Injunctions becoming a legal tool of political expediency

Injunctions becoming a legal tool of political expediency

Da: Redeye
0 0 5 mesi fa
It’s a familiar story these days. Land defenders and activists blockade a road to try to prevent a pipeline or an oil terminal being built. Resource corporations go to court to get an injunction, then the RCMP move in and make arrests. Solidarity actions erupt, resulting in more injunctions and more arrests. Irina Ceric and Shiri Pasternak say that the decision to grant injunctions has become a political one as much as a legal one. Irina Ceric is a lawyer and criminology instructor at Kwantlen ... Maggiori informazioni

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