Monthly Archives: March 2009

Legal Advice vs. Legal Information

For the public, the difference between legal advice and legal information may not be entirely clear; or even important.  But for lawyers the distinction is of paramount importance.  You see, lawyers have to be very careful about what kind of…

Do Lawyers market themselves properly?

Earlier this month in a question and answer forum on the Globe and Mail website, Justice Harvey Brownstone, author of Tug of War, stated that “the legal profession does not do a great job of ‘marketing itself,’ so that the…

Tim’s Law–Vince Li’s attack on Tim McLean

March 6, 2009 Chinta Puxley The Canadian Press WINNIPEG–The family of a man who was beheaded on a Greyhound bus says his killer is "getting away with murder," but the judge who found him not criminally responsible for the "barbaric"…

Waiting on government for access to justice?

If we really care about access to justice in this country then we should be prepared to do something now instead of waiting for government.  As soon as the economy falters governments rush to cut services—usually to the most vulnerable…

A Conservative Dilemma: Illegal Drugs

 By Dr. Tony Magana  Sunday, March 1, 2009 Different persuasions of conservatism have opposed each other on the appropriate solution to illegal drugs but now circumstances should warrant a closer look at the libertarian point of view. The current drug policy…