Pierre Genest Lecture “A Critical Analysis of the Canadian Criminal Justice System: A Crime Prevention Perspective” with Professor Stephen Schneider
Professor Stephen Schneider will discuss his current work in crime prevention through an interactive and critical discussion of the criminal justice system and how to proceed with reforms and alternative approaches to dealing with crime and criminality.
Stephen Schneider is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada. Stephen’s main areas of expertise are crime prevention, organized crime, and community development. His research projects have included studies into money laundering, contraband smuggling, fraud, marine port security, and innovative approaches to combating organized crime. He co-authored a book, “Money Laundering in Canada: Chasing Dirty and Dangerous and Dollars” with our former Osgoode colleague Margaret Beare. And more recently he submitted a report to the Cullen Commission in BC: “Money Laundering in British Columbia: A Review of the Literature. Report submitted to the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia.”
This annual lecture, established to honour the memory of Pierre Genest, a 1954 Osgoode graduate and an esteemed Canadian lawyer and advocate, is Osgoode’s most important named public lecture.