Meet Fazlul Sarkar

  Meet the researcher with 13 retractions who's trying to sue PubPeer commenters: Fazlul Sarkar - Retraction Watch at Retraction Watch November 9, 2013: A PubPeer commenter starts a discussion regarding the images for Sarkar’s paper “Down-regulation of Notch-1 contributes to cell growth inhibition and apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells.” The original post, as well... Continue Reading →


Benhaim v. St‑Germain, 2016 SCC 48

pp.53 "It was therefore not open to the majority to substitute its own decision to draw an unfavourable inference. Rather, the majority of the Court of Appeal would have been bound to find a palpable and overriding error in the trial judge’s decision not to draw an adverse inference."...

Watterson v Canadian EMU

"[42] In the present case, the trial judge had an obligation to assist the self-represented litigant, Mr. Watterson, to the extent necessary to ensure that he could present his case to the best of his abilities. He failed to comply with that obligation when he failed to advise Mr. Watterson that he could request an adjournment for the purpose of preparing to cross-examine EMU’s witnesses, or for the purpose of summonsing witnesses in response to EMU’s witnesses or preparing to testify himself in response to their evidence."

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