Posts Tagged ‘Quebec’

“Pump Up the Jam”-acoustic version by The Lost Fingers

July 10, 2008

Canadian court overrules father’s grounding of his daughter

June 20, 2008

First thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.
–William Shakespeare

First, the father banned his 12-year-old daughter from going online after she posted photos of herself on a dating site. Then she allegedly had a row with her stepmother, so the father said his girl couldn’t go on a school trip.

The girl took the matter to the court – and won what lawyers say was an unprecedented judgment.

Madam Justice Suzanne Tessier of the Quebec Superior Court ruled on Friday that the father couldn’t discipline his daughter by barring her from the school trip.

“She’s becoming a big girl. … It’s a unique event in her life,” Ms. Fortin said. (girl’s lawyer_

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