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Hardly draconian
Hardly draconian
 
September 28, 2011
Source: National Post, Wednesday, September 28, 2011, Page A15

Benjamin Perrin, a law professor at UBC and a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, writes about the Safe Streets and Communities Act, the federal government’s package of criminal just reforms.

“While not perfect, the bill introduces numerous reforms that will improve our nation’s criminal justice system,” writes Perrin.

“These reforms are overdue, important, and consistent with the expectations that many Canadians have that individuals who commit serious crimes should be assisted in rehabilitation, but also punished for their crimes and deterred from reoffending.

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