eNews: Judges

Posted to: Judges | 28/05/2024

Many Provincial Court judges bring a wide range of life experience to their work in the Court. It can help them understand the circumstances of the people they judge and appreciate their diversity. But Judge Alexander Wolf’s experience before he was appointed a judge must be among the most varied and wide-ranging.

Posted to: Court, Judges | 14/05/2024

If you think of a BC Provincial Court judicial justice as a person without legal training who decides cases of little importance, you’re out of date.

Posted to: Judges | 23/04/2024

Judge Reg Harris loved running. He competed in trail races, marathons and triathlons from a young age and might still be running today if not for an injury he suffered in his 20s. When his children began competing in track and field events, it seemed natural to support them by volunteering with their track club.

Posted to: Judges | 09/04/2024

Many Provincial Court judges are enthusiastic volunteers, not just as speakers on legal topics but in a variety of community activities. Across the province, several judges head to a gym or sports field after a day in the courtroom – not to work out, although they may do that too, but to coach youth sports.

Posted to: Judges | 14/11/2023

Twenty-two judges and eight judicial case managers were sent to jail on Friday October 13, 2023. It wasn’t bad luck.

The Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) in Oliver, BC, was the site of this year’s annual meeting of the BC Provincial Court’s Interior Region judges and judicial case managers (JCMs).