Liberty and due process / Liberté et droits procéduraux






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Border Security Measures – Necessary for National Security or Overbroad?

There has been many discussions in the news lately regarding new border screening measures and the efficacy of them. There is no argument that we need safe borders, but we need limits in order to…


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Death Penalty without Due Process remains a Concern for the IACHR

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a resolution recently, criticizing Trinidad & Tobago for not acting to amend its procedures pertaining to corporal punishment. This was in response to concern that the State has failed…



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Carding: why our government is not an insurance company (part 2)

Statistical discrimination cannot fully explain carding behaviour in both the short and long run This post continues my critique of the insurance analogy that was proposed as a way of conceptualizing carding in a recent op-ed…


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Carding: why our government is not an insurance company (part 1)

Introduction: draft carding regulations—ongoing discussion Back in November, I reported that Minister Naqvi presented draft carding regulations, which purported to address the issue of arbitrary and unlawful carding.[1]  Since then, while public interest groups and…