“My suspicion is that as far as criminal charges are concerned, they’re likely not to be laid. Because again, the government doesn’t want to have to get into this big constitutional challenge. They don’t want to take this person up on their dare to be charged and to challenge the law. So in all likelihood, they’re just going to seize all of the drugs, let the business get back up and running and then we’re going to go through this again and it’s going to be a repeat cycle…”
Driving Law Podcast Episode 314: Special Episode from the CBA Women Lawyers Forum Conference in Toronto
On this week’s episode with Kyla in Toronto and Paul in Vancouver, they look at misconduct, unethical behaviour and unprofessionalism in the justice system. They also discuss the changes coming to the BCHP.
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CBC’s On The Coast with Gloria Macarenko: Soapbox Social: Mo and Kyla have LOTS to say about the Little Mountain development
“They’re sending the message that building social housing is obviously not the priority. The priority is building housing and it’s building market housing and it’s moving developments along and it’s appeasing developers… We’ve seen the provincial government step in on a number of occasions now when it comes to housing… My hope is that we’ll see the provincial government stepping in and creating some sort of regulations that say if you’re financing these big projects, you can’t refuse to provide financing simply because there’s a condition that social housing has to be done first.”
“I’m concerned as a criminal lawyer about the prevalence of AI and the speed at which people are using it… With AI you can now use it to mimic somebody’s voice, to make a video to look like somebody, and that could be used potentially to defraud innocent people and put people at risk.”
“I’m not that concerned that AI is going to eliminate the role of lawyers. There are a lot of ways that AI can be used to make the job of lawyers for efficient or more effective, but at the same time the law is ever-changing…”
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