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Reasonable Doubt – You’ve been served court documents—on Facebook!

Kevin Yee discusses how social media is now being used to serve legal documents in his recent article for the  Georgia Straight’s online column, “Reasonable Doubt.”  Look for it here.

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Perry Mazzone joins Stevens Virgin

Stevens Virgin is pleased to announce that Perry Mazzone has joined the firm June 1st, 2015. Perry Mazzone brings his extensive knowledge and 31 years’ experience to the Stevens Virgin. Mr. Mazzone focuses his practice primarily in corporate and commercial disputes but also in areas involving shareholder disputes, professional liability, personal injury (plaintiff and defence), employment […]

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Kevin Yee quoted in Financial Post article on Airbnb

Kevin Yee, whose September 26, 2014 article in the Georgia Straight’s online column, “Reasonable Doubt,” discussed the legal obligations that apply to Airbnb, was recently quoted on the subject by the Financial Post in its January 17, 2015 article, “How Airbnb renters are helping Canadians pay off their mortgage in a grey-market area.”

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Reasonable Doubt: Uber brings public debate and legal issues to Vancouver

Kevin Yee discusses the legal issues arising from Uber’s attempted entrance into the Vancouver market in his article for the Georgia Straight’s online column, “Reasonable Doubt.”  It can be found here:

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Reasonable Doubt: Airbnb comes with legal obligations

Kevin Yee’s article for the Georgia Straight’s online column “Reasonable Doubt” discusses legal issues surrounding the home-sharing social media platform, Airbnb.  It can be found here:

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Reasonable Doubt: Charging backcountry users for rescues would put lives at risk

Kevin Yee’s article for the Georgia Straight’s online column “Reasonable Doubt” discusses the effect of charging backcountry users should they require rescuing.  It can be found here:  

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New article from Georgia Straight: Is solitary confinement unconstitutional

Joseph Fearon’s article in “Reasonable Doubt,” the Georgia Straight’s online column, discusses a lawsuit launched by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) and the John Howard Society alleging that solitary confinement is unconstitutional.  It can be found here:

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New article from the Georgia Straight: Reasonable Doubt Top Five Canadian Legal Stories for 2014

Joseph Fearon’s take on the top five Canadian Legal Stories for 2014 in the Georgia Straight’s online column, “Reasonable Doubt”, can be found  here :    

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New article from the Georgia Straight: Jian Ghomeshi news focuses attention on how court deals with sexual assault

Joseph Fearon’s most recent article in the Georgia Straight’s online column, “Reasonable Doubt”, has been released. The article, “Jian Ghomeshi news focuses attention on how court deals with sexual assault”, can be found here.

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Joseph Fearon and Joe Doyle succeed in overturning torture victim’s conviction

In the first case in Canada to consider the defence of necessity in a refugee context, Joseph Fearon and Joe Doyle have successfully argued before the Court of Appeal that a trial judge who convicted an accused of passport fraud did not properly consider the defence of necessity.  The accused fled his home country after […]

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