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Posted to: Law, Other Topics | 04/11/2020

The 1992 movie “My Cousin Vinnie” has been described as one of the greatest legal movies of all time, not because of the acting (although Marisa Tomei did win an Academy Award for best actress in a supporting role), or the clothing choices of Vinny Gambini (played by Joe Pesci).

Posted to: Court, Other Topics | 20/10/2020

Last fall, more than a dozen editors and journalists from BC’s northern region met with Provincial Court judges for the second in a series of regional media workshops offered by the Court. The meeting yielded not just a valuable exchange of information and perspectives, but a new educational opportunity for BC media.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 06/10/2020

It can be hard to find a lawyer in a small rural community. Many BC towns have a shortage of lawyers or are projected to have a shortage in the coming years. But smaller communities offer BC lawyers economic advantages including more affordable housing, easy access to recreational activities, and opportunities in the practice of law that may not be available in larger cities.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 31/12/2019

Happy New Year! Last year’s eNews articles featuring paintings of BC courthouses and introducing their artists stimulated interest in this special genre. As a result, we’re able to share three more courthouse paintings – including one by a judge!

Posted to: Law, Other Topics | 12/11/2019

Have your say on draft rules