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Lawyers’ Weekly Article: Quebec railway tragedy will test the law

The flexibility of the criminal law as a sanction for catastrophic environmental damage is soon to be tested.  On Jan. 15, it is expected that the preliminary inquiry will be set for the Montreal Maine & Atlantic railway (MM&A) and three of its employees (including the engineer and dispatcher) on 47 counts of criminal negligence causing death….Lawyers Weekly January 23