Law & Justice

Steven Dahnert with his grandson in 2020 before the Penticton Okanagan College instructor was killed in a head-on collision where a driver crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 33 in Kelowna on Thanksgiving Day 2020. (Submitted)

Widow of Penticton man reacts to $2K fine levied against driver who killed her husband

Steve Dahnert’s family got a life sentence and the driver has a year to pay her fine, said wife

 

Black Press Media file photo.

Law society suspends Surrey lawyer for 2 months

Serf Grewal suspended effective Aug. 2 after tribunal found he committed professional misconduct

 

The Youth Leaders in Law conference is set for this Sunday (March 6, 2022) in Vancouver. (File photo)

Law-focused youth conference ‘inspires’ South Surrey student

Sneha Bansal, 16, says March 6 event offers insights for youth interested in legal profession

 

Surrey provincial court, where spitting cases have been tried before. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

ZYTARUK: Cops and gobbers, a Surrey déjà vu

Sadly, people have been spat on here before. Are charges on the way?

Surrey provincial court, where spitting cases have been tried before. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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Law Society of B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)

Surrey lawyer suspended by law society for three months

Zao (Aidan) Huang’s suspension takes effect on Nov. 1

Law Society of B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)
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

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)
File photo: Tom Zytaruk
File photo: Tom Zytaruk
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’

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)
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.