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Properly funding legal aid is important for all

  • August 15, 2012

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.

Gay magistrate judged a hero

  • August 12, 2012

A Surrey judge's willingness to be open about his sexuality and advocate on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited community has earned him an award from the Canadian Bar Association.

Petition's purpose

  • June 21, 2012

In his June 17 column, "Judges' demand for more pay seems a tad dishonourable," Michael Smyth misstates the purpose of the petition brought by the Provincial Court Judges Association.