Monthly Archives: April 2009

Law societies under fire

www2.macleans.ca/2009/04/30/law-societies-under-fire/ Written by Kate Lunau on Thursday, April 30, 2009 16:00 SPECIAL REPORT: Critics say there’s a problem with how lawyers are regulated Cora MacPhail doesn’t dislike lawyers. She has close friends who are lawyers; family members, too. MacPhail considers…

Does the law reflect our morals or do our morals reflect the law?

It was interesting to see the reaction when people were asked the MoralityMeter question, “how morally bad is it for a 17-year old to have sex with a 13-year old?”  I just put the question out there without giving people…

New trial for Pickton not in ‘interest of justice’

08/04/2009 7:02:00 PM James Keller, THE CANADIAN PRESS There are currently two appeals before the court: the defence is challenging Pickton’s six second-degree murder convictions, while the Crown is appealing his six acquittals on first-degree murder. The Crown wants to…