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Dennis Oland gets life for murder of his father

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Share via Email. Print. Dennis Oland and his wife Lisa head to court on Dec. 19, 2015. Andrew Vaughan / THE CANADIAN PRESS.

Appeal Court rules on enhanced-credit issue

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎12 hours ago‎
Manitoba criminals have scored an important legal victory after learning this week they should be eligible for enhanced credit regardless of why they end up sitting in pretrial custody.
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Ministry of Justice to close 86 courts in England and Wales

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Anglesey, with a population of 69,000, will no longer have any courts on the island. The neo-Jacobean Holyhead magistrates court building will be closed by June, meaning future defendants and witnesses will have to spend more than an hour and a half on ...

Court ruling could impact authority of Manitoba's local governments

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎21 hours ago‎
In a recent chambers decision, Justice Christopher Mainella gave the green light to East St. Paul to make its case in the province's highest court - knowing the outcome could impact the independence and authority of local governments across the province.

Ghomeshi Day 7: A girlfriend brings the outside world into court

Macleans.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
The testimony, ruled admissible by Ontario Court Justice William Horkins yesterday, served to remind us what a hermetic process the Ghomeshi trial has been—and how little of that process has focused on the actual alleged sexual assaults.
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All-Star Weekend's NBA Centre Court a must-see for basketball fans

CTV News - ‎19 hours ago‎
The NBA Centre Court, located at 100 Princes' Blvd., will feature 40 basketball courts, shooting contests, cheerleaders and coaching clinics, transforming the Enercare Centre's 400,000 square feet of convention space into a baller's paradise.
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Careless driver tearfully hugs Edmonton victim's family in court

Edmonton Journal - ‎19 hours ago‎
A Hong Kong woman who killed an Edmonton senior when she ran over her in a marked crosswalk at Londonderry Mall tearfully hugged the victim's crying family Wednesday in court. Lorraine Wong, 42, was fined $2,000 and suspended from driving for three ...
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Kwikwetlem First Nation files Supreme Court challenge for traditional lands

Vancouver Sun - ‎19 hours ago‎
A small B.C. First Nation says it's been squeezed out of its traditional territory around the Coquitlam River watershed and forced to file an aboriginal title and rights charter claim with the Supreme Court of Canada because the province won't ...

Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools on Thursday, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.
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Court ridicules fee claims of lawyers behind Marc Nadon challenge

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
“I do not understand how one could hope to protect the right to a fair and independent judiciary by accusing courts of colluding with the government if they don't give the applicant its solicitor-client costs,” Judge Denis Pelletier wrote for the court.
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Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions

Times Colonist - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
JACKSON, Miss. - An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.

Dempster delay: Court appearance for Clementsport man postponed

Yarmouth County Vanguard - ‎8 hours ago‎
He is now scheduled to appear Feb. 18 in Digby provincial court to face 26 charges including breach of conditions, break and enter to commit an indictable offence, driving while suspended, vehicle theft, possession of a dangerous weapon for the purpose ...

According to these court documents, turning your phone on is consent to being tracked

The Next Web - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 2014, Baltimore Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Kerron Andrews for attempted murder. To find him, law enforcement requested a pen register to record his location data and all outgoing phone calls.
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Alan Kurdi: two men in court in Turkey over death of Syrian toddler

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
On Thursday Syrian nationals Muwafaka Alabash and Asem Alfrhad went on trial at the criminal court in the Turkish town of Bodrum.

CBA to urge New Brunswick to reconsider court closures

Canadian Lawyer Magazine - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The CBA's draft resolution, which will be discussed at the association's upcoming mid-winter meeting, says the closure of these courts “undermines access to justice for local residents, in particular the most vulnerable and impoverished residents who ...
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Court hears how Sarnia teacher Noelle Paquette's killers went from violent fantasies to rape and murder

National Post - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
From an agreed statement of facts, Assistant Crown attorney Michael Carnegie told Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas that Paquette - a teacher, tutor and community volunteer - was “abducted at random” and was “in the wrong place at the wrong time.
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Salvador high court orders civil prosecution of ex-president

MetroNews Canada - ‎21 hours ago‎
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes addresses the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.
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Court throws out caddie lawsuit against PGA

TSN - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The decision came just over a year after caddies filed the lawsuit in northern California, the same federal court where former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon successfully sued the NCAA for keeping college players from selling their marketing rights.

Claire Reeves testified in a major BC child abuse case in 2012

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The father in the original 2012 family court hearing - known only as "B.G." to protect his children's identity - was labelled a child abuser.
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