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Applying for a Pardon in Canada and Double Jeopardy

The instance last year of the Parliament of Canada passing Bill C-23A, which raised the criteria for those convicted of serious sexual and violent personal injury offences to successfully apply for a .
(May 30, 2011)
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Travel to the United States for Citizens of US Waiver Countries

When travelling to the United States, tourists from those countries which are not subject to visa restrictions generally fall under the Visa Waiver Program. More than 30 states participate in this ..
(May 30, 2011)
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Clear Criminal Record a Necessity for Travel to Canada

The United States is not the only country taking its border security seriously. Should a foreigner who has a criminal conviction attempt to enter Canada and Canada has obtained information on their ..
(April 06, 2011)
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For Travellers to US, Ontario Pardons May Not Be Enough

A lot of people who live in Ontario enjoy travelling across the border to Niagara Falls for shopping and tourism. But these trips can become a hellish experience should a traveller have ever been ..
(April 06, 2011)
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Early Election Call Means Canadian Pardons Safe for Now

Since it was first elected in 2004 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Government has managed to get Parliament to pass a series of measures with a view to toughening Canadian criminal ..
(March 29, 2011)
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Clean Criminal Record and Flexibility Among New Employment ..

One of the worst recessions in recent times has only recently ended in North America. Slowly but surely, companies are resuming hiring as economic growth slowly increases. But for many, looking for a .
(February 02, 2011)
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Consequences for Crime - From Humiliation to US Criminal ..

The consequences for committing a criminal offence extend well past the sentence imposed on the criminal by the court. Besides the formal penalty, “collateral consequences”, which arise ..
(February 01, 2011)
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Wills, Funerals and Criminal Pardons Reflect Legal ..

When a person dies, do they continue to have any legal subjectivity as a natural person? More specifically, what can a person do while still alive to ensure that any wishes they have will be ..
(January 19, 2011)
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The Power of Politicians to Grant Criminal Pardons

Executive clemency is the power of a head of state or similar official to grant a criminal pardon or other reprieve from criminal sanctions to a convicted individual. In the year 2010, a significant ..
(January 17, 2011)
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Veto, Pardon and Prorogation Fall Under Royal Prerogative

As Head of State of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and many other Commonwealth countries, Queen Elizabeth II is a constitutional monarch. She is said to “reign but not rule”: the ..
(December 30, 2010)
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Crossing the Border with Conviction Illegal without US Entry ..

The USA takes its national security very seriously - and all the more so in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. As a result of “9-11”, Canadians travelling to the US are .
(December 22, 2010)
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Criminal Code’s Tendency to Pardon Undermines Retributive ..

The manner in which Canadian criminal law punishes murder has changed dramatically within living memory. Until the 1960s, any murder that was planned and deliberate or committed against a police ..
(December 13, 2010)
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