Category Archives: Other Lawsuits

“Rule of Law” or “Rich White Man Law?” US Senate (controls Supreme Court nominees) created to represent the rich: “…to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority.” John A. MacDonald, 1st thug PM on why Canada needed an appointed Senate: “We must protect the rights of the minority, and the rich are always in fewer number than the poor.”

Emmett Macfarlane@EmmMacfarlane Poli Sci Prof, UWaterloo. Constitutional Law, Public Policy & Cdn Politics. Author & editor of books. Law is politics people. Never forget. Canada’s top judge history (are/were any poor, living without water?): All Supreme Court of Canada appointments … Continue reading

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As expected, the rapist’s future and “good family” privilege strikes again (systemic?): Judicial industry gives convicted serial rapist Matthew McKnight everything his defence asked for. Disgusting. Horrifying. He’ll likely be out in 2 years or less, free to rape again and again and again. “I’m saddened for the victims of McKnight who also became victims of Justice Sulyma.”

A tiny taste of vile judicial industry history: 2014: Du Pont heir convicted of raping daughter spared prison 2017: ‘Great unfairness’: 2 more sex assault cases where victims were jailed to ensure their court testimony Starlite was 16 when she … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on As expected, the rapist’s future and “good family” privilege strikes again (systemic?): Judicial industry gives convicted serial rapist Matthew McKnight everything his defence asked for. Disgusting. Horrifying. He’ll likely be out in 2 years or less, free to rape again and again and again. “I’m saddened for the victims of McKnight who also became victims of Justice Sulyma.”

Suncor facing 7 environmental charges by Alberta Environment, seems in relation to sour gas leak at Sherwood Park refinery that sent numerous workers to hospital in 2018. Why no charges against Encana/Ovintiv for breaking every law there is in Alberta to protect residential drinking water supplies?

This is the most empty press release on environmental charges against an oil and gas giant I’ve seen. And released on a Sunday. Of course by an Alberta regulator. The gov’t doesnt even state that it reportedly appears deadly sour … Continue reading

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New in Canada: Federally appointed judges’ expenses to be made public for first time, But judges are objecting and get away with pissing on the rule of law and lying in rulings. Why would they heed a law ordering them to disclose expenses that we pay for?

Definition of Politics: Poli in latin meaning many, and tics meaning blood-sucking parasites.– ANONYMOUS Emmett Macfarlane, Poli Sci Prof, UWaterloo. Constitutional Law, Public Policy & Cdn Politics: Law is politics, people. Never forget. Refer first to: Supreme Court of Canada … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on New in Canada: Federally appointed judges’ expenses to be made public for first time, But judges are objecting and get away with pissing on the rule of law and lying in rulings. Why would they heed a law ordering them to disclose expenses that we pay for?

Shocker! Wanna bet this gets overturned on appeal? New York judge does not grant Ghislaine Maxwell’s gag request.

Ghislaine Maxwell case: ‘extremely personal’ documents to be unsealed, New York judge orders documents unsealed after Maxwell’s lawyers had tried to keep them secret by Victoria Bekiempis, July 23, 2020, The Guardian An extensive collection of “extremely personal” documents in civil … Continue reading

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Caveman Canada’s misogynistic law & politics enables rape, yet again. Message to victims? Shut-up! Ontario drops appeal of Justice Beaudouin’s aquittals of Paul Batchelor, accused serial rapist; Ontario court grants him bail while he awaits trial on 9 new separate counts of sexual assault. What will Quebec court do?

If raped or frac’d and not rich or powerful, we get betrayed and abused by judges, lawyers, and the predator-led judicial industry “When judges don’t know the meaning of rape, there is little hope of justice” never mind that some … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Caveman Canada’s misogynistic law & politics enables rape, yet again. Message to victims? Shut-up! Ontario drops appeal of Justice Beaudouin’s aquittals of Paul Batchelor, accused serial rapist; Ontario court grants him bail while he awaits trial on 9 new separate counts of sexual assault. What will Quebec court do?

Over the legal industry top! Jeffrey Pagliuca, lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell, asked judge presiding over her sex crimes case to impose a gag order on lawyers and more (the victims?). Wanna bet the judge grants the gag?

Lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell seeks gag order in case by Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press, July 21, 2020, The Globe and Mail A lawyer for financier Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend on Tuesday asked a judge presiding over her sex crimes case … Continue reading

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Oil & gas friendly spy agency, CSIS, that for years, “relied on legal doctrine of Crown immunity as defence against criminal liability,” chastised in court yet again, for pissing on the rule of law. Better tell our lying Supreme Court of Canada judges; murdering illegally spying police; RCMP illegally operating as mobsters for Encana & AER trying to scare frac-harmed plaintiffs into silence and violently arresting innocents to enable oil & gas profits; too many criminal, lying politicians (that appoint our judges or become judges); lying “justice” lawyers; lying, rule-violating public interest lawyers; etc etc etc.

All in the Protti Family? What are the connections between law-violating CSIS, law-violating Encana, propagadist big oil lobby group CAPP, law-violating EUB/ERCB/AER and the big banks? “Former CSIS head Raymond Protti (brother of Ex AER Chair, Ex Encana and Cenovus … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Oil & gas friendly spy agency, CSIS, that for years, “relied on legal doctrine of Crown immunity as defence against criminal liability,” chastised in court yet again, for pissing on the rule of law. Better tell our lying Supreme Court of Canada judges; murdering illegally spying police; RCMP illegally operating as mobsters for Encana & AER trying to scare frac-harmed plaintiffs into silence and violently arresting innocents to enable oil & gas profits; too many criminal, lying politicians (that appoint our judges or become judges); lying “justice” lawyers; lying, rule-violating public interest lawyers; etc etc etc.

Alberta’s tar, oil ‘n gas patch: piss on the law and steal from the taxman

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo sues oilsands company over unpaid taxes, The municipality is suing Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. over $15.8 million by CBC News, Jul 11, 2020 The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is suing Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. over $15.8 … Continue reading

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Jamaal Bowman wins big – more powerful justice for humanity than from any judge! “I believe Palestinians have the same rights to freedom and dignity as my Jewish brothers and sisters. I will fight for their liberation just as hard as I will fight for yours.”

This is my favourite article of 2020 so far. What Jamaal Bowman’s Historic Win Represents for the Palestinian People, For decades, the pro-Israel lobby was able to carry the day in Congress because Members feared the repercussions of criticizing Israel. … Continue reading

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A Canadian lawyer I respect: Julian Falconer. Powerful heart-ripping interviews on Michael Theriault beating of Dafonte Miller. Racism in Canada is: Systemic. Systemic. Systemic.

Front Burner@FrontBurnerCBC Dafonte Miller’s lawyer Julian Falconer says victims of police violence are often revictimized in court: Julian Falconer: “Heaven help you if you decide to pursue a complaint in a matter against the police. Because you will be dragged … Continue reading

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Investigation finds one of Australia’s most powerful men, “Sex Pest” former high court judge, Dyson Heydon, sexually harassed judicial clerks and women lawyers – WHILE HE WAS TOP JUDGE!

Kate Kehoe@KateKehoe1 All law clerks, people thinking of clerking, judges, and those who work with judges should read this thread and the report itself. Tweets below by Dr Emma Cunliffe@emmajcunliffe. Law assoc. professor UBC. Keen observer of courts & law … Continue reading

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Canada’s racist legal industry rots & lies on: Alberta lawyer Leighton Grey (posted Black Lives Matter ‘leftist lie’ video), resigns. Picked by racist Kenney’s racist UCP to be on racist committee to pick racist judges? Grey was lawyer for Clayton Boucher, imprisoned after racist RCMP found baking soda in his home.

Well well well! Alberta Law Society rescinds lawyer Grey Leighton’s appointment from adjudicator pool; Ignorant Kenney/UCP refuse to apologize for putting Leighton on their judge picking committee Zoey!@zoeywrites Good journalism from CBC. Why on Earth did@jkenney’s government appoint a racist … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Canada’s racist legal industry rots & lies on: Alberta lawyer Leighton Grey (posted Black Lives Matter ‘leftist lie’ video), resigns. Picked by racist Kenney’s racist UCP to be on racist committee to pick racist judges? Grey was lawyer for Clayton Boucher, imprisoned after racist RCMP found baking soda in his home.

UCP piling on rot in Alberta’s already rotten judicial industry. Perfect person for KKKenney-Harper Team vetting judge appointments, someone who can’t remember: “Former finance minister Pat Nelson, who served under premier Ralph Klein, said she can’t remember who from Alberta Justice called to recruit her, nor can she recall who conducted the ‘short’ interview with her or if she was asked to provide references.”

Emmett Macfarlane, Poli Sci Prof, UWaterloo. Constitutional Law, Public Policy & Cdn Politics: Law is politics, people. Never forget. Image above from social media Alberta purges judicial vetting committee for former Tory cabinet ministers, political supporters, Minister appears to be … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on UCP piling on rot in Alberta’s already rotten judicial industry. Perfect person for KKKenney-Harper Team vetting judge appointments, someone who can’t remember: “Former finance minister Pat Nelson, who served under premier Ralph Klein, said she can’t remember who from Alberta Justice called to recruit her, nor can she recall who conducted the ‘short’ interview with her or if she was asked to provide references.”

Racism murders on. In Canada too, enabled by lawyers & LSO. If legal & judicial industries refuse to confront their white privilege, how will police? Nina Simone, 1968: “They’re shooting us down, one by one. … Killing us, one by one.”

An extraordinary listen, 12:55 Min. Nina by June 6, 2020, radiolab WNYCstudios Producer Tracie Hunte stumbled into a duet between Nina Simone and the sounds of protest outside her apartment. Then she discovered a performance by Nina on April 7, … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Racism murders on. In Canada too, enabled by lawyers & LSO. If legal & judicial industries refuse to confront their white privilege, how will police? Nina Simone, 1968: “They’re shooting us down, one by one. … Killing us, one by one.”

Pfffft! What rule of law? Canadian courts have proven that law-violating oil & gas companies are above the law, along with their law-violating, enabling “regulators” and trespassing racist thugs, the RCMP

Pissing on Reconciliation, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney calls First Nations “Fringe Groups” and spews rule of law while he remains under investigation for breaking it. Law Prof Heidi Matthews: “‘Rule of law’ is a conservative talking point.” Imagine if law-violating, … Continue reading

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Law Society Ontario (LSO)’s white privilege bucket runneth over

To LSO Board: Reinstate the Statement of Principles (SOP); stop granting licences to known convicted pedophiles; stop allowing religious authorities from pedophile-infested churches to infiltrate; and punt all racist and racism-enabling lawyers from your board. Perhaps then you’ll start earning … Continue reading

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Paul Butler: “This is not about enforcing law. It’s about enforcing white supremacy.” The New York Times: “How the Supreme Court lets cops get away with murder.” Roxanne Gay: “A hashtag is not a vaccine for white supremacy.” Linda Tirado: “It was police who shot me, not protesters.” Slate: “Police errupt in violence nationwide.”

“The [legal] system’s not broken; the system was built this way.” Of course it was! Just like it was built to piss on the poor, women, the environment and the Rule of Law itself “Hey look Ma!! Racists won!!” Ontario … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Paul Butler: “This is not about enforcing law. It’s about enforcing white supremacy.” The New York Times: “How the Supreme Court lets cops get away with murder.” Roxanne Gay: “A hashtag is not a vaccine for white supremacy.” Linda Tirado: “It was police who shot me, not protesters.” Slate: “Police errupt in violence nationwide.”

USA: Lying polluting big oil suffers two big legal losses

“Typical” industry lies and promises translated: A landmark lawsuit against Big Oil is back from the dead by Shannon Osaka, May 28, 2020, Grist Zombies can rise from the dead and apparently climate lawsuits can, too. On Tuesday, a federal court … Continue reading

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Baking soda? Frac! Dirty lawyers (become dirtier judges?), dirty prosecutors and dirty RCMP abound. A disgusting horrifying read. I know from experience how terrible it is to be stabbed in the back by one’s own lawyers (in my case, Murray Klippenstein and Cory Wanless), after paying them a fortune. Rotten lawyers know law societies serve their own, like AER serves polluters that pay AER’s way.

Metis man’s lawyer says he was wronged – but not by ‘me’ by Kenneth Jackson, Oct 25, 2017, ATPN News Alberta lawyer denies he knew the so-called drugs were in fact baking powder when his client pleaded guilty to drug … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Baking soda? Frac! Dirty lawyers (become dirtier judges?), dirty prosecutors and dirty RCMP abound. A disgusting horrifying read. I know from experience how terrible it is to be stabbed in the back by one’s own lawyers (in my case, Murray Klippenstein and Cory Wanless), after paying them a fortune. Rotten lawyers know law societies serve their own, like AER serves polluters that pay AER’s way.

If raped or frac’d and not rich or powerful, we get betrayed and abused by judges, lawyers, and the predator-led judicial industry

‘It’s outrageous’: inside an infuriating Netflix series on Jeffrey Epstein, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich synthesizes legal information with first-person testimony of the billionaire’s abuse and bought immunity into a shocking watch by Adrian Horton, May 27, 2020, The Guardian It’s … Continue reading

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Broomfield Colorado: To learn the true abusive nature of the frac beast & judicial industry enabling the beast, read this: Sheltering frac’d at home from Coronavirus has families frightened for their lives. Rightly so with published research showing air pollution dramatically increases Covid-19 fatalities, never mind living frac’d with an “evacution plan in chaos.”

Sheltering Near Fracking, Coronavirus has these retirees sheltering in place. A frack site nearby has them scared for their lives by Emily Pontecorvo and Naveena Sadasivam, May 5, 2020, Grist This post has been updated to include a comment from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Criminal Synergy strikes PA: Inflection Energy enters plea for allowing 63,000 gallons frac waste to pollute (dumped into?) Loyalsock Creek tributary, pays $55,000 (peanuts) in fines and donations (to make the polluter & frac’ing look good?).

When will NGOs and conservation groups start saying “No Thank you!” to law violating polluting oil and gas and frac companies? Accepting such “donations” enables the harms and pollution (often intentional dumping) to continue, if not escalate. Say “NO!” AG … Continue reading

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Dear Nova Scotia: “Boys will be boys.” Call it by its name. White Male Terrorism. Misogynistic Violence. Femicides run rampant in rural Canada; Misogyny seethes in our politicians, the judges they appoint, our police, regulators, academia, the legal industry, oil & gas industry …

2015: White, male lawyers should say ‘no’ to judicial appointments 2016: CRIME Child-sex tourism continues to rise in Canada and abroad: two year study. “In Canada, indigenous women and children are especially vulnerable and are often moved around to be … Continue reading

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Really Kenney? Canada’s worst economist ever? Steve Harper trashed our economy to serve China, Israel, the USA and big oil. I expect you know that, and that CAPP ‘n gang have your penis roped tight so that you give them everything they demand.

Triple Nasty Liar? Purpose of Steve Harper’s Trade Deal with China? Alberta Company Northern Cross Ltd. filed $2.2-billion lawsuit against Yukon government over frac moratorium CNBC’s Jim Cramer: “I’m done with fossil fuels … they’re just done. We’re starting to … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia: Big legal win by Sipekne’katik against Alton Natural Gas Storage LP and Minister of Environment

Compare this quick ruling (just one month, even in the Time of Corona) with Supreme Court of Canada taking a year to rule in Ernst vs AER on a much more simple matter. I suppose the nine judges had to … Continue reading

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They frac you, then abuse you and abuse you and abuse you. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. pulls out of talks in $5M lawsuit against frac-harmed Ray Kemble in what appears to be a nasty SLAPP

Gas driller pulls out of talks in $5M suit against resident by Associated Press, Mar 5, 2020, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette One of Pennsylvania’s largest gas drillers pulled out of settlement talks aimed at resolving its $5 million lawsuit against a resident … Continue reading

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Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand mining, disagreeing with a local company that the 2016 ban infringed on their constituional rights. Bravo to Winona County Board for their courage, integrity, ethics and stamina!

The ruling Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand mining, A sand mine business argued that the ban was unconstitutional, but had lost earlier rulings before appealing to the high court by Matt McKinney, Mar 11, 2020, … Continue reading

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Is Matthew Brown’s family rich and or connected to the UCP, the courts, oil patch? Or was he let off using “extreme intoxication akin to non-insane automatism” because he was a hockey captain?

Why do Alberta judges use the constitutional rights of men who violently harm others to let them off, while refusing to allow me my guaranteed Charter right to seek remedy for the oil and gas industry (AER) violating my constitutional … Continue reading

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“Bitter denial of justice” is the Canadian Way when it comes to corporate polluters but: Dear Shannon, Québec, Please, keep going! Keep going! Environmental wins in Canada are rare, often tiny, usually insulting to the harmed, but you’ve been treated better by the courts than I have and your lawyers didn’t quit like my lawyers, Murray Klippenstein & Cory Wanless, did.

Dear Shannon, Québec, I am very sorry your drinking water was contaminated too, and that people in your community became ill, with the courts, regulators and government – so far – failing to do what needs to be done to … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on “Bitter denial of justice” is the Canadian Way when it comes to corporate polluters but: Dear Shannon, Québec, Please, keep going! Keep going! Environmental wins in Canada are rare, often tiny, usually insulting to the harmed, but you’ve been treated better by the courts than I have and your lawyers didn’t quit like my lawyers, Murray Klippenstein & Cory Wanless, did.

Legal scholar Joshua Sealy-Harrington “totally eviscerates” Murray Klippenstein’s arguments. It revolts me that my public interest lawsuit is being destroyed by Klippenstein pissing on Law Society Rule 2.09 to enable racism. After abruptly quitting my lawsuit more than 500 days ago, he *still* has not sent me my case files. What tune would Klippenstein sing if all the bias/prejudice was directed at Mennonite lawyers?

Comment by an Alberta: ABlawg: Klippenstein gets his professional ass handed back to him Comment to Sealy-Harrington’s brilliant piece by a citizen in BC: Holy complete rebuttals, Batman! This piece by Joshua Sealy-Harrington totally eviscerates Murray’s lame arguments. One of … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Legal scholar Joshua Sealy-Harrington “totally eviscerates” Murray Klippenstein’s arguments. It revolts me that my public interest lawsuit is being destroyed by Klippenstein pissing on Law Society Rule 2.09 to enable racism. After abruptly quitting my lawsuit more than 500 days ago, he *still* has not sent me my case files. What tune would Klippenstein sing if all the bias/prejudice was directed at Mennonite lawyers?

No asbestos in drilling mud industry promises us. Then why so many lawsuits? “Asbestos drilling mud: When the mud is deadly.”

ASBESTOS DRILLING MUD LEGAL NEWS ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS copied February 14, 2020 from LawyersandSettlements.com STUDY: MORE THAN 10,000 AMERICANS KILLED BY ASBESTOS EVERY YEAR June 20, 2015. By Heidi Turner.Washington, DCAn analysis from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund … Continue reading

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Legal Wow in Ireland: Plans to fast-track Shannon ‘fracked gas’ LNG terminal hits legal bump, Friends of the Irish Environment wins right to challenge inclusion of project on ‘rapid’ EU development list (entitles projects to “most rapid treatment legally possible” including “overriding public interest”).

Plans to fast-track Shannon ‘fracked gas’ terminal hit legal bump, Environmental group wins right to challenge inclusion of project on ‘rapid’ EU development list by Mary Carolan, Feb 13, 2020, Irish Times An environmental group has got permission from the … Continue reading

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Megan Brown: “This is how abuse of power works.”

Tweet by Lynn Coady: “An infuriating story about the boundless damage wreaked on girls when men in authority turn them into sexual prey. And the boundless efforts of institutions to protect those men and discredit victims.” University of Guelph says … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law: One for the rich and or ‘well connected’ (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) and another for the average ‘Joe’. Edmonton lawyer Shane Stevenson facing drunk driving causing death charges at centre of major lawsuit against him and Dentons Law Firm. Lawyers working drunk is common. How many judges work drunk? What’s the relationship between ordering gags (to cover-up crimes by the rich) and addiction?

Comment by Randy Kish to the Edmonton Journal article below: Yet another anecdotal story of one law for the rich and or ‘well connected’ (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) and another law for the average ‘Joe’. Edmonton lawyer facing drunk driving … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on The Rule of Law: One for the rich and or ‘well connected’ (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) and another for the average ‘Joe’. Edmonton lawyer Shane Stevenson facing drunk driving causing death charges at centre of major lawsuit against him and Dentons Law Firm. Lawyers working drunk is common. How many judges work drunk? What’s the relationship between ordering gags (to cover-up crimes by the rich) and addiction?

“The stakes are formidable.” California communities’ climate lawsuits, key hearing this Wed, allege fossil fuel companies actively worked to discredit climate science and block limits on greenhouse gas emissions.

California communities suing Big Oil over climate change face a key hearing Wednesday by Susanne Rust, Feb 5, 2020, The LA Times Sea-level rise. Floods. Storm damage. For nearly three years, a group of California communities has been suing fossil … Continue reading

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“Papal Bull” continues to piss on Reconciliation in Canada! Yet another white privileged court ruling unanimously pissing on Indigenous Rights. I am horrified to be Canadian.

“Shame! All of you!” Rosemary Baxter protested last night where BC Premier John Horgan, UNDRIP violator, was having a party with members of his Wet’suwet’en rights-violating gov’t. The Wet’suwet’en are again facing invasion and arrests on their lands (unceded) by … Continue reading

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Victim blaming and shaming must stop. So many rapists and pedophiles; too many judges enabling them. ‘Un Violador en Tu Camino, The rapist is you!’ Why a Chilean protest chant is being sung around the world

Devised by a little-known South American feminist collective, the song, Un Violador en Tu Camino, has been performed by women from Washington to Istanbul. Why has it captured people’s imagination? by Gaby Hinsliff, Feb 3, 2020, The Guardian ‘A rapist … Continue reading

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Another cowardly North American judicial pass the buck? Federal appeals court throws out Juliana v. United States climate lawsuit in 2 to 1 ruling. In her blistering dissent: Judge Josephine Staton criticized the notion that courts have no role to play, saying govt itself acknowledged “the United States has reached a tipping point crying out for a concerted response – yet presses ahead toward calamity.”

An appeals court tosses the landmark youth climate lawsuit against the U.S. government by Brady Dennis, Jan 19, 2020, The Washington Post in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a 2015 lawsuit by nearly two dozen … Continue reading

Posted in Other Lawsuits | Comments Off on Another cowardly North American judicial pass the buck? Federal appeals court throws out Juliana v. United States climate lawsuit in 2 to 1 ruling. In her blistering dissent: Judge Josephine Staton criticized the notion that courts have no role to play, saying govt itself acknowledged “the United States has reached a tipping point crying out for a concerted response – yet presses ahead toward calamity.”

Exxon Mobil Lawsuits: Is there access to “justice” in North America for humanity when it comes to harms by the oil & gas industry? Or is “justice” reserved for the polluters? “Clearly the government is defending against the best interest of the public by cozying up to the industry.”

If “justice” is this dirty in America relating to harms to the public done by the oil and gas industry, how dirty is it in Canada? Whose idea was it for Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella to defame … Continue reading

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Must watch, both parts! The Fifth Estate’s “The Autopsy Part 2: What did Alberta “Justice” cover up?”

“Alberta Justice” needs to be renamed to “Alberta C0rruption Services.” The Autopsy — Part 2: What did justice cover up? by The Fifth Estate, Jan 19, 2020. 28:30 Min. Eight years ago, a review of autopsies signalled to Alberta’s Ministry … Continue reading

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Just how corrupt is Alberta Justice? Infuriating! Sickening! Welcome to Alberta’s “Rule of Law.” The Fifth Estate: The autopsy (part 1): What if justice got it wrong? “I did not kill my son. It was an accident.”

If there is this much corruption in Alberta Justice when people die, imagine trying to access “justice” if an oil company illegally frac’s your community’s drinking water supply, violates the regulator’s consultation, noise directives and more, violates Transport Canada acts … Continue reading

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USA: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Compressor Station in Union Hill: “Environmental justice is not merely a box to be checked, and the Board’s failure to consider the disproportionate impact on those closest…resulted in a flawed analysis”

Rosebud and many other frac’d communities in Alberta and BC are surrounded by dozens of frac’d gas compressor stations, many of them Encana’s: polluting, invading, weedy, disrespectful, ugly pieces of shit noise-makers. For an excellent article on Encana’s nasty compressor … Continue reading

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Why wasn’t Nova Scotia legal profession’s most infamous sexual predator and Premier, Gerald Regan, disbarred? Simple: 1) He was a man in Caveman Canada; 2) He was a lawyer in Caveman Canada; 3) He was in a position of power in Caveman Canada; 4) “Justice” is not available for raped women (or the environment) in Caveman Canada, just expensive lawyers.

Judges are hatched from lawyers and are too often appointed to power by misogynistic and or abusive politicians. As long as dirty judges remain on the bench, abusive lawyers, and others in positions of authority (eg priests, police, etc) will … Continue reading

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U.S. judge rejects Trump and Calgary-based TC Energy (formerly TransCanada Corp) attempt to kill lawsuit by Indigenous groups over Keystone XL P/L approval

U.S. judge rejects Trump’s bid to dismiss lawsuit over Keystone XL pipeline approval, However, Indigenous groups were denied a request for a preliminary injunction by Sarah Rieger, CBC News, Dec 21, 2019 A U.S. federal judge rejected motions filed by … Continue reading

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My condolences on this slight, seems Canada’s Supreme Court has no integrity or courage. It appears our court is afraid of big kahunas, the big frac’ers, will not hear appeal by Calgary-based Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in long-running oilpatch technology fight by The Canadian Press, Dec 19, 2019, 660CityNews CALGARY — A long-running court battle over who owns a well-completion technology that helped usher in the shale oil and gas boom in … Continue reading

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Canadian Clusterfuck! SNC Lavalin happily pleads guilty to escape most charges. *Justice* is pissed on again. When will Gwyn Morgan (ex SNC Lavalin Chair, ex Encana CEO) be held accountable for the crimes under his leadership? And why is Canadian media glorifying perfidious ex-AG Jody Wilson-Raybould?

SNC-Lavalin (Gwyn Morgan Chairman SNC Lavalin and Director of Encana, was CEO when the company intentionally and illegally frac’d Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers) paid $160-million in Libyan bribes, RCMP says 2013: Legal counsel for SNC Lavalin chairman Gwyn Morgan, issues … Continue reading

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Frac Sand Harm, Western Wisconsin: Judge allows Hi-Crush lawsuits to proceed but requires neighbors to document harms

Judge allows Hi-Crush lawsuits to proceed but requires neighbors to document harms by Chris Hubbuch, Dec 9, 2019, Wisconsin State Journal Neighbors of two Hi-Crush frac sand mines can proceed with lawsuits against the company, but not before they detail … Continue reading

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The legal games rape on, enabled by judges & lawyers; Weinstein reaches $25m settlement with more than 30 women, he won’t have to pay anything to his accusers or admit any wrongdoing. That’s a great deal, for him (and the lawyers).

“We reject the notion that this was the best settlement that could have been achieved on behalf of the victims. It is shameful that $12m of the settlement is going to the lawyers for the directors who we alleged enabled … Continue reading

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What about us? Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP Could Be Legally & Morally Liable for Climate Crisis in Philippines

La caricature de Côté by ANDRÉ-PHILIPPE CÔTÉ, Dec 8, 2019, Le Soleil COP 25 UN Climate Change Conference 2019 Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP Could Be Legally & Morally Liable for Climate Crisis in Philippines by Democracy Now, Dec 09, … Continue reading

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Bullying Canadian Caveman seeks judicial review to stay on the bench. Ex-Alberta-judge, Donald Norheim, appointed to the bench 27 years ago, seeks judicial review of losing his job because of his “completely inappropriate” beliefs, behaviours involving his views on Indigenous people and women, notably victims of domestic and sexual assault.

Mr. Norheim must have thrilled his Alberta (conservative misogynistic racist) political masters well to have stayed on the bench this long. This is not the first time Norheim was put on notice for his “courtroom arrogance” and discriminatory comments. Why … Continue reading

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“It’s the judges!” enabling rape and murder of women. No kidding. In Canada too.

Why do authorities, notably churches, pressure preach that we forgive our abusers, rapists and pedophiles? Forgiving rapists and pedophiles enables more rape and pedophilia. Think before you forgive! It’s time we stop forgiving rapists, pedophiles and their enabling authorities notably … Continue reading

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‘Dark Waters’ Staring Mark Ruffalo, Tells the True Story of Rob Bilott, the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won.

Dark Waters is showing in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, with more on Dec. 6. Hulk Actor Ruffalo Takes Aim At Fracking With New Flick ‘Dark Waters’ by David Blackmon, Dec 4, 2019, Forbes … From 2008 through 2017, fracking had … Continue reading

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Oklahoma pipeline operator Williams and its subsidiary Mockingbird Midstream Gas Services sue Railroad Commission of Texas in flaring dispute. Is the Texas regulator legally immune like AER?

Pipeline Operator Sues Railroad Commission In Flaring Dispute by Sergio Chapa, Dec. 3, 2019, Houston Chronicle The controversial oil and natural gas industry practice of burning off natural gas produced as a byproduct of crude oil production is under fire … Continue reading

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Imagine if law-violating, polluting, community, family, health and home harming oil and gas companies were persecuted the same way women are! The “Rule of Law” is a misogynistic caveman’s ass.

Utah woman could be forced to register as sex offender after kids see her topless at home by Associated Press, Nov 21, 2019, CBS News A Utah woman charged with a crime after her stepchildren saw her topless in her … Continue reading

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In 3-0 decision, Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals rules New Dominion LLC must face class-action lawsuit filed by Prague earthquake victims

Tulsa-based oil and gas company fails to avoid class-action status in lawsuit filed by Prague earthquake victims by Corey Jones, Nov 16, 2019, Tulsaworld A state appeals panel on Friday affirmed a lower court’s decision to certify a class-action lawsuit … Continue reading

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Canadian misogynistic “justice” ensures rapist paradise. Accused serial rapist Paul Batchelor, let off by Justice Beaudoin (elevated to the bench by Harper gov’t), arrested after three new rape charges; now awaits trials involving nine women who don’t know one another.

Would Justice Robert Beaudoin have let the rapist off if his daughter was one of the women raped? Ontario Crown serves Paul Batchelor notice of appeal, claims trial judge made errors. Errors or misogyny? Misogynistic Justice. Rapist after rapist set … Continue reading

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The Silent Killer Strikes Again: Texas oilfield worker killed after exposure to H₂S (sour) gas at Aghorn Energy site in Odessa, Wife (mother of 3) dies checking on him, Two children exposed but survived. Lawsuit filed.

Encana’s Vexatious Sour Gas Frack Flaring near Grand Prairie, Alberta; After clip made public, Encana scrubs its Emergency Response Plan from the internet SPECIAL REPORT: Sour gas from oil wells a deadly problem in southeast Saskatchewan, Human and animal deaths … Continue reading

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Is Canada “a pedophile’s paradise?” Appeal court cuts child molester’s ‘unduly long and harsh’ sentence (too short to begin with given the lasting harms inflicted to children!) in half.

Appeal court cuts child molester’s ‘unduly long and harsh’ sentence in half by The Canadian Press, February 19, 2018, The Calgary Herald ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — An appeal court has dramatically reduced a five-year jail term [which, given the lasting harms … Continue reading

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Snooping by then Steve Harper gov’t: Cindy Blackstock says the 189 gov’t staff monitoring her Facebook activity found no other motive because there was none. “They were trying to find ‘other motives’ so they could get the case thrown out on frivolous and vexatious grounds.” The Harper gov’t failed.

Compare to Ernst: Labels given to Ernst by authorities/NGOs since she began speaking out about Encana’s, AER’s and Alberta Environment’s contaminated water cover-up and law violations: That “crazy lady” at Rosebud (by Encana’s licenced land agents, media, politicians and the … Continue reading

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