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    Research at a Glance: Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Co...

    Young people are highly aware of the relationship between mental health, addiction, and crime. Youth agree that the Criminal Justice System (CJS) must take a more active role to address mental health issues through programming and services both within and connected to the CJS.
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Research at a Glance: Sentencing Considerations

    Youth want a criminal justice system (CJS) that shows empathy and takes into consideration the circumstances of individuals before and during sentencing. Youth feel that the CJS should use more alternatives to incarceration that are community-based, restorative and place a focus on...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    What we heard - Transforming Canada's criminal justice system

    This report summarizes discussions held during the roundtables. It highlights best practices, challenges and suggested improvements. It highlights best practices, challenges and suggested improvements. This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Canada. The purpose...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Bill C-26 (S.C. 2012 c. 9) Reforms to Self-Defence and Defence of Property

    Bill C-26 the Citizens Arrest and Self-defence Act, S.C. 2012 c.9, came into force on march 11, 2013. The legislation replaces the old Criminal Code provisions on self-defence and defence of property with new and reformed defences. The purpose of the Technical Guide is to promote, for legal...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Litigation Year in Review 2016

    This Litigation Year in Review 2016 is intended to provide Canadians with some highlights of the progress we made this past year in several important areas of litigation. In reviewing and rethinking the Government’s litigation strategy over the course of 2016, I focused on three main themes:...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Litigation Year in Review 2017

    The Litigation Year in Review for 2017 is the second time that the Attorney General of Canada published a report on the litigation decisions and strategies used on behalf of the Government of Canada. This year’s report highlights some of the litigation positions we took in the course of 2017 and...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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