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Lawyer retires after high court backs professional training ...

A longtime Winnipeg lawyer has lost his battle against mandatory professional development after the ... - Local - .Manitoba lawyer Sidney Green decides to retire...

A tweak, not an overhaul, to top-court nominees

In what may be a bid to ameliorate the embarrassment of the Marc Nadon nomination — Nadon's 2013 appointment to the Supreme Court was ruled...

Manitoba Movers

... as well as all levels of court. Prior to practising administrative, constitutional, labour, and employment law at an Ottawa-based firm, Dayna spent a year...

PM sees ruling on Metis, non-status as 'landmark'

OTTAWA — Canada has the same responsibility to Métis and non-status Indians as it does to registered Indians under the Constitution, the Supreme Court declared...

Just what was said Friday about the Supreme Court's ruling on assisted dying

The appellants point to the severe harm caused to individuals by the extension. Extraordinary circumstances must be shown." — From the majority ruling by Justices...

Politics 204 for January 5

5, 2009: Justice Thomas Cromwell, a bilingual, 11-year veteran of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal is sworn in as justice of the Supreme Court...

Politics 204 for November 3

Sheila North Wilson “I don't think any amount of money will be able to restore what the people have lost. Clearly, the people are suffering...

Toews is back in court of public opinion

Certainly now is the time for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to fully consider his options to replace Justice Marshall Rothstein, who will hit the mandatory...

Toews is back in court of public opinion

Certainly now is the time for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to fully consider his options to replace Justice Marshall Rothstein, who will hit the mandatory...

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...

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...

Supreme Court rules Manitoba man may be designated dangerous or long-term ...

The others are that it be an indictable offence and that the punishment for the offence can be 10 years or more in prison. "By...

Chr├ętien's speech a highlight of human rights gala

At the time, Adrienne Clarkson was the governor general and Beverley McLachlin was the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Chrétien said he...

Harper draws criticism from predecessor over Supreme Court spat

The spat centred around the failed appointment of Federal Court judge Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court. Harper drew stiff criticism for suggesting McLachlin had...