Archive for Correctional Law

5 Things to know about Security Threat Groups

What are they? Correctional Service Canada gives the STG label to inmates who are believed to be part of an offender group, gang, association, or organization with 3+ members. This includes street gangs, prison gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, traditional organized…

What counts as contraband in prison?

According to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, contraband includes:           (a) an intoxicant,           (b) a weapon or a component thereof, ammunition for a weapon, and anything that is designed to kill, injure or disable a  person or that is altered…

FCA declares inmate a vexatious litigant

Overview In Canada (Attorney General) v Fabrikant, 2019 FCA 198, Stratas JA declared the respondent, Mr. Fabrikant, to be a vexatious litigant. Stratas JA discontinued his ongoing proceedings and barred him from bringing new proceedings without leave of the Court….

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