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VOL. 77 PART 1 JANUARY 2019
Islamabad searched through streets and shops in recent days looking for
Valentine’s Day sales. A concert by Atif Aslam, a popular heartthrob singer,
that had been scheduled for Wednesday was postponed.”
Paula Ann Murray was appointed as a member of the British Columbia
Human Rights Tribunal for a four-year term. Emily Florence Ohler was
reappointed as a member of the same tribunal for a term ending June 9,
Tyler J. Holte was reappointed as a member of the board of Northern Lights
College for a term ending July 31, 2020.
The EliteSingles website notes: “Educated, mature and professional, there’s
a lot to recommend dating a lawyer … if you want to meet an attorney for
a little more than just legal advice, we can help!” “Tips” for dating a lawyer
include: “The first thing to accept when dating a lawyer is that you might
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standards—but they may not have much availability to see you.”
“I have been practising in these courts since 1978 and I have never seen a
barrister or solicitor appear before these courts wearing a medal or with
badges sewn on to his gown. If you ever appear before this court again
dressed as you are I shall exercise my right to decline to hear you. If you
want to look like something out of Harry Potter you can forget coming to
this court ever again.”—Cardiff Judge David Wynn Morgan to the self-styled
Dr. The Right Honourable The Lord Harley of Counsel, a solicitor who was
later disbarred for making various false claims as to his credentials.
Kolkata’s National University of Juridical Sciences is offering a course based
on the Harry Potter franchise with the name “An Interface between Fantasy
Fiction Literature and Law: Special Focus on Rowling’s Potterverse”. Keen
students can presumably use a time turner to determine their final mark
now before the class starts.
Eric M. Regehr, Sarah E. Orr, Lynn K. Scrivener and Megan F. Volk were
appointed as full-time members of the Civil Resolution Tribunal for threeyear
terms. Maureen C. Abraham and Andrew R.T. Pendray were also
added as part-time members until December 31, 2022.
Janina M. Kon was appointed as a member of the University of British
Columbia Behavioral Research Ethics Board.