LinkedIn lawyers: Did this weak sexism really warrant perv-shaming? – Telegraph

Barrister Charlotte Proudman has outed a lawyer who called her ‘stunning’ on professional network LinkedIn. Radhika Sanghani doesn’t think she should have gone public. I have to agree.  While I think people should be called out on their sexism, I don’t agree that public shaming (especially via social media) should be part and parcel of the … Continue reading LinkedIn lawyers: Did this weak sexism really warrant perv-shaming? – Telegraph

Barbara Kay: Of course Justin Trudeau wants bilingual judges: he’s the product of bilingual privilege

Originally posted on National Post:
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s seventh appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada is Justice Russell Brown, of the Alberta Court of Appeal, who will replace Justice Marshall Rothstein upon his Aug 31 retirement. Holding a doctorate in juridical science from the University of Toronto, and a member of the bars… Continue reading Barbara Kay: Of course Justin Trudeau wants bilingual judges: he’s the product of bilingual privilege

Kimberley Motley, Afghanistan and the Rule of Law

“Every human deserves protection under their country’s laws — even when that law is forgotten or ignored. Sharing three cases from her international legal practice, Kimberley Motley, an American litigator practicing in Afghanistan and elsewhere, shows how a country’s own laws can bring both justice and “justness”: using the law for its intended purpose, to protect.” — TED.com Continue reading Kimberley Motley, Afghanistan and the Rule of Law