Your First Court Appearance
28 Jul

Your First Court Appearance

What to know if you’re ordered to appear in court. A first appearance in court can be extremely nerve-racking. Here is a list of what you need to know to prepare for your first court date. What happens at a first appearance in court?: This is N...

Me Ginzburg wins 2017 Oratory Prize
15 Jun

Me Ginzburg wins 2017 Oratory Prize

Me Adam Ginzburg managed to woo the Jury with his eloquent speech on: « Is a dirty martini better served shaken or stirred? » This competition allowed him to compete against some of Montreal’s finest orators. The skills displayed in such events...

How a Tweet Can Become a Weapon
27 Apr

How a Tweet Can Become a Weapon

We all know cybercrime can cause serious damage. From plain online bullying to sophisticated mega-hacking, the results of cyber attacks can be disastrous, leading to emotional distress and significant financial loss. But generally speaking, no one im...

Travelling With a Criminal Record
04 Apr

Travelling With a Criminal Record

It’s no secret. A criminal record can have a serious impact on your job, your immigration status, not to mention your personal and family life. For many people, one of the most problematic results of a criminal record is a travel restriction. H...

Werner Herzog’s Into The Abyss
20 Mar

Werner Herzog’s Into The Abyss

As far as documentaries on criminal justice go, Werner Herzog’s Into The Abyss is definitely one of my favorites. Known for his explorations of dark subject matter, the iconic German filmmaker tackles the very difficult issue of death through t...

Time: The Kalief Browder Story
09 Mar

Time: The Kalief Browder Story

Following the success of crime documentaries like Making A Murderer and The Jinx, comes yet another extremely powerful, socially poignant series. Time: The Kalief Browder Story is a six-part mini-documentary dealing with a tragic case of wrongful imp...