How can I locate sources for statistics on the outcomes of Canadian criminal court cases, that include such data as type of defence counsel (ie Legal Aid, from large firm, high profile, new in field, or preferably cost of counsel), amount of time before trial, income/profession of defendant, sentence given, and sentence actually carried out? Does such data even exist? I'm only asking out of curiosity, not for any professional or education project.
Has someone violated my rights? [more inside]
Under British law, what sort of evidence would police need to already have in order for them to get a court to grant them permission to plant a bug? [more inside]
How can I submit a personal statement to a court regarding the defendant in a hearing in Cook County, Illinois? [more inside]
Where can I find out more about the investigation techniques used by private investigators? [more inside]
Do all misdemeanor cases get to bypass the grand jury? Is there such a thing as a federal misdemeanor? I know FEDERAL capital offenses must go before a grand jury and each STATE handles this differently, ie NY both sides and a judge, no grand jury. But I am confused on this process...help, test tommorrow!!
Somewhat of a follow-up to a previous question about my grandfather, I have some vague questions about law enforcement and the mental health system in 1950s America. [more inside]