Supreme Court of Canada to decide if it will hear Crown appeal in Peter Beckett decision

Credit to Author: Cayley Dobie| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:32:19 +0000

Peter Beckett has stood trial twice for murder in connection with the death of his wife. His second trial resulted in a first-degree murder conviction, which was successfully appealed by Beckett on a number of grounds.

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Calida, Marcos press case for Leonen inhibition

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 16:55:36 +0000

Solicitor General Jose Calida and former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday submitted separate motions before the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to force Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen to inhibit from the election protest filed by Marcos. In their motions, Calida and Marcos quoted from The Manila Times stories exposing […]

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Largest Media Outlets Screwing Up (Again) — Lack Of Context On Supreme Court & Federal Judges

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:39:40 +0000

First of all, before jumping into the matter of the Supreme Court, the important step on the ladder before the Supreme Court that no one is talking about, and “court packing,” it’s important to remember that every time a media outlet chooses to write or talk about one story, it is ignoring countless others. And there are a lot of big stories being ignored in the United States right now by a mostly misleading focus on the courts

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Mitch McConnell Leaves Kentucky Nearly Last In Everything While Drowning Democracy & US Progress In The Senate

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:06:24 +0000

Kentucky is known as a coal state. What has happened to coal under Donald Trump’s presidency is exactly what Hillary Clinton said would happen. Clinton was vilified for her statements on this, but her clear point if you listened to the full statement was that there was no saving or reviving the coal industry — the free market was killing it — and the important thing was to have a plan for what coal miners and others in the industry could

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Supreme Court won't review disclosure ruling in case of alleged defamation of former UBC professor

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:33:57 +0000

Steven Galloway, former chair of UBC’s creative writing department, launched a lawsuit in 2018 alleging he was defamed by false allegations of sexual and physical assaults made by a group of women.

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Supreme Court won't review disclosure ruling in case of alleged defamation of former UBC professor

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:33:57 +0000

Steven Galloway, former chair of UBC’s creative writing department, launched a lawsuit in 2018 alleging he was defamed by false allegations of sexual and physical assaults made by a group of women.

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