Journalist/lawyer; Currently writing a book on disgraced pathologist Charles Smith.

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Biography

My interest in documenting breakdowns in forensic pathology with horrific impact on individuals charged with the most serious crimes began with my Toronto Star investigative reporting into once famed since disgraced former doctor Charles Smith. I began this Blog after retiring from the Star in 2...

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Jan 19, 2017

Innocent people are pleading guilty to crimes they did NOT commit. Let's fix this:  http://GuiltyPleaProblem.org  #GuiltyPleaProblem

Nov 02, 2016

Roadside drug tests: Las Vegas crime lab: ProPublica reporter Ryan Gabrielson reports that years after the ...  http://bit.ly/2eTQQUP 

Nov 01, 2016

G. Michelle Yezzo; Criminal Investigation Bureau; Oho; (Part 3): Jim Parsons' case; Ohio: Parsons' murde...  http://bit.ly/2fztncO 

Nov 01, 2016

Bill Kuenzel: Alabama; Bulletin; US Supreme Court rejects appeal for Alabama Death Row inmate Bill Kuenzel wh...  http://bit.ly/2eOJVfH 

Oct 31, 2016

G. Michelle Yezzo: Ohio; Bureau of Criminal Investigation; (Part 2); Columbus Dispatch exposes work record...  http://bit.ly/2eNHPfU 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

An Investigative story of cruelty in the Kosher slaughter process written when I was 13 years old!

How is social media changing news?

It is certainly broadening the pool of information accessible for our news stories.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Mikael Blomkvist.

National Newspaper Awards

2006 - Investigations
Certificate of Merit. For an investigation into the lack of protection for home owners against mortgage fraud.

National Newspaper Awards

2005 - Investigations
Certificate of merit: For an investigation into the miscarriages of justice caused by the former Dr. Charles Smith.