What Happens if My Friend Shoplifts?

Camilla’s high school is a ten-minute walk away from a mall so her and her friends usually go there during their lunch period.  In their most recent visit to the mall, Camilla and her friends go into a make up store because they want to buy the newest shade of nail polish.  While most of…

Theft in a Shopping Mall

http://images.clipartof.com/small/76396-Royalty-Free-RF- Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Brunette-Girl-Shoplifting-In-A-Store.jpg Shirley is a 18 year old high school student.  Both her parents work during the day, so they only see her at night. She makes her own breakfast and dinner, and travels to school on her own. She is always studying and receiving good marks for her studies. On her birthday, she wanted…

VIDEO – Civil recovery demand letters

Have you or your parents received a civil recovery demand letter for shoplifting?  Watch this video to learn more about the law in this area and your rights. This video was created entirely by volunteers on JFCY’s Public Legal Education Team, with direction from a JFCY staff lawyer.  It is intended to provide general information…

Guest Blogger Tracy: Shoplifting Part II – Civil Recovery Demand Letters

From time to time, the JFCY blog will host guest youth bloggers who will write on a legal topic relevant to youth. This time, please welcome back Tracy Chen, a third-year Ryerson Journalism student. The following scenario continues on from the previous blog post. Today’s post explains what happens after Clara is caught shoplifting and is…