Tom Gilson

Canadian Judge Overrules Daughter’s Grounding

Americans, this is awfully close to home:

Quebec Superior Court judge Suzanne Tessier has ruled invalid a father’s mundane punishment of a disobedient child. The father grounded his 12-year-old daughter after she repeatedly violated his instructions. Instead of throwing a temper tantrum, however, the girl sued—and won.

[Link: Magic Statistics]
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3 thoughts on “Canadian Judge Overrules Daughter’s Grounding

  1. I have no comment on the ruling in the OP but w are living in very troubling times, my friends.

  2. Very troubling times, indeed. I don’t think anyone should be fined for writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper, but since the law is on the books I’m wondering why the newspaper isn’t liable since they agreed to publish it.

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