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REGULATION OF PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Disciplinary proceedings - Disciplinary procedure - Proceedings before the law society - Evidence - What constitutes misconduct

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 8:30 AM  

Appeal by Foo from a disciplinary decision of the Law Society of British Columbia, finding him guilty of professional misconduct and suspending him from the practice of law for two weeks. In the hallway of a courthouse, Foo told a social worker, whom he did not know, that he “should shoot” her because “she takes away too many kids”. Foo claimed that what he said to the social worker was in jest and that she responded with a laugh and a request that Foo handcuff her....