October 15, 2014

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Court Recused Over 'Corrupt' Sierra Wildfire Prosecution

(subscription), San Diego (October 15, 2014, 11:53 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday recused himself and all other judges from his...

Today's letters: The morality of assisted dying

Federal Court of Appeal Justice Marc Nadon ruled that, “Officers on the front line … cannot be expected to leave their experience … at home.”...

10 Things to Know Thursday

David McCallum, right, is escorted inside Brooklyn's Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in New York. McCallum and Willie Stuckey, who died in prison,...

Award to honor James Foley's work telling the stories 'of people trapped by war'

The First Amendment Award judges were former N.H. Supreme Court Justice Richard Galway; Foster's Daily Democrat Executive Editor Rod Doherty; attorney Gregory Sullivan; and past...

Does ban on assisted suicide protect Canadian rights, or violate them?

OTTAWA — The so-called "right to die" was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban on...

Supreme Court hears impassioned pleas to end ban on assisted suicide (with ...

There is only one Supreme Court justice left from the days of the Rodriguez case — Beverley McLachlin, now chief justice. McLachlin was in dissent...

Top court weighing whether assisted suicide protects Canadian rights, or ...

Toronto Star OTTAWA -- The so-called "right to die" was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban...

Government's stance on assisted-suicide runs into skepticism from Supreme Court

Canada.com The federal government defended the criminalizing of assisted suicide and said it sought to protect disabled people from a “prevalent bias” that their lives have...

High court confronts 'medicalized suicide'

OTTAWA - The so-called "right to die" was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban on...

Does ban on assisted suicide protect Canadian rights, or violate them?

OTTAWA -- The so-called "right to die" was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban on...

Supreme Court revisits right-to-die debate

Justice Beverley McLachlin said she was "bothered" by the fact there was "something stereotypical" with Nygard's argument that disabled Canadians are somehow in need of...

Supreme Court confronts question of whether Canadians can seek help to die

OTTAWA — Parliament's inaction in the face of changing opinion on the right of Canadians to seek help ending their lives means the Supreme Court...

The Way We Were

Thehour.com - Francis X. FayThehour.comThe Richard Crafts murder trial jury hears in Norwalk Superior Court that authorities found 51 guns when they searched his home.

'No one wants to die if living is better': Supreme Court hears assisted ...

In response to questioning from Justice Marshall Rothstein, Arvay said it is his job to show that the law – sec. 241 of the Criminal...

Supreme Court confronts right-to-die question

What they want is not access to assistance for the usual means of suicide, what they want is — in their own words — a...

Assisted suicide case heard by Supreme Court

A lawyer fighting to have the Supreme Court change Canadian law on doctor-assisted suicide argued today that there's little evidence a change in the law...

Assisted suicide arguments ‚Äéheard before Supreme Court

Justice Rosalie Abella challenged Frater on the inequality of the law, asking why it's legal for able-bodied Canadians to kill themselves but not for those...

Supreme Court confronts question of whether Canadians can seek help to die

OTTAWA -- Parliament's inaction in the face of changing opinion on the right of Canadians to seek help ending their lives means the Supreme Court...

Top court hears arguments for and against assisted suicide

Justice Rosalie Abella asked whether someone's right ought to be limited by the illness itself. "Assisted dying should only be allowed in the most serious...

Parliament 'paralyzed by inaction' on assisted suicide

For them, a landmark hearing at the Supreme Court of Canada for the case that bears “Granny” Carter's name was personal. They'd travelled with the...

Right To Die At Supreme Court: Can Canadians Seek Help To Die?

Sun News Network What they want is not access to assistance for the usual means of suicide, what they want is — in their own words...

Does ban on assisted suicide protect Canadian rights, or violate them?

OTTAWA - The so-called "right to die" was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban on...

Tortured Winnipeg man decries Supreme Court decision in favour of state ...

"Parliament has the power and capacity to decide whether Canadian courts should exercise civil jurisdiction," Justice Louis LeBel wrote for the majority. "Parliament has the...

Physician-assisted death case could usher in epoch-making change

The Supreme Court reserves the right to reject its own precedents, and has publicly acknowledged having done so several times in the past 20 years.

Supreme Court confronts question of whether Canadians can seek help to die - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Supreme Court confronts question of whether Canadians can seek help to dieCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOTTAWA -- Parliament's inaction in the face of...

Nine things to know about the Supreme Court's assisted suicide case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Canada will be asked to resolve one of the great moral questions of our times: Should Canadians who are...

Supreme Court confronts right-to-die question | Metro

OTTAWA – The so-called “right to die” was back on Canada's conscience Wednesday as the Supreme Court confronted the question of whether a ban on...

Vancouver executive gives law firms a modern sense of space

(blog) (blog)Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman have been among some of his more recent audiences —...