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BC courts easy on crime
Simon Fraser University | November 16, 2006
BC’s criminal justice system often fails to ensure criminals pay for their crimes, says a discussion paper from the BC Progress Board and two SFU criminologists....[continue]

Public forum looks at homelessness and crime
University of Toronto | November 8, 2006
Behind bars and then out in the cold?...[continue]

Legal Aid in Crisis
University of Western Ontario | September 21, 2006
Attorney-General Michael Bryant has called for a review of Ontario's legal aid system in an attempt to secure a more stable funding arrangement....[continue]

Renowned academic to discuss crime prevention at uOttawa
University of Ottawa | September 18, 2006
An Oxford professor is returning to his former university to deliver a lecture on crime prevention. Julian Roberts, the Assistant Director of the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology, will speak on perceptions and realities surrounding crime prevention on the evening of September 20....[continue]

Policing the future: Changing demographics of Saskatchewan
University of Regina | September 18, 2006
Judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond will deliver the second annual Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies Lecture, titled "Policing the Future: The Changing Demographics of Saskatchewan" on Thurs., Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 112, Classroom Building, University of Regina....[continue]

Nipissing University student off to Mexico with Canada Corps
Nipissing University | August 24, 2006
Nipissing University Criminal Justice student, Karen Buzzell will be traveling to Merida, Mexico, in order to promote good governance and capacity building thanks to the Canada Corps University Partnership Program....[continue]

Too early to judge truthfulness of JonBenet Murder Confession
University of Western Ontario | August 22, 2006
John Mark Karr, the suspect in the killing of JonBenet Ramsey, will be extradited to Boulder, Colorado to face charges in her murder....[continue]

Sociology Prof In the News
University of Guelph | June 26, 2006
Research by U of G sociology Prof. Jane Sprott was featured in this weekend's Globe and Mail....[continue]

Convocation will celebrate 1,694 degrees, diplomas and certificates
University of Regina | June 1, 2006
The University of Regina will present 1,694 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at its annual spring convocation June 5-7 at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina....[continue]

Campus police reach out to community
University of Toronto | May 11, 2006
Police service focuses on community partnerships, staff development and the student experience...[continue]

BCIT launches crime and intelligence analysis program, the first in Canada
British Columbia Institute of Technology | April 27, 2006
Students in BCIT’s Forensic Investigation degree program will soon have a new study option: crime and intelligence analysis, or CIA....[continue]

Academic Strike at Canadore College, March 7, 2006
Nipissing University | March 21, 2006
As you may have heard on the news or read in the paper, the Ontario Council of Regents is negotiating with the Academic Staff....[continue]

Racial Profiling in Canada subject of law professor's new book
University of Windsor | March 14, 2006
University of Windsor Professor Dr. David M. Tanovich, one of Canada’s leading experts on systemic racism and criminal justice, will launch his new book, The Colour of Justice, Policing Race in Canada, during a 6:30 p.m. book signing today in the Moot Court Room of the University of Windsor’s Ron W. Ianni Law Building....[continue]

‘Youth At Risk’ Conference To Examine …
University College of Cape Breton | February 22, 2006
Two community partners are coming together this week to offer a ‘Youth at Risk’ conference for services providers....[continue]

Nipissing University looking at expansion in Bracebridge
Nipissing University | January 25, 2006
Nipissing University and the Town of Bracebridge today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that could see the university’s Muskoka campus relocated to a downtown site and significantly expanded....[continue]

Psychological disorders and the death penalty
University of Regina | November 7, 2005
Did Canadian courts fully assess people with psychological disorders before executing them?...[continue]

U of R ranks sixth in annual Maclean’s report
University of Regina | November 7, 2005
The University of Regina placed sixth among 11 comprehensive universities in the annual Maclean’s Magazine rankings, while improving its standing in nine indicators that contribute to the overall ranking released today....[continue]

Security Measures, Civil Liberties Topics of UNBF Law Lecture
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 20, 2005
The controversial relationship between security measures and civil liberties will be the keynote address of the 27th annual Viscount Bennett Lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Fraud awareness discussion at Nipissing University
Nipissing University | October 13, 2005
Nipissing University’s Criminal Justice Student Association welcomes Detective Staff Sergeant Barry Elliott of the Ontario Provincial Police PhoneBusters for an important lecture on fraud awareness....[continue]

Geographic profiling creator to receive award for controversy
Simon Fraser University | October 6, 2005
Former Vancouver police officer and SFU alumnus Kim Rossmo is this year's recipient of SFU's Nora and Ted Sterling Prize for Controversy. Rossmo became internationally known a decade ago when, as a graduate student at SFU, he developed geographic profiling, a computerized investigative method that links geographic information and criminals....[continue]

Lecture traces roots of modern justice in 18th century Britain
University of Toronto | September 23, 2005
The 2005-06 University Professor Lecture Series begins Tuesday, Sept. 27 with U of T legal historian John Beattie speaking on the topic Crime and Punishment in 18th-Century London and the Foundations of Modern Criminal Justice....[continue]

Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies lecture
University of Regina | September 9, 2005
Jeff Pfeifer, Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies, will deliver his inaugural lecture, The Town, the Gown and the Uniform: Public Safety and the Community, Academics and the Police....[continue]

First class of diploma program in police studies set to graduate
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 2, 2005
Media are invited to a weekend of events honouring the first graduating class of the diploma in police studies....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: January 30 to February 10 2006
University of Ottawa | January 30, 2005
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]



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