My trial in Chicago is almost upon me, even as this is published. It is a great relief to be finally going to court on the main issues, and I have full faith in the outcome, which will allow Barbara and me to return to a normal life in London and in Canada. After four years of pummelling from all directions, much of it below the belt, one wants to set the record straight.By CONRAD BLACK14 min
Susan Urahn is the managing director of State Policy Initiatives at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia, which recently released the first-ever five-year forecast of incarceration rates in U.S. state and federal prisons, entitled ‘Public Safety, Public Spending.
HÉROUXVILLE AND BEYOND IN THE LATE 1940s, when we political refugees from war-ravaged nations of Europe arrived in Canada, we were told of its laws (“Do immigrants need rules? The debate rages on,” Cover, March 5). We were told to keep our noses clean, fall in with the rest of the local population, and not rely on any social assistance.By Edmundas Petrauskas, Eve Crandall, Catherine Beagan, Maria Jacob, Victor Kutcher, Jim Willis, Don Meister, Reginald Bishop, Paul Francoeur6 min
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