Brief to the Ontario Commission on Systemic Racism in the Criminal Justice System

NAWL’s presentation with the National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada and the Elizabeth Fry Society focused on the programming needs of incarcerated women, the impact of the “wife assault as a crime” strategy, and the need for diversity on the bench. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0829049950.pdf” title=”Brief to the Ontario Commission on Systemic Racism…

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Gender Equality in the Courts: Criminal Law

This report canvasses the issue of gender unfairness in the Canadian legal system. Using case law analysis of selected Manitoban and some national decisions in the area of criminal law, the study adopts a victim’s perspective. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/GenderEqualityintheCourtsCriminalLaw-compressed.pdf” title=”Gender Equality in the Courts: Criminal Law”]…

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Women and Sentencing

Written in response to a consultation paper by the Department of Justice on directions for reform, this brief contains NAWL’s views on sentencing and corrections.…

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Women and Criminal Justice Issues

Contains summaries of workshops on procedure and evidence, sentencing and punishment, criminal justice resources and the legislative agenda and a paper intended for promoting discussion. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0920853862-compressed.pdf” title=”Women and Criminal Justice Issues”]…

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