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The Bluewater Association for Lifelong Learners Series
October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Hope is Coming for the Wrongly Convicted in Canada
- Date: Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
- Location: Bayshore Community Centre, Owen Sound
The Minister of Justice has promised to create a new Commission, to be known as the Miscarriages of Justice Commission, to address claims of wrongful conviction. Mr. Lockyer will explain how this change in our criminal justice system will revolutionize uncovering wrongful convictions and preventing them in the future.
Lecturer – James Lockyer
Since 1992 James Lockyer, founder of Innocence Canada, has been using his legal skills to represent the wrongfully convicted. He’ll speak on the promised Miscarriages of Justice Commission and its mandate to address claims of wrongful conviction. This long-awaited addition to the justice system will revolutionize uncovering wrongful convictions and their prevention in the future.