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Andy Lehrer: A target of harassment

Tim Rourke is a rather meanspirited person who has been engaging in online harassment me and a number of other people for several years now. This image of me (Rourke’s version had my head on Eric Cartman’s body) is from his “cause pimps” website and I… . . . → Read More: Andy Lehrer: A target of harassment

Andy Lehrer: A target of harassment

Tim Rourke is a rather meanspirited person who has been engaging in online harassment me and a number of other people for several years now. This image of me is from his “cause pimps” website and I think shows the calibre of the man. It’s unfortunate t… . . . → Read More: Andy Lehrer: A target of harassment

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Lack of footnotes costs fish farm activist $75,000

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

On Monday, July 22nd the BC Court of Appeal ordered well-known anti- fish farm activist Don Staniford to pay $75,000 in damages because the mock cigarette packages he had made criticizing Norwegian fish farm companies lacked footnotes. What does this mean for fish farm activists?  For the most . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Lack of footnotes costs fish farm activist $75,000

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The latest bit of drama #nlpoli

For the record, your humble e-scribbler will refrain from making any comment on the substance of the statements of claim filed by Danny Williams and Alderon against the Sierra Club and Bruno Marcocchio on the one hand and Brad Cabana on the other.

CBC has posted pdf versions of both, linked below:

Statement of Claim . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The latest bit of drama #nlpoli

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Some words for Lorraine, via Peter Cashin #nlpoli

Lorraine Michael should bear in mind that some very famous Newfoundland and Labrador politicians found themselves accused of defaming someone.

That’s really the essence of the current question of privilege Government House Leader Jerome Kennedy levelled against her last week.  Kennedy knows the law well enough to know that what she did is a matter . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Some words for Lorraine, via Peter Cashin #nlpoli

Impolitical: 24 hours in legal politics

First, on the Racknine suit against Martin and the NDP…NDP MP Pat Martin issued an apology yesterday for the statements he made regarding Racknine when the issue appeared in the news around late February. His apology was unequivocal, offering no defence, making it appear to be an attempt to mitigate damages in the lawsuit. Note . . . → Read More: Impolitical: 24 hours in legal politics

Any Calgary folks going to the Patrick Rosspalooza tomorrow at Calgary Court Centre?

Curious to see if any progblogging buddies will be heading down to court tomorrow at 10 a.m. Calgary time for Patrick Ross’ day in court. You many remember Canadian Cynic successfully sued the Conservative blogger to the tune of $85,000.

Because Ross ignored the suit and refused to abide by any of its requirements, . . . → Read More: Any Calgary folks going to the Patrick Rosspalooza tomorrow at Calgary Court Centre?

Wolverines, meat tuxedos, and vivid comparisons | via @CanadianCynic

 … this was not a mistake. Starting a land war in Asia is a mistake. This is akin to wearing a meat tuxedo and gravy-scented aftershave to a wolverine convention.

‘via Blog this’ Canadian Cynic and Rev. Paperboy discuss legal strategy.

It saddens me that CC’s return to the blogosphere is only temporary and instrumental, . . . → Read More: Wolverines, meat tuxedos, and vivid comparisons | via @CanadianCynic