Death of Three Year Old Syrian Refugee Unable to Get to Canada

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing the Syrian refugee crisis and Canadian Refugee law. Shocking images of a three year old Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi, who died, along with his five year old brother, and their mother, has drawn attention to the plight of Syrian refugees. The children’s aunt, […]

More Insights from the Mike Duffy Trial – Michael Mulligan on CFAX

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX 1070 – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing the latest evidence from the Mike Duffy trial. The evidence from the trial has contradicted the political messages from Stephen Harper who has taken to repeating a claim that only two people were responsible for the attempted coverup of the improper […]

Impact of Duffy and Brazeau Trials on the Federal Election

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall discussing the legal and political implications of former Conservative Senators Duffy and Brazeau’s criminal trials during the federal election campaign. In addition to the continued fallout from the Duffy trial, more is still to come for the Conservative Party: in September Senator Brazeau’s trial is […]

Nigel Wright in Mike Duffy trial – Michael Mulligan on CFAX Legally Speaking

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing the testimony of Nigel Wright in the Mike Duffy criminal trial. In the course of the trial some 400+ pages is email correspondence from Nigel Wright demonstrate the unsuccessful efforts to control the political damage flowing from the Conservative Senator’s improper […]

Magna Carta & The Rule of Law – Lawyer Michael Mulligan CFAX Legally Speaking

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and the rule of law. How a document entered into by King John in June of 1215 is still relevant 800 years later. The Magna Carta represented one of the origins of the concept that […]

Bail in Canada – Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX Legally Speaking

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX 1070 with Pamela McCall – Legally Speaking. More than half of the people in provincial jails in Canada have not been convicted of any crime. They are in jail waiting for their trial. While, in Canada, you have the right not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause who […]

Egregious response to sexual abuse by BC Director of Child Protection

Victoria lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing a Supreme Court decision that the BC Director of Child Protection responded egregiously to a report of sexual abuse. The judge concluded that the Director failed to assess and investigate the reports of sexual abuse, wrongly apprehended the children and then misled […]

Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Bill Cosby admission

Victoria Criminal Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking – with Pamela McCall discussing the Bill Cosby admission to purchasing drugs in order to give them to women he wished to have sex with. Legal issues including limitation periods, the use of compelled statements obtained during a civil examination for discovery, settlements, and the […]

Ontario court upholds decision to deny approval to TWU law school

Victoria Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking with Pamela McCall – discussing an Ontario Superior Court decision upholding the Ontario Law Society decision to refuse approval for a proposed law school at Trinity Western University. Trinity Western University (TWU) requires all students and faculty to sign a Community Covenant that provides for discipline or […]

Lawyer Michael Mulligan – CFAX – Mr. Big Operations

Victoria Criminal Lawyer Michael Mulligan on CFAX – Legally Speaking – discussing the police use of Mr. Big undercover operations. In a Mr. Big operation, undercover police officers pose as members of a fictitious criminal organization. The suspect is paid to perform various tasks for the fictitious origination and, typically, are treated to various lavish things […]