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Disturbing aspects of Driskell inquiry (Winnipeg Sun)

In th mid-90's, Senator Anne Cools proposed a bill to hold lawyers accountable for their statements.


Cools said the Supreme Court, through Mr. Justice Cory, "described the conduct of scientology and its lawyers in making false statements as 'recklessly high-handed, supremely arrogant and contumacious." Mr. Justice Cory added: "There seems to have been a continuing conscious effort on Scientology's part to intensify and perpetuate its attack on Casey Hill without any regard for the truth of its allegations." Hill was awarded $1.6 million, the largest libel award in Candian history.


And the Cools bill? It died.