ottawa Sun: June 2015: Ottawa street checks are the 'wild west,' lawyer says

    Global News: June 2015: Lawyer crowdfunding challenge to tough-on-crime law he calls ‘unfair, unconstitutional’

    Globe and Mail: May 2015: Man crowdfunding his fight against the 10-year wait for a legal pardon

    The Rebel: Why Mike Duffy's intent is "centrally important" to trial's outcome -- and how mud slinging could backfire

    CBA National Magazine: May 2014: Crowdfunding justice

    The Lawyers Weekly: May 2015: Lawyers warn bill on fast track could have unanticipated fallout

    Halifax Herald: May 2015: Rehtaeh law at centre of hate speech debate

    CBC: May 2015: FHRITP charges serve as deterrent — even without a conviction

    MacLean's: May 2015: A rough guide to the charges against Mike Duffy

    Toronto Star: May 2015: Pilot's assault conviction comes with warning to Air Canada

    City News: May 2015: Duffy trial enters week 2, senate human resources employee to testify

    National Post: April 2015: Michael Spratt: Don’t expect fireworks at the Mike Duffy trial

    Law Times: April 2015:  Police granted extra 12 months to try to crack suspect’s computer encryption

    The Law Times: The Hill: Decision against federal lawyer’s election run sparks outrage in Ottawa

    iPolitics: April 2015: ‘Judicial activism’ isn’t killing Harper’s crime agenda — Harper is

    CTV Canada AM: March 2015: Jury reaches an impasse

    APTN: PMO ordered Justice department to re-word Criminal Code to weaken Gladue principles for Aboriginal offenders

    National Post: March 2015: Michael Spratt: Conservatives have neither the law nor the facts on their side in the niqab debate

    iPolitics: March 2015: Hypocrites in a hurry — Harper’s mad dash to pass C-51

    iPolitics: March 2015: Key legal voices blocked from C-51 committee debate

    Vice: March 2015: Some Kind of Monster: A Brief History of Harper’s Big Fat Omnibus Bills

    Halifax Herald: March 2015: No-chance parole bill in spotlight

    CBA National Magazine: March 2015: Life sentences without parole

    Globe and Mail: February 2015: Fair trial in question for Ottawa man linked to 2007 triple homicide

    Metro: February 2015: Ontario Government’s blocking of lawyer’s blog ‘troubling’

    Global News: January 2015: RCMP seeking ‘accountability’ after Alberta RCMP shooter released from jail

    iPolitics: January 2015: You thought your phone was private. You were wrong.

    iPolitics: January 2015: Please don’t confuse Peter MacKay with facts

    iPolitics: January 2015: When Peter MacKay committed sociology

    iPolitics: January 2015: Life behind bars: the politics of despair

    Ottawa Metro: Eight days of deliberations not surprising in Magnotta trial, say Ottawa lawyers

    Ottawa Sun: December 31: Man held in Boxing Day shooting at Tanger Outlet mall

    Halifax Herald: December 2014: LEGER: Eroding civil rights for political gain

    CTV News: December 2014: Magnotta jury must now decide 'what was going through his mind'

    iPolitics: November 2014: Prison nation: What locking up more people is costing us

    iPolitics: November 2014: Franck Gervais did a dumb thing. Should it be a crime?

    iPolitics: November 2014: The honour killing bill: Who’s the barbarian now?

    National Magazine: November 2014: New laws for Canada's spies

    CBC Radio: December 2014: Mandatory charges for domestic violence

    Post Media: November 2014: Massimo Pacetti incident could be misunderstanding, former colleague says

    iPolitics: November 2014: Secret witnesses? Curtailed cross-exams? The poison pill in the ‘victims’ rights bill’

    National Post: November 2014: Lawyers criticize Tories’ victim’s rights bill that would give judges power to let witnesses testify anonymously

    CBC Radio - Ottawa Morning: October 2014: After 20 years Ontario is making it easier to get Legal Aid

    Globe and Mail: October 2014: Judge set to rule on Moncton shootings

    iPolitics: October 2014: Here come the thought police

    Ottawa Sun: October 2014: Barnett guilty of manslaughter, not murder: Defence

    CTV Caanada AM: October 2014: Sentencing hearing for Moncton Shooter

    Global News: September 2014: Magnotta trial: The art of jury selection

    Global News: September 2014: Magnotta trial: What do we know? What will the trial reveal?

    CTV: Canada AM: September 2014: Magnotta jury selection process similar to voodoo: lawyer

    iPolitics: September 2014: Firing blind: The Harper government’s bungled crime agenda

    Globe and Mail: August 2014: Serious error found in a second Tory crime bill

    Metro News: August 2014: No charges for man who ‘accidentally’ broke into Trudeau family home

    iPolitics: August 2014: The Harper government’s lonely struggle against reality

    National Post: August 2014: Growing number of Canadian police forces bulking up with armoured vehicles

    Some Honourable Members Podcast: August 2014: Privacy and Justice

    Huffington Post: August 2014: Trudeau Break-In: Tory MP Ryan Leef Apologizes For Twitter Joke

    CBA National Magazine: August 2014: The victim surcharge: Mandatory or not?

    Global News: August 2014: Commissioner mum on new robocalls investigation after Sona verdict

    iPolitics: August 2014: The creeping militarization of the police

    iPolitics: July 2014: Why didn’t the Mounties charge Nigel Wright? Tactics

    Ottawa Sun: July 2014: Giroux apologizes for Canada Day cop butt grab

    Ottawa Sun: June 2014: Vet suffers in jail without meds

    Press Progress: June 2014: 10 reasons you should be creeped out by Stephen Harper's anti-privacy agenda

    CBA National Magazine: June 2014: Reactions to proposed prostitution laws

    Ottawa Citizen: June 2014: Justin Ling: Spidey Senses tingling over C-13

    Motherboard (Vice): June 2014: Can Canada's Likely New Privacy Commissioner Be Trusted to Watch the Watchers?

    Law Times: May 2014: Sex Offender Database Lawyers expect constitutional challenge to new registry

    Ottawa Sun: May 2014: Record checks a 'black mark' to some

    Globe and Mail: May 2014: Law groups urge government to revamp cyberbullying bill

    The Chronicle Herald: May 2014: Lawyers slam feds’ cyberbullying bill at Ottawa parliamentary committee

    The Lawyers Weekly: May 2014: Judge stresses rehabilitation in illegal firearms transfer case

    iPolitics: May 2014: Suddenly, it’s open season on judges

    CBA National Magazine: May 2014: The cyberbullying bill at committee

    iPolitics: May 2014: Does the government’s enemies list now include judges?

    iPolitics: May 2014: RCMP made a ‘tactical’ decision to end Wright investigation, Spratt argues

    Canadian Lawyer: April 2014: SCC defends judicial discretion in sentencing

    CTV News: February 2014: Proposed sex-offender registry will not deter crime, criminal lawyer warns

    Ottawa Citizen: January 2014: Suited up for court: Jail OKs wardrobe program for inmates

    iPolitics: January: 2014: One law for the rich, another for everyone else

    CBC Ottawa Morning: January 2014: Rowbotham applications and access to justice

    Ottawa Sun: January 2014: Defence lawyer blasts legal aid decisions that end costing taxpayers more court legal wrangling, delays

    iPolitics: December 2013: Mandatory victim fines: It’s not about justice

    Ottawa Citizen: December 2013: Brockville judge criticizes colleagues who skirt victims fine surcharge law

    iPolitics: December 2013: Presumed guilty: DNA and the police

    iPolitics: November 2013: C-13: A digital Trojan horse for the surveillance state

    The Chronicle Herald: November 2013: Cybercrime bill raises worries

    CTV News: November 2013: Ex-PMO counsel Benjamin Perrin may face B.C. Law Society investigation

    iPolitics: November 2013: Walking a razor’s edge in the Senate scandal

    Toronto Sun: November 2013: Peter MacKay lashes out over judges' rebellion to victim fines

    Ottawa Citizen: November 2013:  Ottawa judges thumbing noses at strict new victims’ surcharge rules

    Global News: September 2013:  Conservative Party lawyer directed robocall questions during investigation: documents

    Postmedia: September 2013:  Party lawyer’s presence in robocall witness interviews may pose problems, lawyers say

    Ottawa Citizen: September 2013: SIU won’t investigate Ottawa police use-of-force incident

    Ottawa Citizen: September 2013: Two charged after mêlée with police officers in Market

    Metro News: September 2013: Accused criminals clog up Ottawa court system on bail bungling

    Liberal Senate Forum: June 2013: Statement by Hon. Mobina S.B. Jaffer

    Ottawa Citizen: June 2013: Ottawa jail guard fired after battering brain-damaged prisoner, ombudsman’s report reveals

    Metro News: June 2013: Defence lawyers slam treatment of inmates following abuse report

    Liberal Senate Forum: May 2013: Statement by Hon. Mobina S.B. Jaffer

    Ottawa Citizen: April 2013: Jail suit exchange aims to keep defendants innocent of fashion crimes

    Ottawa Sun: March 2013: Cellphone ruling hits all the right buttons

    CBC: February 2013: Client Found Not guilty of Second Degree Murder

    Metro News: November 2012: OPS use of force statistics fishy: defence lawyer

    Ottawa Citizen: October 2012: What makes a “gang member” in the eyes of the law

    CBC: August, 2012: Ottawa Police Take to Twitter

    CBC: January 2012: Ottawa Lawyers back call for police cameras

    Lawyers Weekly: December 2011: Feds ‘pandering, says CLA exec

    CBC: Nov 2011: Opposition MPs try again to amend crime bill

    Green Party: November 2011: Omnibus Crime Bill off Target

    iPolitics: February 2011: Justice Committee asks to hear from more witnesses on Bill C-54

    Ottawa Sun: February 2011: Accused sex shop robber acquitted

    Ottawa Sun: February 2011: Response to Toronto Sun Article

    Toronto Sun: February 2011: Lawyers group says bill aimed at perverts too tough

    Liberal Senate Forum: June 2011: Statement by Hon. Art Eggleton

    Liberal Senate Forum: June 2010: Statement by Hon. Lillian Eva Dyke

    Law Times: December 2010: Ottawa Cops Under Fire

    Ottawa Sun: December 2010: Break-in rap dismissed, judge cites ‘troubling’ police action

    Capital News: April 2010: Same Offences, Different Consequences

    Liberal Senate Forum: October 2009: Statement by Hon. Serge Joyal

    Liberal Senate Forum: June 2009: Statement by Hon. Serge Joyal

    Ottawa Citizen: November 2008: Acquittal in Ottawa Underpass Stabbing

    CBC: November 2008: Ottawa man found not guilty in fatal Rideau underpass stabbing