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“It is not my position that for every #MeToo event held at law schools, there should be a responding Anti-#MeToo, but I am advocating for a balance. I do not recall personal attacks on students voicing dissenting opinions in class or protests being staged when I attended law school…. The reason we have a legal...
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“3 miners employed for Metanor were trapped 485 meters below the ground and their bodies were not discovered for days. Metanor was convicted of violating provisions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. …..Metanor is being prosecuted under s. 22.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada (“CCC”), also known as the ‘Westray Bill’, the law...
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The Surrey Six massacre is known for being one of the most horrific gang killings in Canadian history. The reaction to the stay of proceedings was public outrage. Close to but not quite Ghomeshi level. The judgment is unpopular but just and necessary in a case that came to be defined by confidential informants, police...
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“In a Canada where Ghomeshi never happened, it is likely that significant changes to our sexual assault laws would not be in the hopper at the House of Commons. Nothing out of the ordinary or unprecedented happened in Ghomeshi. Basic principles of cross-examination taught in law school were utilized to impeach the complainants. To make...
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