Law & Justice

Rosa Campagna Deck was ordered to pay surgeon Dr. Brian Peterson in damages, after posting a series of defamatory comments on her website and Google Reviews. (Pexels)

Kelowna blogger ordered to pay $30K for defamatory comments after plastic surgery

Rosa Campagna Deck was ordered to pay damages to surgeon Dr. Brian Peterson

 

File photo: Tom Zytaruk

Guilty plea overturned, new trial ordered for Surrey man accused of wife assault

Entire process has to start over again in Surrey provincial court, judge decides

 

Val Napoleon, who earned her own law degree after becoming a grandmother, is instrumental in supporting the resurgence of Indigenous legal order in Canada. (UVic photo services)

Indigenous law being steadily rebuilt in Canada, says B.C. university professor

‘We don’t have to argue that Indigenous people have law anymore’

 

The Vancouver Career College’s Paralegal program equips students for an exciting and profitable career in law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, financial institutions and other important organizations. (Photo: Gradyreese)

Have a great impact without losing years in school — become a paralegal!

Paralegals perform many essential and exciting functions alongside lawyers across BC

  • Mar 29, 2021
The Vancouver Career College’s Paralegal program equips students for an exciting and profitable career in law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, financial institutions and other important organizations. (Photo: Gradyreese)
Free Reformed Church is seen as people attend service, in Chilliwack, B.C., on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Lawyers for the British Columbia government and the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms are back in B.C. Supreme Court today, squaring off over the legality of COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person religious services. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. top doctor has power to restrict access to a place during health hazard: lawyer

Under B.C.’s Public Health Act, Jacqueline Hughes says, Henry can restrict or prevent entry to a place

Free Reformed Church is seen as people attend service, in Chilliwack, B.C., on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Lawyers for the British Columbia government and the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms are back in B.C. Supreme Court today, squaring off over the legality of COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person religious services. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Salla Sukow sings the women warrior song at a recent Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw gathering. Ceremony will be part of the Indigenous Court process. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

Indigenous Court to offer alternative sentencing options for northern Vancouver Island

Final approval from the Judicial Council is expected in January

Salla Sukow sings the women warrior song at a recent Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw gathering. Ceremony will be part of the Indigenous Court process. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Attorney General David Eby. (File photo: Katya Selpian/Black Press)

Families with dispute-resolution issues to get help in Surrey

Model was first introduced in Victoria in 2019

Attorney General David Eby. (File photo: Katya Selpian/Black Press)
South Surrey’s Arjun Singh Hair was the faculty of law’s valedictorian at Thompson Rivers University. (TRU photo)

South Surrey law student delivers virtual valedictory address at TRU

Arjun Singh Hair speaks to fellow grads during Thompson Rivers University’s spring convocation

South Surrey’s Arjun Singh Hair was the faculty of law’s valedictorian at Thompson Rivers University. (TRU photo)
Comedian Garrett Clark has won a judgment through the Civil Resolution Tribunal for an incident in Abbotsford last summer that involved his cellphone being broken.

B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands

Incident happened last summer when Garrett Clark was performing in Abbotsford

Comedian Garrett Clark has won a judgment through the Civil Resolution Tribunal for an incident in Abbotsford last summer that involved his cellphone being broken.