How Jose Ines Garcia Zarate avoided a murder conviction

Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant who had already been deported several times, was acquitted of murdering 32 year-old Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier, and the President of the United States is responding with his usual restraint: A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case! No wonder the people of our Country are so … Continue reading How Jose Ines Garcia Zarate avoided a murder conviction

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Harper and the Supreme Court

Now that the Conservatives have won a majority government, it's worth revisiting this April 22 column by Adam Radwanski of The Globe and Mail, about the effect this could have on the highest court in the land: Of the nine justices who serve on the Supreme Court of Canada, three – Ian Binnie, Morris Fish … Continue reading Harper and the Supreme Court