Criminal law issues

Criminal law issues

Elizabeth Fry Society of New Brunswick

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(506) 855-7781
Fax Number: 
(506) 855-1739
Street Address: 
39 McDouggall Ave
City: 
Moncton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E1C 6B1

Elizabeth Fry Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(709) 753-0220
Fax Number: 
(709) 753-3817

Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(506) 635-8851
Fax Number: 
(506) 635-8851
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 23012
City: 
Saint John
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E2J 4M1

A gender critique of forensic DNA evidence: collection, storage and applications

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia Lee
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that DNA forensic technologies are inserted into existing social systems, with all the problems and inequities that exist therein. Also points to the place of DNA evidence in an expansive network of state surveillance, with especially harsh consequences for members of marginalised communities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canada's promises to keep: the Charter and violence against women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lee Lakeman
Publisher: 
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres (CASAC)
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Examines how the policies, procedures and practices of the justice system impact on the low conviction rates of violence against women and how these can impact women's inequality.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973491906
VIOL.L35 2004

A guide to the law for Saskatchewan women

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English
Publisher: 
Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Provides comprehensive, easy to understand legal information on a broad range of topics that affect Saskatchewan women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896168256

Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Actively seeks to reduce the number of women and girls involved with the criminal justice system. Provides one-to-one short term counselling for women from Manitoba who are in conflict with the law. Supports women in making the transition from incarceration to community life.

Primary Telephone: 
204-589-7335
Email Address: 
efsofmb@autobahn.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-589-7338
Street Address: 
544 Selkird Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2W 2M9

Attending to the needs of Manitoba women in conflict with the law

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba
Publisher: 
Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Outlines several short and long-term strategies for working effectively with Manitoba women involved with the Criminal Justice system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.A88 2000

Spousal abuse policies and legislation: final report of the Ad Hoc Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group Reviewing Spousa

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ad Hoc Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group Reviewing Spousal Abuse Policies and Legislation
Publisher: 
Department of Justice Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies three key objectives of any criminal justice response to spousal abuse: criminalizing spousal abuse; promoting the safety and security of the victim; and maintaining confidence in the administration of justice. It recommends the retention of pro-charging and pro-prosecution policies in spousal abuse cases as well as the development and enhancement of supporting programs, services and structures. Also in PDF format.

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Speaking of abuse: violence against Aboriginal women in relationships

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Camille Callison
Carrie Humchitt
Winnifred Assmann
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772647267
VIOL.S64 2001
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