Day: October 14, 2020

Achieving a functioning society | Philstar.com


Achieving a functioning society

When a government controls both the executive and legislative functions, it is easy to pass any law that they want. For example, the law on anti-terrorism has been passed with the justification that it is an effective law. What does effective mean? It depends on what we actually mean.

The other concept in law is the rule of law. Do these two concepts need to be opposite of each other?

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Pope Francis’ Response to Current Global Political Realities| National Catholic Register

The recent encyclical of Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti (FT), is another literary behemoth. Its massive size means that, upon an initial reading, it is not possible to take in all of the specific items covered — from immigration to criminal justice to war and peace. It might be better, then, to situate FT broadly in the tradition of Catholic social teaching, in light of the Holy Father’s own magisterium and as a response to current

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Lawyer blames RCMP for delays in case

By Lethbridge Herald on October 7, 2020.

Delon Shurtz

Lethbridge herald

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A Calgary lawyer is blaming the RCMP for repeated delays in a criminal case that goes back to January.

Jessica Cartwright said Tuesday during a court hearing for her client, Jessie Hugh Flett, that she has requested nine separate pieces of disclosure from the police but has only received one. Cartwright told Judge Jerry LeGrandeur that until she receives the rest of the

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