A person who qualifies for bail has not actually been found guilty of anything; they are still waiting for the trial. One of the things we are sometimes able to do when working with the United States’ authorities is to get them to agree to a bail that would permit the person to come back […]
In a recent case that was well publicized in Ontario, the accused actually entered a guilty plea to a sexual assault that he did not commit. In subsequent years, it was determined conclusively to be a crime that was committed by someone else.
Across the province of Ontario, a system is in place that comes into play when a person pleads guilty of domestic assault. It is known either as PARS (Partner Assault Response Systems) or the EIP (Early Intervention Program).