Why Do People Go To Court

I was reading this post at http://representingyourselfcanada.com/2014/12/03/checking-our-egos-and-accepting-our-part-is-fundamental-to-restoring-public-trust-in-the-justice-system/ which provides a valid viewpoint on how everyone is part of the issue in restoring trust to the justice system here in Canada. In general I do agree with the notion that it takes everyone in all sides to fix something. This particular quote got me thinking though:…

Canadian Media Law Harms Victims

I recently watched this documentary by the CBC’s The Fifth Estate. It was called “The Unmaking of Jian Ghomeshi” which is essentially diving into the whole sex assault scandal story and how people are accusing the CBC of covering it up. A big point I got out of watching this is how Canadian media law…

Those Recent Legal News By Ian Mulgrew

Over the past few days I was reading all these legal news articles on the Vancouver Sun site by Ian Mulgrew and the two articles that kind of got my attention were “Glacial pace of Canadian legal system is an embarrassment” http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/Mulgrew+Glacial+pace+Canadian+legal+system/10289593/story.html and “Judge’s leniency for repeat crook ill-advised” http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/Mulgrew+Judge+leniency+repeat+crook+advised/10302566/story.html . Reading these articles kind…