A man who denied being a human being or being subject to laws turned a wrestling match with RCMP officers into a year in jail for contempt of court following days of nonsense arguments, interruptions, and refusals to behave in court.
Find out more as I tackle the case of Rex vs. A Man Known as Cameron Hardy, and explore the bizarre “Free Man on the Land” theory, which suggests that one is not subject to the laws of Canada. I’ll also detail the legal basis for the provincial court’s authority to punish someone for contempt in the face of the court.
Also, on the show, the reasons a man was found not guilty of being the person who stabbed and threatened security employees in a Campbell River Walmart are reviewed.
Learn how media coverage and social media impacted the case, leading to the security guard’s wife giving conflicting statements to the police.
Ultimately, find out why the judge determined that the remaining evidence was not enough to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a man found near where the property stolen from Walmart was the same person who stole it and stabbed the security employee.
Finally, the unprecedented resignation of Justice Russell Brown from the Supreme Court of Canada is discussed along with the desirability of permitting investigations into allegations of judicial misconduct to continue even if the judge being investigated resigns.