John Winterdyk, Author at LawNow Magazine

About John Winterdyk

Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.

Age of Criminal Responsibility: An illusive dilemma

If we, as adults, reflect back on our youth, there is probably not one of us who can say we didn’t commit some type of infraction for which we could have been held accountable under the former welfare-oriented Juvenile Delinquency Act (JDA) – in effect from 1908 until 1984 – or the more legalistic approach of the […]

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John Winterdyk
Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Juvenile Justice in Namibia: A country and system in transition

Namibia is located on the west side and in sub-Saharan Africa. It is the fourth largest country in Africa but, as of 2011, had a scant population of around 2.3 million inhabitants. It is a country of stark contrasts, perhaps largely due to the fact that Namibia is arid and has limited capacity to sustain […]

Authors:

John Winterdyk
Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Human Trafficking: A Call for Reform

Next to drug trafficking, human trafficking has been described by various international sources as the second most profitable crime in the world. While there is virtually no country that is immune to human trafficking, until recently and following the enactment of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women […]

Authors:

John Winterdyk
Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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