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Lawyer had no authority to interfere with client’s removal from life support, court rules
Eugene Meehan
Eugene Meehan, Supreme Advocacy LLP, said this case raises the important issue of what’s expected of lawyers when a client is incapacitated and their ability to adhere to a client’s instructions is frustrated.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 1:19 PM

A lawyer who interfered with a family’s decision to take her client off life support has decided to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada after being taken to task by the Ontario Court of Appeal. ... [read more]

New DNA tests ordered in 1983 murder case ‘in the interests of justice,’ says B.C. Court of Appeal Nikos Harris

Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

The B.C. Court of Appeal has ordered new DNA tests in the case of a man who has been in prison for over 30 years for a murder he says he did not commit. ... [read more]

McLachlin nominated for Hong Kong’s top court Subscriber only content Beverley McLachlin

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 3:49 PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 5:48 PM

Beverley McLachlin, Canada’s former top judge with a strong record of defending judicial independence here and abroad, is expected to soon join Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal as a non-permanent member. ... [read more]