Tag Archives: opinion

Robes and Ribbons: “Occupy” Responsibility

On Wednesday, November 30, hundreds of lawyers and law students alike will be gathering outside of courthouses across British Columbia. No, this will not just be another day at the office in front of judge and jury. This time, a group…

Split Opinion? Two Different Opinions Issued in Gitmo Case

Last year a federal judge ordered the release of a Guantanamo detainee, but the following day the judge’s order disappeared from the online docket, only to reappear days later heavily edited and altered. The government has now claimed responsibility, saying…

Is Online Activity Likely to Lead to Lawyer Misbehavior?

 Post by Randall Ryder More and more lawyers are getting in trouble for things they have done online. Are lawyers asking for sanctions by posting comments online? A recent article points out a number of situations where lawyers have been negatively…