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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 … Continue reading

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The unluckiest man in Quebec

Supreme Court says this poor sod loses a $27-million jackpot because thermal printers are kinda slow. http://t.co/Ta1ZLQVl7o — Doug Saunders (@DougSaunders) January 29, 2015 I feel awful for this poor guy, but if the convenience store clerk was telling the … Continue reading

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The story of a little prick

The country’s highest court has ruled that if your partner consents to sexual intercourse with protection, and then you tamper with the condom in some way, you are guilty of sexual assault: The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an … Continue reading

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Another reason not to drink and drive

It’s dangerous, you could get jail time, and it could cost you your vehicle, too: The Supreme Court of Canada has overturned a lower court ruling and allowed the Crown to seize a vehicle belonging to a repeat drunk driver. … Continue reading

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