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Judicial updates for the Supreme Court.
Robert Brun Becomes Canadian Bar Association National President
At the annual meeting held in Vancouver from August 12-14, 2012 our own Robert Brun was appointed President of the national organization of the Canadian Bar Association.
Televised riot trials unlikely, says head of B.C. Crown Counsel Association
Premier Christy Clark’s proposed Riot TV plan is unlikely to take off because judges are only expected to allow cameras in courtrooms with the consent of defendants, says the president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association.
Modernizing British Columbia's Justice System
Government releases independent reports that will guide system-wide justice reform.
Dishing out legal advice in Hyack Square
There’s always people willing to give free legal advice, although not many of them are actually lawyers.
Justice delayed has had its day, report says
Criminal cases in B.C.'s provincial courts should be resolved within six months, the lawyer charged with reviewing the backlogged justice system said Thursday.
Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch Responds to Justice System Review Report
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) President Kerry Simmons responded positively today to the Government’s release of a series of important reports on the justice system in BC.
Properly funding legal aid is important for all
As a society we have to spend more on our justice system by way of legal aid. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson reportedly avoided lawyers calling for more legal aid funding, made by the Canadian Bar Association at a Vancouver conference this week.
Policy on Use of Electronic Devices in Courtrooms
The Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court released a joint Policy on Use of Electronic Devices in Courtrooms.
Kerry L. Simmons named President of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
Kerry L. Simmons of Victoria, BC becomes President of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) today as Sharon Matthews of West Vancouver becomes Past President at the close of the annual CBA’s Canadian Legal Conference.