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Judicial updates for the Supreme Court at Kamloops and Vancouver.
Notice to the Profession: Formal Welcoming Ceremony - May 31
The Honourable Chief Justice Lance Finch is pleased to advise that there will be a formal ceremony to welcome the Honourable Mr. Justice David Harris to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.
Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules
Amendments to the Supreme Court civil and family rules are now in effect. Learn more/access the updated forms on the Ministry of Justice website.
Judicial Updates for The Supreme Court at Vancouver.
Government Consultation and Collaboration Falls Short When it Comes to Improving Justice
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) questions the commitment of Attorney General Shirley Bond and Premier Christy Clark to collaborate with justice system partners involved in the urgent task of responding to the crisis in BC's justice system.
Special Sitting - May 7
A special sitting of the Court of Appeal will be held Monday May 7, 2012 at 4:15pm in Courtroom 60 in honour of former Justice D.M.M. Goldie, who passed away on March 21, 2012.
New Appointment - Vancouver - Leslie J. Muir
Leslie J. Muir has been appointed as Master, resident in Vancouver, effective May 7, 2012.
Notice to the Profession
On April 16, Bill 34 Limitation Act was introduced that will change the time limits for filing civil lawsuits in B.C.
B.C. Mega Trials Funnelling Through B.C. Criminal Courts
The six accused are escorted by sheriffs into Vancouver's newly renovated Courtroom 67, each walking to his designated seat while rubbernecking at the few spectators in the gallery.
Judge to speak at TRU forum on restorative justice
The only B.C. judge who has embraced the principle of restorative justice for Aboriginals will speak at a justice forum at TRU on May 3.