Copying Judicial Submissions

British Columbia Supreme Court Judge Caught for Plagiarism

April 15, 2011 General Legal

A judge in the British Columbia Supreme Court has had his $5-million judgment thrown out, apparently due to plagiarism.

Justice Joel Groves gave his ruling after an expensive 30-day trial about a brain-damaged baby. As the Vancouver Sun reports, it is “only” the fourth time in Canadian history a judge has substantially reproduced all of the submissions of a participating party in a lawsuit as reasons for judgment.

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