Struggle for Justice

This TV series presents the stories of wrongfully convicted Canadians.

To be convicted of a crime you did not commit can fundamentally challenge your sense of security in the world. It is an affront to your self-esteem at the deepest level. It may leave you feeling betrayed by society and isolated even from those who were once closest to you. It is a profoundly solitary journey that ultimately has no end, since after a wrongful conviction, your life will never be the same.

The aim of the series was to present the personal drama of the wrongfully convicted, while educating the public about the legal system and revealing the weaknesses that can lead to false accusations and convictions. Each episode traced one individual’s case …