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Judge sounds alarm over funding

  • November 25, 2011

The chief justice of B.C.'s Supreme Court has issued a rare call for his colleagues to speak out against funding cuts that he says threaten the province's entire judicial system.

Bar makes business case for restoring legal aid funding

  • November 14, 2011

Restoring legal aid funding to levels in place a decade ago will not only make the justice system fairer but deliver a bigger bang for the taxpayer’s buck, says the president of the B.C. branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA-BC).

B.C. is still failing women, legal group says

  • October 19, 2011

B.C. is below average for the second consecutive year - with a mark of C-minus - in terms of meeting United Nations standards for women's rights, says the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF).

Langley's Lindsay to head Law Society

  • September 28, 2011

Jan Lindsay of the Lindsay Kenney law firm will become the Law Society of British Columbia’s second vice-president in 2012, a position that will see the Langley resident go on to become head of the organization that represents all accredited B.C. lawyers in 2014.

Judicial independence

  • September 21, 2011

In a letter to the editor under the heading “Public locked out of justice process” on Sept. 13, the writer criticizes a B.C. Supreme Court judge for decisions made, suggests that he is biased in favour of an accused, and suggests that he is “unfit”.

Bye-bye Bay Street

  • September 15, 2011

New lawyers are looking beyond big-city firms to put up a shingle in small-town Canada.