Fair, Just and Decent Policing: Does ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ Deliver?
- July 30, 2020
- Heather Ferg
Despite recent claims to the contrary, racial profiling and the over-policing of racalized and low income communities are long-standing features of the Canadian justice system. In law, the “reasonable suspicion” standard governs many initial contacts with the police. In R…
China’s National Security Law: A Lawyer’s Plea for Hong Kong
- July 16, 2020
- Clayton Rice, K.C.
On December 19, 1984, the United Kingdom and China signed the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong. The treaty provides for the administrative region of the semi-autonomous city after the lease of the New Territories expired. On April 4, 1990,…