Government accountability / L’imputabilité du gouvernement

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Migrant Detention following Criminal Convictions

On October 10th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard an appeal (16-1363 Nielsen v Preap) which considers whether undocumented immigrants released from criminal custody—who are not immediately taken into immigration custody by the Department of Homeland…

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New Supreme Court Justice (U.S.): Brett Kavanaugh

On October 6th, Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Supreme Court judge by Senate; supported by every Republican save Senator Lisa Murkowski. Justice Kavanaugh previously served as a US Circuit Judge and Judge with…


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Hiding the Holy Grail: Manitoba’s Provincial Government Risks Reducing Access to Justice for the Most Vulnerable

On April 19, 2018, representatives from Winnipeg Harvest, the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, and Make Poverty History Manitoba patiently listen to discussion inside the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. The…