Newsitems tagged with "Douglas H. Christie"

March 22, 2013, 7 p.m.

Doug Christie, maybe Canada's most famous, but certainly her most controversial defense lawyer, has died. He is best known to revisionists for his superb performances as a defense lawyer during the 1985 and 1988 trials against the German-Canadian revisionist Ernst Zündel. Although deemed a case impossible to win, this is exactly what Christie did: In 1992 Canada's Supreme Court acquitted Ernst Zündel and erased the infamous "false news" section from Canada's penal code.

Dec. 6, 2016, 7:40 p.m.

Doug Christie, was young, brilliant, fearless, smashingly handsome, determined, exceedingly quick on his feet – conventional descriptions will not do him justice. He was in a league by himself. His adversaries – in the courts, and in the streets? We’ll let you be the judge.