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N.B. law society urged to require members, articling students to take domestic violence course

N.B. law society urged to require members, articling students to take domestic violence course

Domestic violence death committee makes 15 proposals to government departments and stakeholders

Quebec court acquits fiction author of child pornography charges

Quebec court acquits fiction author of child pornography charges

Novel containing passage describing a man’s sexual assault of his daughter had come under fire

Nova Scotia Supreme Court to create two satellite courtrooms in Dartmouth for criminal jury trials

Nova Scotia Supreme Court to create two satellite courtrooms in Dartmouth for criminal jury trials

Leased space of 22,000 square feet will be converted to accommodate up to 200 potential jurors

Government reintroduces bills on judicial training in sexual assault cases and on assisted dying

Government reintroduces bills on judicial training in sexual assault cases and on assisted dying

Two new bills propose to amend Judges Act and Criminal Code

B.C. court’s rejection of necessity defence a blow to fighting climate change, environmentalists say

B.C. court’s rejection of necessity defence a blow to fighting climate change, environmentalists say

Court of Appeal rules no “air of reality” to the defence of necessity, given narrow parameters

Saskatchewan considers drafting new human trafficking legislation

Saskatchewan considers drafting new human trafficking legislation

Any future legislation will aim to address issue’s complex nature