Author Lois Leslie explains international law rights to legal aid and how legal aid in BC fails to comply with international law standards. The panelists identify the consequences of inadequate legal aid and suggestions for change. Panelist are: Austin Cullen, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of BC, The Honourable Anne Rowles, Retired Justice of the BC Court of Appeal and lawyers Michael Mulligan, Birgit Eder, and Anthony Robinson.
Paul Pearson – A criminal lawyer in Victoria BC discusses the Jian Ghomeshi case.
Michael Mulligan on CBC Early Edition with Rick Cluff. Sep. 26 discussion concerning the Law Society of BC Benchers response to the resolution passed at the Special General Meeting of the Law Society directing them not to approve the proposed law school at Trinity Western University as a result of discriminatory policies.
Interview concerning the Raymon Caissie case: man arrested for murder after serving 22 year sentence. The interview included discussion of dangerous offender and s. 810.2 applications and how mandatory minimum sentence provisions can divert resources that could otherwise be used to manage high risk offenders.
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