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Canada

24 November 2006

Toronto Star (Ontario)

Rewriting Canada's bail laws in an attempt to curb gun crime is "a complete shot in the dark," legal experts say. The federal government tabled legislation in the House of Commons yesterday that would reverse the onus at bail hearings for those accused of serious crimes involving guns. Instead of requiring Crown attorneys to establish why an accused person should not be released, the burden would shift to the person charged to show why he or she should be granted... (GunPolicy.org)

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