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like the scorpion riding across the river on the back of a turtle, the assistant
district attorney could not quite suppress what was in his nature” and asked
about conviction, though this was corrected. The assistant district attorney
then, during closing argument, referred to prior convictions, which was “a
blow below the belt”. Nonetheless, the majority determined not to reverse
on this basis.
The Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Group at the New York law firm
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP describes itself as “counselling clients in boxing,
mixed martial arts (MMA), kickboxing and other professional sports”.
They encourage you to contact them if you have been “stripped of your boxing
license or championship”, “had your health or safety unreasonably jeopardized
or your rights ignored (e.g. violations of the Muhammad Ali Boxing
Reform Act)” or “you are being forced or coerced into a specific bout or
Alison L. Dempsey was reappointed as a lay councillor to the council of the
Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals for a term ending January
Anna Kelly Fung, Q.C., was reappointed as a commissioner and designated
deputy chair of the British Columbia Utilities Commission for a term ending
December 11, 2026. Miriam Kresivo, Q.C., was reappointed as a commissioner
for a term ending December 31, 2023.
In Quenneville v. Audi AG, 2018 ONSC 1530, a “carriage fight”, Perell J. tossed
a boxing metaphor into the ring:
To mix carriage fight metaphors, neither Class Counsel scores a knockout
blow on any of the factors used to determine carriage. With respect to
the long list of factors, there is little to choose from as between Class
Counsel. What ultimately tips the balance, to further mix metaphors, is
that I conclude that the litigation plan and the case theory for the Quenneville
action are a photo finish better than those of the Stibbe action.
R. Michael Tourigny was reappointed as a member of the Financial Services
Tribunal for a term ending December 17, 2024.
As noted in Toromont Cat v. International Union of Operating Engineers, Local
904, 2008 NLTD 22: “labour disputes should be settled in the first instance
by the parties themselves bringing economic pressure to bear on the other,
not by running to court at the first opportunity. It is not a tea party or a boxing
match governed by Queensberry rules. It is a form of economic warfare
(though it does of course have its outer limits of permissible behavior).”