Monday, September 16, 2019

Canadian sentenced to ten years in a Cuban prison was set up says lawyer

A Canadian man sentenced to 10 years in a Cuban prison says he is not guilty, and his lawyer says his client was likely set up following a night of partying in a seaside town outside the popular resort destination of Varadero. (CBC)
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Tragic details of woman shot during killing of Jonathan Bacon revealed in court documents

VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)

Hells Angels lose bid to derail clubhouse forfeiture

VANCOUVER - The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and seven members have failed to have the province’s attempt to seize three of their clubhouses thrown out of court. (The Province)

A court victory for common sense

Lost in the news yesterday, or perhaps more accurately, not covered in the news by the mainstream media yesterday, was the successful victory by Dr. Tim Ball, a retired University of Winnipeg professor, in a defamation lawsuit brought against him by the notoriously thin-skinned Michael Mann of the infamous and thoroughly debunked ‘hockey stick’ theory related to global warming. (True North)

Florida gun owner who claimed self defence convicted in ‘Stand your ground’ case

In a case that brought national attention to Florida’s  "Stand Your Ground" gun law, a jury on Friday night convicted a licensed gun owner on manslaughter charges after deliberating for six hours following a weeklong trial. (Fox News)

B.C. groin waxing case a mockery of human rights

In British Columbia, there is at the present moment 16 “human rights” complaints, launched by a single person who asserts the status of “trans woman” against (mainly immigrant) female cosmeticians who — from religious sensibilities, reasons of safety, or simple personal preference — refused that person’s demand for a Brazilian waxing of their male genitals. (National Post)

Refusing to wear a condom after agreeing is sexual assault, Ontario judge rules

An Ontario court has ruled that a man who had unprotected sex after agreeing to wear a condom committed sexual assault because his behaviour invalidated his sexual partner’s consent. (National Post)

Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher found not guilty of murder

A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of a teenage Islamic State member in Iraq. (Fox News)

Vancouver teen who tried to murder two people gets 11 years

A Greater Vancouver teen who tried to assassinate two people by shooting them has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. (the Province)

In a case that made Canadian legal history, Ontario man convicted of impaired operation of a canoe

OSHAWA - It was late afternoon in April 2017 when police dispatch received a report of a drunk man stumbling around on a freeway ramp in Ontario’s cottage country. (National Post)

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