When I opened the Vancouver Province this morning and turned to the editorial page I thought Wendy had thrown some strange potion into my cereal, as I read: “And what sort of a government do we have in BC when our top justice official, Attorney-General, Mike DeJong, can agree to pay the crooked officials’ million [...]
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It has been brought to my attention that I may have misconstrued the following statement attributed to Bill Berardino, QC, Crown Counsel in the Basi-Virk case – Berardino said outside court that he didn’t see a copy of the agreed statement of facts, signed by the Crown and defence, until 9:40 a.m. — 20 minutes [...]
Today a question for the prosecutor in the Basi Virk trial and a letter to the Vancouver Sun. Prosecutor Bill Berardino says, in the Basi/Virk trial, that he didn’t see the “deal” until the morning it all happened. Here is a direct quote: Berardino said outside court that he didn’t see a copy of the [...]
Posted in The Common Sense Canadian on Oct 19th, 2010
What a grand day for the BC Liberals! What a great relief to former Minister Gary Collins! I can’t wait to hear Gordon Campbell praise the Crown, Crown Counsel Berardino and the Justice system! The Crown bails out of the Basi Virk trial! How does that grab you? Meanwhile I, as a lawyer, feel sick. [...]
Re: the “lost” emails in the Virk Basi case. This travesty is being played up as either a matter of following normal procedure or an error or both. It’s clear that the government was under no obligation to delete this information. Here is the sticking point for the government. The Attorney General is the law [...]