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M. Night’s unremarkable Visit, Marlon Brando’s own story and shaky justice in an Indian Court

It’s a slow week at the movies but it’s brought two very good ones: Court and Listen to Me Marlon
Protest sign in Peace River valley area. Canadian Press photo

Peace Valley group appeals fail to quash Site C dam

The court ruled that the minister had the discretionary power to issue environmental approval.
Surveillance footage of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody

Top cop wanted B.C. terror suspects away from distraction of video games, drugs

'They weren't motivated to do much of anything except play video games,' says defence lawyer.
John Furlong, Laura Robinson and an archival residential school image

Furlong defence buries the big picture at slander trial

OPINION: No Truth and Reconciliation for Indigenous people in epic court standoff.
John Furlong attends court in March. Canadian Press file photo

Freelance writer's lawsuit against former Olympics CEO underway

Laura Robinson accuses Furlong of defaming her in public comments after she published a 2012 article that included allegations that he physically abused students some 40 years ago.
ruling on whether judges can dictate religious attire in court. CP

Lawyers seek ruling on whether judges can dictate religious attire in court

Judge told El−Alloul that her case involving the province’s automobile insurance board and her impounded vehicle would not proceed as long as she was wearing the hijab.

Suspect caught 'dealing drugs out of his underwear'

Mounties say accused was packing heroin, meth and cocaine in secret zipper pocket of his underpants.

Council to consider plan to move bylaw infractions from courts to adjudication

Vancouver City Council will consider a plan next Thursday that creates a more flexible and efficient City based ticket dispute process to replace the Provincial court-based model currently in use...