What next for TWU law school?

Considering how Canadian courts have become more protective of gay rights in recent years, I'm really not surprised by this decision: Societies governing the legal profession have the right to deny accreditation to a proposed law school at a Christian university in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. In a pair of … Continue reading What next for TWU law school?

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When good rulings happen to bad people

The Alberta couple who let their going son die a horrible death from meningitis have had their convictions overturned by the Supreme Court of Canada: The Supreme Court of Canada overturned the 2016 conviction on Tuesday after about one hour of arguments from the Crown and counsel for David Stephan and his wife, Collet, found … Continue reading When good rulings happen to bad people

The Carter ruling is correct, though I don’t agree with it

The Supreme Court of Canada struck down the Criminal Code provisions making assisted suicide illegal: In a charter precedent that will go down in the history books as Carter vs. Canada, the court unanimously struck down the ban on providing a doctor-assisted death to mentally competent but suffering and "irremediable" patients. The emphatic, unanimous ruling prompted … Continue reading The Carter ruling is correct, though I don’t agree with it