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Criminal Law - Extraordinary remedies - Habeas corpus

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by Keepness and three other inmates for habeas corpus. Keepness, a 31-year-old Aboriginal sentenced to a lengthy prison term, was assigned to solitary confinement at the Edmonton Institution. The three other applicants were also placed in solitary confinement at the Institution. Two of these inmates, Hamm and Tobin, had been diagnosed with psychological issues. The Institution reported that placing all four in solitary confinement was necessary based on information from confidential sources that the four were going to seriously harm or assault correctional officers on...