A Snowball’s Chance

A Nova Scotia community expressed their views upon a teachers possible return to work, , and rightfully so, after his guilty plea and conditional discharge for committing indecent public acts.

I have to admit, I do not envy the Administrator’s or Superintendent’s involved. This case went to the N.S. Provincial Supreme court, and back. Despite the lurid nature of the case, a fact reported by Michael MacDonald of The CanadianPress was, “The courts had ordered that the board engage in a so-called restorative approach to ensure Speight’s reintegration at the school went smoothly”.

In other news, it appears as if common sense is not that common in the N.S. Supreme Court.

It’s worthwhile to note that provincial Supreme Courts are structured different from the Federal Supreme Court, and I may be wrong, but I believe Speight may be able to appeal to the Federal Supreme Court regarding his individual rights.

In my personal opinion, as Speight freely acknowledged his guilt before the courts, I hope Speight simply looks for a new career, and lets the community settle and grow positively, with no more unnecessary interruptions.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s