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Terrorists in London??

Are there Terrorists in London, ON?  As shocking as that question may be, I was exponentially more amazed to read the London Free Press (LFP) articles that suggested that this may actually be true!  This was not a welcoming site after returning from March/Easter Break.  According to the LFP, two Londoners were identified as being […]

Kachkar is Found Not Criminally Responsible – What does this really mean?

Richard Kachkar, who was accused of stealing a snow plow and killing Toronto Police Sergeant Ryan Russell, has been found Not Criminally Responsible for his actions by an Ontario jury – this, according to the Globe and Mail article that can be found at: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/man-not-criminally-responsible-for-cops-death-as-feds-vow-crackdown/article10435954/ What, exactly does it mean to say that Mr. Kachkar […]

Mayor Rob Ford Comments on Murder Trial

As a lawyer, I try to keep my blog as free from my personal opinions as possible.  But, in today’s Globe and Mail, I read a story that outraged my sense of Justice: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/mayor-rob-fords-radio-comments-on-murder-trial-criticized-by-defence-in-court/article10320669/ Mayor Rob Ford, who recently benefited by the impartiality of Canada’s justice system, had the audacity to criticize the defense of […]

Should London, ON hire an Integrity Commissioner?

According to an article yesterday’s London Free Press, the controversial question of whether or not London should hire an Integrity Commissioner, was presented to The Urban League of London.  The full article can be found at: http://www.lfpress.com/2013/03/20/integrity-commissioner-the-hot-topic-at-urban-league-of-london-meeting So, what, exactly does an Integrity Commissioner do?  Succinctly put, the Integrity Commissioner would oversee London City Counsel […]