Tag Archives: Alberta

Sonny Barger, George Christie, Arizona and the Hells Angels

Every day I was preparing this blog-post I asked myself, what would Hersh Wolch do?  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hersh_Wolch Early one morning, the answer was in front of me:  “Let the facts speak for themselves.”  That’s what he would have done.  So that’s … Continue reading

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Were the dice loaded in R v Barton, 2017 ABCA 216?

May 24, 2018 update at 09:44 EDM:  This just in today:   https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/17800/index.do  the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Barton appeal.  In summary, it: (i)  refines the law on consent:  “While the jurisprudence has consistently referred to the relevant … Continue reading

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‘Sink your bottom down’ Robin Camp: what Does it take to remove a judge in Alberta?

I have on occasion written about Alberta Court of Appeals judgments I consider to have been really bad ones:  https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/dalla-lana-v-university-of-alberta-2013-abca-327/  and https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/alberta-injustice-failures-in-courts-and-government-public-accountability/  and the case of Justice Robin Camp is right up there with the worst of Alberta court judgments. Oh, … Continue reading

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Edmonton Police Service and Mike Wasylyshen’s promotion

December 16 update:  I’ve just received an email from the city of Edmonton Police Department’s chief, Rod Knecht, in response to mine, in which I sent a link to this post, and in response to everyone else who really hated … Continue reading

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Geeks on the Way, a cautionary note

Oh wow, no new blogs from me for weeks and now two in one day, eh?  Well, I don’t normally yelp online about products, services and so forth, but I’ve just now noticed that a computer company I’m none too … Continue reading

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Dalla Lana v University of Alberta, 2013 ABCA 327

September 01, 2014:  I find it very interesting that, in the August 29, 2014 Alberta Court of Appeals Memorandum of Judgment on the Alberta Securities Commission case  ‘ Walton v Alberta (Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 273:’   https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/abca/doc/2014/2014abca273/2014abca273.html the Court states: … Continue reading

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