Category: Courts & Judiciary

An Alternate Reality: Once Again, British Columbia, Canada

One would hope that if a Canadian trial judge is going to quote or paraphrase any summary of Supreme Court of Canada law, the trial judge would use the Supreme Court’s own summary. This doesn’t require a Homer Simpson palm slap to the forehead for emphasis.

That didn’t happen, again, in a decision a judge of the British Columbia ┬áSupreme Court. Instead, the trial judge used something else from somewhere else that, by almost 4 years after the SCC decision that established the law, should be known to be wrong even in the remotest regions of British Columbia.

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