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New data shows 'shocking' number of vehicles impounded in B.C. for excessive speeding

Despite tough new penalties that took effect in 2017, a stunning number of vehicles are being impounded in British Columbia for excessive speeding.

In 2018, 7,648 vehicles were impounded, about 21 a day. 190 more words


Oregon’s solicitor general urges 9th Circuit to uphold injunctions against Trump’s Title X rules

Oregon’s solicitor general Monday urged a federal appeals court to uphold orders by district judges in three states to temporarily bar a new Trump administration regulation, which bans taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers. 18 more words

The Oregonian

Vol. 4, Issue 18— September 2019

Merritt McAlister
‘Downright Indifference’: Examining Unpublished Decisions in the Federal Courts of Appeals
118 Mich. L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2020)

Nearly ninety percent of merits decisions from the federal courts of appeals look nothing like what law students read in casebooks. 679 more words

Sanctuary upset at outcome of animal abuse investigation in Durham

A Toronto area animal sanctuary is sounding off about the lack of information surrounding a recent animal abuse investigation.

The owners of Dog Tales Animal sanctuary claim a Scugog area farm had animals living in deplorable conditions, but the end result was disturbing. 506 more words


Humane Society London and Middlesex launches new animal protection division

The Humane Society London and Middlesex (HSLM) has launched a new division in response to changes from the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA). 261 more words


Inquest launched into July 2017 death of inmate at Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre

An inquest is being launched into the 2017 death of Michael Fall, 47.

Fall died on July 30, 2017, while in custody at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. 113 more words


Ontario invests in mobile crisis intervention team for St. Thomas

A new provincial investment is looking to take a load off of St. Thomas officers.

The Ontario government announced Friday that it would invest about $140,000 to continue funding for a mobile crisis intervention team in St. 401 more words