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Ontario Court Considers When Imprisonment is Appropriate for Non-Payment of Support Arrears

A recent Ontario decision examined both default hearings as well as how and when a jail committal order is appropriate to enforce spousal support and child support arrears. A History of the Parties The parties divorced in 2008, after approximately … Continue reading

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False Imprisonment: What You Need to Know

When a relationship within your home turns toxic, there can be a lot of resentment. These negative feelings can become so extreme that one could commit something that is considered unreasonable, tragic, or out-of-line, such as locking their partner in … Continue reading

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Trump’s Zero Tolerance Policy Could Lead to the Imprisonment of Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants by the End of 2018

A rapidly deployed critical data & visualization intervention in the USA’s 2018 “Zero Tolerance Policy” for asylum seekers at the US Ports of Entry and the humanitarian crisis that has followed. Elliott Young, author of the book Alien Nation (2014),… … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Federal High Court Sentences Book Pirate to Two Years Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced one Mr. Anthony Okojie to two years imprisonment on a one count charge of unauthorized sale of 376 copies of bibles and motivational books in which […] The post Nigeria: Federal … Continue reading

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Federal judge sentences ex-Guantanamo detainee to life imprisonment

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] on Tuesday sentenced former Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani [GlobalSecurity profile; JURIST news archive] to life imprisonment for his … Continue reading

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