Information Sessions Articles

SCANS Session 3:  Sexual Assault cases

This session examined the criminal justice system’s response to allegations of sexual assault.It addressed public misperceptions concerning the nature of the legislation relating to sexual assault, issues of consent, burden of proof, protections offered to complainants and the role of...

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SCANS lecture Six – Issues related to the experience of African Nova Scotians with the criminal justice system

Course delivered in the Fall 2021 semester of the Seniors’ College Association of Nova Scotia The speakers addressed issues of intergenerational trauma; systemic racism; challenges experienced by African Nova Scotians as they navigate the justice system and initiatives that are...

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