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Challenges will come, say lawyers opposing change to NL legal aid law
Mike King
Mike King, Sullivan Breen King: ‘I would expect that there are going to be challenges by members of the private bar on behalf of certain clients … claiming that their Charter rights to fundamental justice have been breached.’

Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 8:19 AM

Court challenges are expected as Newfoundland axes the option legal aid recipients had of turning to the private bar for defence in the most serious of criminal cases. ... [read more]

Lawyer had no authority to interfere with client’s removal from life support, court rules

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]