This film explores how the Peel Regional Police used a controversial method called the Reid Technique to convince several murder witnesses that they had not seen what they thought they had, ultimately sending an innocent man to prison.
Also available on DVD at HV6626.23 C3 V34 2006 DVD LAW.
This video reports the events leading up to the murder of Billy Stafford, a cruel and sadistic husband. For the first time in Canadian history the battered wife syndrome was used as a defense for murder.
When a brutal crime is committed who is ultimately to blame, the perpetrator or their brain? Neuroscientists are generating ground breaking research that sheds light on why some people can’t stop themselves from committing harmful or criminal acts.
Also available in DVD at KF9223 O72 2004 LAW.
In this program, a variety of legal experts take us through pretrial and trial procedures, pointing out along the way the differences between adult and juvenile proceedings.
Also available on DVD at KF9625 A75 R54 2002t LAW.
When a person charged with a crime is set free because of a legal "technicality," some people feel that the rights of the accused are being given greater weight than the rights of society and victims of crime. At the basis this discussion are the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments.