Category Archives: Other Legal

AER hearing TransAlta v Saturn Oil & Gas and Westbrick Energy (plan to frac and quake under Brazeau hydroelectric dam) adjorned – yet again. Parties negotiating with gov’t (why is Alberta Justice involved?). Has Danielle Smith’s boss – Cenovus, CAPP et al, ordered her to remove the 2019 frac restrictions at and near the dam?

Image is a few years old, wetland health is much worse now in the severe drought and after years of companies frac’ing Alberta dry. Image by Barb Ryan, Fox Creek, Alberta Frac Central Important history: 2019: Alberta Imposes New Frac’ing … Continue reading

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Oil and gas producers fight plan for nuke waste to be stored in heavily drilled and frac’d Permian Basin. Humans have lost the plot; even health and water-destroying frac’ers are finding out what it’s like to be invaded by humanity’s greed-driven deadly waste.

The War Over Burying Nuclear Waste in America’s Busiest Oil Field, Plans to store used nuclear fuel in the Permian Basin could boost the nuclear sector but are opposed by oil-and-gas producers by Benoît Morenne, FEb 18, 2024, Wall Street … Continue reading

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California Geologic Energy Management Division banning frac’ing to “prevent damage to life, health, property, and natural resources” prioritizing communities over the oil and gas industry (especially in Kern Co).

This is welcome news. I applaud the Geologic Energy Management Division’s courage and integrity to do what they set out to do no matter how nasty the frac’ers became in response. How many aquifers did frac’ers contaminate; how many houses … Continue reading

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Happy Family Day: Take Back Alberta (deeper into fascist Hell) and UCP’s Danielle Smith killing trans kids’ rights *and* parental rights: “Unjust, harmful nonsense.” Thank you Prof MacFarlane.

Yes, the feds can actually override provincial anti-trans school policies. Here’s how by Emmett Macfarlane, Feb 19, 2024, Declarations of Invalidity I have written about the controversial new anti-trans policies adopted by right-wing premiers across Canada that would require schools … Continue reading

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Crypto crimes on the rise, including in Alberta where licence-lacking Avila/Avex Energy sold (frac’d?) gas energy to bitcoin miners polluting residents with noise 3km away. Just wait ’til AI takes over humanity’s systems in media, military, oil & gas, chemical/bio weapons, finance, courts, law firms, raping churches, police, gov’ts, etc. It’ll be ugly, humans are too evil and stupid to contain AI.

Tweet of Winter 2024:    “UnAlbertan” CougstaX@cougsta:    Our democracy is under threat by a bunch of fake Christians who   don’t believe in reality. Imma gonna need more chocolate foods. imma gonna need more chocolate foods too.Commissioners 2-1 vote to … Continue reading

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After Alberta Court denies Benga/Northback’s request for judicial review of no to billionaire Gina Rinehart’s destructive Grassy Mountain coalmine because of risks to drinking water for millions of Canadians, Harper judge, ex-Irving Shipping lawyer Richard Southcott, Federal Court, says yes (for additional First Nation consultations; dismisses Benga’s application in clear loss for the company).

Richard Southcott was made federal judge by Steve Harper (lover of polluters, hater of Canada and the environment), 5 months before Harper lost 2015 election. Will Benga/Northback ever give up, and go home? AER better be planning to deny Benga/Northback’s … Continue reading

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“Freedom!” Canadian Fucker Trucker style: “Police made me do it.”

The Fucker Truckers want the Ottawa citizens they brutalized to be liable instead of the American and other foreign-funded mega $millions in dark money and donations that financed the invasions and assaults on citizens, health care workers, other businesses, kids … Continue reading

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Grand Chief Allan Fiddler Nishnawbe Aski Nation on SCC ruling on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis kids: “The colonizer has constitutionally ruled we can make our own laws again.” Cindy Blackstock: “Indigenous children win! Now governments need to honour it!”

I expect Zionist-led pro-genocide, anti-Indigenous provincial and federal gov’ts (e.g. BC, Alberta, SK, Ontario, Harper’s Pierre Picklehead-led CPC, Quebec etc.) won’t honour or abide by this ruling but it’s a relief to see something just and fair come out of … Continue reading

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Fucker Truckers Tamara Lich, Chris Barber, Pat King, et. al. and lawyers at Spy-on-Judges Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms lose anti-SLAPP motion. J Calum MacLeod: “There is evidence that certain plaintiffs were subjected to what they contend to have been extreme amounts of noise, horn honking, incessant diesel fumes and other pollution, blockage of the streets and intimidation.”

Amir Attaran@profamirattaran: The Ottawa residents’ class action will proceed after the Mothertruckers tried—and failed—to honk it out of court. It would be wise of the defendants to start paying up and settling now. Because if they wait until certification of … Continue reading

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Take Back Alberta from Bigots! and and and …

Fantastic sign, “Take Back Alberta from Bigots!” at Day #2 pro trans rights rally in Edmonton on the weekend. Bigots. And homophobes and ignoramuses, and abusers and greedies, and cancel culture and cancel alternate energies, and science and truth haters, … Continue reading

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Dear Rosalie Abella, This post is for you.

I am part Jewish. My family was also persecuted in WW2. Few people living their lives escape human cruelty. That persecution does not give Bibi Netanyahu and Slaughterhouse Zionists the right to commit war crimes in Gaza and the West … Continue reading

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Copycat judicial industry serves the Patriarchy, not Canadians: Yet another judge enables breach of trust and assault of girl by RCMP officer. Judge Kelly Winchester kisses him with a few months of house arrest with freedom to work and run errands. Vulgarly unjust, as usual, while saying to the victim and her family: “I have no doubt that the impact of this case will take years to heal.”

Mountie gets community sentence for assaulting girl, breach of trust by Hina Alam, The Canadian Press, January 26, 2024, The Globe and Mail A New Brunswick RCMP officer found guilty of assaulting a 16-year-old girl who he was hoping to … Continue reading

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Read all about it! Tower Name Change

This is a name change I love. I don’t know who did the meme, but I love it too! Bravo to the new owner. I commend your grit, courage and integrity! E. Jean Carroll has done more for Americans with … Continue reading

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Canada’s judicial-pedophile industry strikes again. Judge Reginald Harris sentence contradicts his verbiage, kisses child porn collector Nicholas Kyle David Symons with tiny stay free sentence, let’s him attend school and run errands. Law societies (self regulators of lawyers) licence known convicted pedophiles to practice law; pedophile lawyers become pedophile judges.

Ross@LRoss65543: A judge coddles a deranged sex offender. Can Canadians standards drop any lower? Brad West@BradWestPoCo Jan 25, 2024: Current judicial logic at work. Judge says: “Those who wish to possess child pornography encourage sexual abuse of children. The possession … Continue reading

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Steve Harper running Norway’s courts? Truls Gulowsen:“It’s frightening that the judicial system shows so little understanding for environmental rights.” I think the judges understand very well – they’re paid to serve the rich, which includes polluting miners and their toxic waste.

Norway to allow mining waste to be dumped in fjords, Environmental campaigners say move will threaten marine life and put biodiversity at risk by Elisabeth Ulven and Tone Sutterud, Fri 12 Jan 2024, The Guardian Norway is to allow mining … Continue reading

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Thank you Miami Herald! Secrets aid the rich and evil; too many judges (including in Canada) enable secrets. First batch Epstein list naming ‘John Does’ released.

brutal south@Paul_Bowers Jan 4, 2024: Don’t forget why we’re finally seeing the Epstein documents: The Miami Herald and its lawyers fought to unseal them in court for 5 years. Sometimes that’s what it takes. Phalsleyconvicted@Phalsleyconvic1: Ever heard about #OpDeathEaters ?Give … Continue reading

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Jan 11 & 12, 2024 Public Hearings: South Africa v Israel at International Court of Justice over “Genocidal” War on Gaza

@CIJ_ICJ Jan 4, 2024: PRESS RELEASE: the #ICJ will hold public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by #SouthAfrica in the case #SouthAfrica v. #Israel on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 2024. Watch live … Continue reading

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Bravo! Canadian kids win at Federal Court of Appeal, can sue feds for failure to address climate crisis after Harper judge Michael D. Manson ruled it’s not for courts to decide.

‘Overwhelming relief’ for youth activists cleared to sue Ottawa over climate change, Lawsuit alleges inaction on environment violates charter rights by Padraig Moran, CBC Radio, Dec 22, 2023 Lauren Wright wants the federal government to do more to curb climate … Continue reading

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Benga Mining Limited/Northback has application for judicial review dismissed by Alberta Court of King’s Bench

Grassy Mountain Coal Project – Privative Clauses and Vavilov by Michael B. Niven, K.C. and Michael Custer, Dec 14, 2023, Carscallen LLP The Grassy Mountain Coal Project (the “Project”) was recently back for consideration before the Alberta Courts. The team … Continue reading

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Liar Liar Another Lawyer’s Pants on Fire: Ex Trump/Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz says Doctors without Borders, UNICEF, citizens concerned about humans destroying earth’s livability work for Hamas. Ya, sure, me too – AER magically proved it so when their lying lawyer Glenn Solomon said I am a terrorist, with absolutely zero evidence, in their 2012 court filing. Baffoons!

Where’s your evidence Mr. Dershowitz? Refer also to: Slaughterhouse Zionism: 75 years of bloodshed and feeding hate. Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss, Neturei Karta spokesman, talks to TRT World about Israel’s decades of sins and attacks on Palestine: “Zionism is the … Continue reading

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Fleecing the Vatican: Tribunal convicts, sentences senior (papal contender) cardinal Angelo Becciu and accomplices (including lawyers) for stealing (wanna bet they serve no time?), while catholic church keeps kid-raping priests raping via its Silent Shuffle.

A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world. Martin Luther King, Jr. The greed, corruption and hypocrisy of the catholic church – the richest fucking corporation on earth, … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho! There *is* a Santa after all! Australia coal baron Clive Palmer ordered to pay costs after 2nd failure to overturn licence refusal for $6.5billion coal mine intended for exports. Land Court President Fleur Kingham: “Wherever the coal is burnt the emissions will contribute to environmental harm, including in Queensland.”

Clive Palmer fails in second attempt to overturn $6.5 billion coal mine refusal by Rex Martinich, 24 November 2023, reneweconomy Clive Palmer’s mining company will have to pay costs after dropping its second attempt to overturn a licence refusal for … Continue reading

Posted in Other Legal | Comments Off on Ho Ho Ho! There *is* a Santa after all! Australia coal baron Clive Palmer ordered to pay costs after 2nd failure to overturn licence refusal for $6.5billion coal mine intended for exports. Land Court President Fleur Kingham: “Wherever the coal is burnt the emissions will contribute to environmental harm, including in Queensland.”

Meanwhile next door in Pennsylvania, another sexual predator – Rep. Mike Vereb, R- Montgomery – happily waltzes on via NDA enabled by Gov. Josh Shapiro. Disgusting.

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s office quietly settled sexual harassment allegation against top aide by Angela Couloumbis, Oct 19, 2023, TribLive HARRISBURG — Gov. Josh Shapiro’s office quietly entered into a settlement agreement to resolve allegations of sexual harassment against one of … Continue reading

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Jessica Denson v. Trump wins “Total Victory for Transparency! … Nothing was hidden in the end.” Best: Trump can’t appeal. Brava Ms. Denson, NDA killer! Law Prof Alan Garfield: “People with wealth and power have for far too long abused nondisclosure agreements to suppress information of vital public importance, including information about dangerously defective products [e.g. frac chemicals], violent sexual predators, and, in the case of Trump’s wildly excessive NDAs, about a candidate for the nation’s highest office. It is time for courts to end this abuse.”

Jessica Denson@JessicaDenson07 Oct 11, 2023: MASSIVE WIN!! In the midst of dark times, it was a beautiful & victorious day in a New York courthouse, where Judge Gardephe ordered our class action settlement into law, forever voiding hundreds of Trump … Continue reading

Posted in Other Legal | Comments Off on Jessica Denson v. Trump wins “Total Victory for Transparency! … Nothing was hidden in the end.” Best: Trump can’t appeal. Brava Ms. Denson, NDA killer! Law Prof Alan Garfield: “People with wealth and power have for far too long abused nondisclosure agreements to suppress information of vital public importance, including information about dangerously defective products [e.g. frac chemicals], violent sexual predators, and, in the case of Trump’s wildly excessive NDAs, about a candidate for the nation’s highest office. It is time for courts to end this abuse.”

Book of Fallopians: 5:12

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California v. Big Oil: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

California to Big Oil: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire, Lawsuit Charges Companies Knew Fossil Fuels Caused Climate Change and Deliberately Denied It by Nick Welsh, Sep 20, 2023, Santa Barbara Independent CAVEAT EMPTOR: I happen to be reading a book … Continue reading

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Dual Trucking, suspected radioactive Bakken frac waste dumper, does the hanky panky; Montana court sides with Admiral Insurance

Trucking company withheld information, taking insurer off the hook for hazmat violation by Tyson Fisher, May 26, 2021, Landline Now An insurance company for Dual Trucking is off the hook for covering an environmental violation on the company’s property, in … Continue reading

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Judicial flashback 2010: Harper gov’t appointed politically like-minded judges who donated cash. Jacob Ziegel: “It’s a system that lacks credibility, it’s tarnished and highly partisan and it should be a national embarrassment.” It is to me.

It’s clear to me that Canada’s judicial industry is dirty, shameful, partisan and abusive to the citizenry even though we pay for it, and became hideously and blatantly more so under Herr Harper. Ex Justice Russell Brown, who recently resigned … Continue reading

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“….Jordan Peterson, that mean, spiteful little ho.”

Report: There’s no College of Satire Writers, so we’re allowed to call Jordan Peterson a hateful little bitch without consequence by Luke Gordon Field, August 25, 2023, The Beaverton TORONTO – The Ontario Divisional Court has upheld the College of … Continue reading

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Held v Montana Victory! Judge Kathy Seeley rules kids’ constitutional right to “clean and healthful environment” violated by state agencies permitting fossil fuel development without considering greenhouse gas emissions effect on climate (like Steve Harper made agencies do in Canada when he was PM). Michael Gerrard, founder of Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law: “I think this is the strongest decision on climate change ever issued by any court.”

@MichaelGerrard: … After a trial where climate scientists testified under oath and were subject to cross examination (very rare in itself), the court issued a 103-page decision that found that fossil fuel use is the principal cause of climate change, … Continue reading

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FFS! Calgary Stampede “committing to” no longer covering up rape of kids for decades isn’t good enough. “Committing to” means nothing. Just look to frac’ers, the popes and catholic church for ample example of that.

Marky Mark@MrkStdngr: The whole “Transgendered People are grooming our Children” was a Lie made up by the establishment involving Church and State to deflect from the real abusers (Priests, Executives, etc). True: “Statistically your child is far safer with a … Continue reading

Posted in Other Legal | Comments Off on FFS! Calgary Stampede “committing to” no longer covering up rape of kids for decades isn’t good enough. “Committing to” means nothing. Just look to frac’ers, the popes and catholic church for ample example of that.

Harper judge, Sheldon W. Lanchbery, orders injunction against grieving families who don’t want their loved ones left in a garbage dump, tells them he doesn’t come from white privilege because he grew up poor. FFS! What a cruel racist asshole.

I am white; I am female (because of our violent patriarchal world, men have much more privilege than women, even white women). I was born in Canada, grew up in a poor immigrant family. I was raped before I was … Continue reading

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Misogynistic Canadian “justice” strikes victims yet again. David Kukoly, ex cop who sexually abused 11 women, gets rewarded by Justice Richard Blouin with tiny sentence to spend sweetly at home even though the judge said some assaults were “harrowing” causing “a significant impact on the psychological health” of victims. As usual, the judge only gives kind care to the abuser, and gross unjust unfair disgusting disrespect for the victims.

Former Niagara cop who ran massage business sexually abused 11 women. Will serve 18 months of house arrest, David Kukoly pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault and was sentenced in June by Samantha Beattie, CBC News, Jul 06, … Continue reading

Posted in Other Legal | Comments Off on Misogynistic Canadian “justice” strikes victims yet again. David Kukoly, ex cop who sexually abused 11 women, gets rewarded by Justice Richard Blouin with tiny sentence to spend sweetly at home even though the judge said some assaults were “harrowing” causing “a significant impact on the psychological health” of victims. As usual, the judge only gives kind care to the abuser, and gross unjust unfair disgusting disrespect for the victims.

Canada needs to start jailing law-violating polluting frac’ers too. Ohio: Benjamin Altier and his company ordered to pay more than $20,000.00 in fines and sentenced to 30 days in jail, 50 hours community service, three years of community control for theft (fabricating wastewater disposal tickets and taking money for them), dumping waste on land, improperly storing the rest.

In my view, the reason corporations like Teck, tarsands miners, and Encana/Ovintiv et al intentionally break the law and pollute, is because they know Canadian “regulators” and courts will let them get away with it more often than not. And … Continue reading

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Billy Marcum, Jr., owner of oil & gas companies, sentenced to 17 years in prison for $30 million fraud, ordered to pay $16 million in restitution. Why did “Frack Master” Breitling Energy CEO Chris Faulkner get less time (15 years for $80 million fraud, fined over $90 million)?

Fort Worth oil, gas owner sentenced to 17 years in prison in $30 million fraud case by Nicole Lopez, June 23, 2023, Yahoo News A Fort Worth owner of oil and gas companies was sentenced to more than 17 years … Continue reading

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US Federal Appellate Court rules for American Home Insurance Co. in case where Superior Well Services Inc.’s “improper use of certain chemical mixtures” damaged 53 U.S. Energy Development Corporation gas wells. But, frac’ers promise us their process is perfectly safe!

Accidental frac’ing? Frac’ers intentionally experiment with different chemical brews intentionally using “brute force and ignorance” intentionally contaminating millions of gallons of water to intentionally cause damage underground (often contaminating aquifers and water wells in their violent stupid intentional process). Trigger … Continue reading

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PA Frac Lawsuit Hearing: Bryan & Ryan Latkanich v Chevron & EQT Corporation health harm, and well water and home contamination

An update by Bob Donnan, June 22, 2023: I learned yesterday the local Washington, Pa newspaper for our same county WILL NOT be publishing a story about the case, even though they had a reporter in court on Tuesday. Reason? … Continue reading

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New York State: Gives Bayer and Monsanto, makers of glyphosate-based Roundup herbicides, puny fine of $256,000 annually for continuing to lie for 27 years after agreeing not to.

Roundup Weedkiller Manufacturers to Pay $6.9 Million in False Advertising Settlement, Agrochemical giants Bayer CropScience and Monsanto violated a 1996 agreement to stop making false and misleading claims about the safety of its popular weedkillers, New York’s attorney general found … Continue reading

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First woman to hold this position! Dame Sue Carr appointed Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales

Dame Sue Carr has been appointed the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 1 October 2023 Press Release by Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, June 15, 2023 … Dame Sue Carr was called to the Bar in 1987. As … Continue reading

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Held v Montana: “Unexpectedly wild” climate trial. Trump copycats, Rep. Ryan Zinke and Cowboy State Daily, denigrate the kids as radicals “weaponizing” the legal system. Canada’s disgraced supreme court Justice Russell Brown’s Stockwoods LLP lawyers copied Trump too, calling Judicial Council’s review of complaint about J Brown “weaponization.”

Held v Montana; Kids Climate Lawsuit Inside the unexpectedly wild landmark Montana youth climate trial, Young people are attempting to hold their state accountable for fossil fuel expansion by Karin Kirk, June 15, 2023, Yale Climate Connections When I got … Continue reading

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Patriarchy will rage. Rapist OPP Jason Redmond finally goes to prison, Gets six years (not enough – he’ll likely be out in three, but better than being let off as usual, collecting pay while suspended and committing crime after crime for years). Will Rapist Redmond appeal his sentence?

OPP officer sentenced to 6 years for sexually assaulting, filming unconscious woman by Dan Taekema, June 16, CBC News WARNING: This article contains graphic content and may affect those who have experienced​ ​​​sexual violence or know someone affected by it. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts: Quiet Communities files lawsuit seeking mandatory injunction ordering EPA to resume its Noise Control Act responsibilities. After Encana violated Alberta’s noise regulations and I requested regulation, AER judged *me* the criminal – in writing (without evidence, due process, trial, hearing, arrests, or fingerprinting).

Frac’ing is noisy. In my community, and others, Encana/Ovintiv installed compressors without noise assessments or mitigation, in violation of the noise control directive. Encana’s noise roared 24/7, disrupted my sleep and that of my loved ones, and drove out songbirds. … Continue reading

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Held v Montana; Kids Climate Lawsuit

Michigan Public Service Commissioners were not prepared for what came nextOil & Water Don’t Mix: Keep Oil Out of the Great Lakes June 13, 2023 Anna Stuntz is an eighth-grader from Michigan. The MPSC was hearing public comment on its … Continue reading

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Chevon subsidiary Union Oil’s “blatant example of environmental pollution and corporate malfeasance” gets hit with $63Million jury verdict for covering up chemical pit with carcinogen (benzene) on private land. Don’t fret Chevron, I’m sure you can buy pollution-friendly judges to overturn the ruling.

Jury returns $63M verdict after finding Chevron covered up toxic pit on California land by AP News, June 8, 2023 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A California jury has returned a $63 million verdict against Chevron after finding the oil … Continue reading

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Montana: Fair ruling killed by “law” makers serving polluters. Judge Michael Moses flips his unnatural gas plant ruling, cites “changing legal landscape”

Montana gas power plant can resume construction, judge rules by Matthew Brown, June 9, 2023, Yahoo News BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — NorthWestern Energy will resume construction of a natural gas power plant along Montana’s Yellowstone River following a two-month delay, … Continue reading

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Iceland passes conversion therapy ban that’s trans-inclusive. None voted against. “Landslide majority” for human rights! Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir: “The legislation had cross party support in parliament, despite attempts from known anti-trans hate groups under English influence to oppose it, and wrongfully claiming they managed to ‘kill the bill’ … Their arguments were dismissed as anti-scientific and anti-trans rhetoric.”

Iceland passes historic conversion therapy ban and yes, it’s trans-inclusive by Harriet Williamson, June 10, 2023, The Pink News The Icelandic parliament has passed a law banning so-called conversion therapy practices on the basis of sexual orientation, gender expression and … Continue reading

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T. Ryan Gregory is too funny, too brilliant! So many full grown humans are scaredy cats. How many “True North Declaration” lawyers and past directors of LSO (self regulator of lawyers) are afraid of jabs, masks, pronouns?

T. Ryan Gregory June 7, 2023: Before the I started talking about pandemic stuff on Twitter, I had no idea that so many full grown humans were so scared of mythological creatures, masks, and pronouns in bios. And many of … Continue reading

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Jason Redmond, OPP cop who sexually assaulted and filmed unconscious woman, could face ‘exemplary’ sentence. *Could* is key. I doubt it’ll happen. Canada’s patriarchy-serving judges favour rapists, letting them off, again and again, no matter how vile their crimes, often revictimizing victims.

OPP officer who sexually assaulted and filmed unconscious woman could face ‘exemplary’ sentence WARNING: This article contains graphic content by Dan Taekema, CBC News, May 31, 2023 WARNING: This article contains graphic content and may affect those who have experienced​ … Continue reading

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Dear Ruby River Capital LLC and your Énergie Saguenay: Take your greedy Clusterfuck lawsuit for *your* failures back to Hell. How many hundreds of $Billions would *you* owe Canadians for your part in burning Canada up and polluting our climate, air, land, water and public health via frac’ing? You owe us! Not surprising Osler represents you.

Sodding greedy clusterfucks at Ruby River Capital LLC (U.S.-based owner of GNL Québec Inc.) and Osler in Calgary, you’re way out of line with your $20 Billion in lost profits demand. Frac’ing loses money. It loses lots of money, notably … Continue reading

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Welcome to Patriarchy’s AI: Of course all lawyers are men! And white, and privileged, and racist, and misogynistic, and bigoted (hate & rage farm against anyone they think has no right to live in peace, or live at all), and break the rules, and betray their clients after half a million dollars wasted, and and …

A few of the responses: rynrynryn@rynrynrynnyryn Apr 24: AI chat is like speaking with a polite mediocre white man Gregory Balloch@GregBalloch: Completely unrelated: I wonder what kind of people programmed this thing rynrynryn@rynrynrynnyryn: I assume an undiverse group of people … Continue reading

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ObscuriousMind creates AI generated Drag Show, Conservative Queens: Right Wing & Fabulous, “In God We Trust, In Glam We Must!”

Fabulous indeed. This made my year! Thank you ObscuriousMind. Ha Ha Ha! Brilliant: “In God We Trust, In Glam We Must.” An ai generated drag show, Conservative Queens: Right Wing & Fabulous 1:27 Min. by Obscurious Lab, April 24, 2023

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New Orleans: Influence of rape religion on court “stinks to high heaven.” Judge Greg Guidry refuses to recuse himself after investigation finds he donated tens of thousands of dollars to catholic archiocese he consistently favours amid bankruptcy involving 500 sex abuse victims.

Too many Canadian judges are equally as stinky, in my experience. And some lie in rulings to protect frac’ers. Think of the kids raped by priests et al, compare to money and other favours passing under the table from oil … Continue reading

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Texas GOP: Mask wearing to protect health verboten but Dept Agriculture orders “all employees must dress in a matter consistent with their biological gender.” WTF?

Paisley Currah@paisleycurrah: Here we go. Using “biological sex” as a cudgel against trans people was always just the pre-game. For the right, it’s not just “men in dresses” that’s the problem. It’s also women in pants. Princess Aviana@PayPrincessAvii: Is it … Continue reading

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Montana: Courageous integral Judge Michael Moses rules officials failed to adequately consider climate pollution, cancels natural gas power plant permit

Judge cancels Montana gas plant permit over climate impacts by Matthew Brown and Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press, April 9, 2023, W.Va. News BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge canceled the air quality permit for a natural gas power plant … Continue reading

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“Miscarriage of justice” is what Canada’s legal players do best. The cruelty Tammy Bouvette (and others) endured at the hands of our callous self-serving judicial-legal industry is unforgivable. BC Court of Appeal “ordered stay of proceedings because retrying her case would be an ‘abuse of process.'” Why the hell did this take so long? Thank you, CBC Fifth Estate, you served Ms Bouvette justice; our “justice” system did not.

B.C. Court of Appeal quashes conviction of woman in toddler’s death, calling it ‘miscarriage of justice’, Tammy Bouvette, 39, fell into addiction and became homeless after 2nd-degree murder charge in 2011 by Rachel Ward, CBC News Apr 12, 2023 The … Continue reading

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Congratulations Pooja Parmar! “The President’s Chair is the highest academic honour UVic can bestow on a faculty member.”

Finding common threads of Indigenous laws in a global context by Julie Sloan, March 28, 2023, U Victoria There are common threads that run through experiences of Indigenous communities in different parts of the world—experiences of social, political and economic … Continue reading

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Baltimore archdiocese, Maryland: Astonishing depravity by catholic church deviant priests and lying cover-up bosses: 600 kids tortured, terrorized. How many hundreds more? Condescending William E. Lori, archbishop of Baltimore, lays it on thick. Rape Religions lie like Frac’ers, a lot.

True: “Statistically your child is far safer with a Drag Queen rather than a Priest.” A tweet: FakeJoeBiden@fake_biden: I have a daughter. One political party wants to check her genitals, monitor her period, restrict her interstate travel, force her to … Continue reading

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Phew! Anti Public Health Care Brian Day loses to the end. Now, let’s see if the fucker truckers succeed where he failed

Amir Attaran (@email hidden; JavaScript is required)@profamirattaran April 7, 2023: What chutzpah! The Canadian Constitution Foundation’s attempt to kill public health care FAILED at the Supreme Court, but they’re still fundraising for the legal challenge. https://theccf.ca/yourhealthcantwait/donate/ I’m pretty horrified that … Continue reading

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Frac’er Lone Pine Resources loses evil attempt to snag $250 Million from Canadians via suing under NAFTA, at the time owing $300 Million in debt.

Prairie Provident Resources announces decision in NAFTA case Press Release by owner of Lone Pine (Prairie Provident), November 22, 2022, Globe Newswire, BOE Report CALGARY, Alberta – Prairie Provident Resources Inc. (“Prairie Provident” or the “Company”) announces that its wholly-owned … Continue reading

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Judicial Frac-Farce, Dimock PA: Aquifer polluter Coterra (Cabot) rewarded, the harmed betrayed, to be refrac’d. 15 criminal charges, incl. 9 felonies, dropped to 1 misdemeanor, Judge J. Legg accepts Coterra admitting criminal responsibility while denying guilt; DEP un-bans Coterra from 9 sq mile gas-contaminated groundwater zone. Judge orders: 2 supply wells drilled (any safe groundwater there?); 10 mile water p/l that’ll take *5 yrs* to build (same was ordered a decade ago but pro-frac’ers killed it, and will again); bottled water for 75 years (after that?) or water treatment systems known to blow up (Bruce Jack and two industry gas-in-water testers were nearly killed by similar system pimped by Alberta gov’t in 2006).

Email in, with photos, from one of the Coterra/Cabot frac-harmed families: “Nice article. Photo below is of the bogus “water treatment system” which DEP mandated in 2010 then let the gas co run away from. DEP also ignores complaints from … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Legal | Comments Off on Judicial Frac-Farce, Dimock PA: Aquifer polluter Coterra (Cabot) rewarded, the harmed betrayed, to be refrac’d. 15 criminal charges, incl. 9 felonies, dropped to 1 misdemeanor, Judge J. Legg accepts Coterra admitting criminal responsibility while denying guilt; DEP un-bans Coterra from 9 sq mile gas-contaminated groundwater zone. Judge orders: 2 supply wells drilled (any safe groundwater there?); 10 mile water p/l that’ll take *5 yrs* to build (same was ordered a decade ago but pro-frac’ers killed it, and will again); bottled water for 75 years (after that?) or water treatment systems known to blow up (Bruce Jack and two industry gas-in-water testers were nearly killed by similar system pimped by Alberta gov’t in 2006).