What has Meads v Meads wrought?

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Alice Woolley; "What has Meads v Meads wrought?" "Associate Chief Justice John D. Rooke's decision in Meads v Meads, 2012 ABQB 571 (CanLII) — one of CanLII's Top Ten Cases of 2012 — established a category of vexatious litigants that he called "Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument" (OPCA) litigants. OPCA litigants "employ … Continue reading What has Meads v Meads wrought?

History of the OPCA Phenomena in Canada

Donald J. Netolitzky; “The History of the Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument Phenomena in Canada” "This article discusses the history of the poorly understood Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments (OPCA) phenomena. Drawing from various reported and unreported sources, the author begins his review in the 1950s with two distinct pseudolegal traditions that evolved separately in both the … Continue reading History of the OPCA Phenomena in Canada

Unrau v National Dental Examining Board, 2019 ABQB 283

Unrau v National Dental Examining Board, 2019 ABQB 283; Reasons for Decision of the Associate Chief Justice J.D. Rooke   https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/unrau-v-national-dental-examining-board-reasons-for-decision.pdf . https://www.albertacourts.ca/docs/default-source/qb/unrau-v-national-dental-examining-board---reasons-for-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=1fe6ba80_2 https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/unrau-v-national-dental-examining-board-reasons-for-decision.pdf

Organised Pseudolegal Commercial Argument Phenomenon – Memo of Law

Robert Machado, Armoured Suits; "Organised Pseudolegal Commercial Argument Phenomenon - Memo of Law" (2019) https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/organized-pseudolegal-commercial-argument-memo-of-law.pdf . https://armouredsuits.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Organized-Pseudolegal-Commercial-Argument-Memo-of-Law.pdf https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/organized-pseudolegal-commercial-argument-memo-of-law.pdf

After the Hammer: Six Years of Meads v. Meads

Donald J. Netolitzky; "After the Hammer: Six Years of Meads v. Meads" (2019) https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/2548-article-text-2723-1-10-20190717.pdf . https://www.albertalawreview.com/index.php/ALR/article/view/2548 https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/2548-article-text-2723-1-10-20190717.pdf

Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments in Canadian Inter-Partner Family Law Court Disputes

Donald J Netolitzky, "Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments in Canadian Inter-Partner Family Law Court Disputes" https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/2017canliidocs93.pdf . https://commentary.canlii.org/w/canlii/2017CanLIIDocs93#!fragment//BQCwhgziBcwMYgK4DsDWszIQewE4BUBTADwBdoByCgSgBpltTCIBFRQ3AT0otojlzYANkIDCSNNACEyPoTC4EbDtypyFCAMp5SAIW4AlAKIAZIwDUAggDlRR2qTAAjaKWxxq1IA https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/2017canliidocs93.pdf

Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument in Canada; an Attack on the Legal System

Donald J. Netolitzky, "Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument in Canada; an Attack on the Legal System"  (2015) https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/netolitzky-opcaattackonlegalsystem.pdf . https://www.researchgate.net/publication/306056316_Organized_Pseudolegal_Commercial_Arguments_OPCA_in_Canada_an_Attack_on_the_Legal_System https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/netolitzky-opcaattackonlegalsystem.pdf

Alberta judge bars new ‘pseudo law’ advocate who claims Magna Carta puts her outside court’s authority

First there were the “detaxers,” who claimed that their physical, human selves were exempt from taxation rules. Then came the “freemen of the land” who said Canadian law only applied to them if they consented to it. Most didn’t. Now a lengthy Alberta court decision has revealed a new version of what legal experts term “pseudo law,” … Continue reading Alberta judge bars new ‘pseudo law’ advocate who claims Magna Carta puts her outside court’s authority

Pseudolaw at the Supreme Court of Canada

Donald J. Netolitzky and Richard Warman; "Enjoy the silence: Pseudolaw at the Supreme Court of Canada" Pseudolaw is a collection of legal-sounding but false rules that purport to be law, employed by groups including the Detaxer and Freemen -on-the-Land movements. While pseudolaw is universally rejected by Canadian courts , no Supreme Court of Canada decision … Continue reading Pseudolaw at the Supreme Court of Canada

Canada: “Litigation Terrorism”

"The “Strawman” is therefore not merely a myth. It is litigation poison." - Fiander v Mills,2015 NLCA 31 Extract from Rothweiler v Payette, 2018 ABQB 288:  [1] ....... Reduced to its conceptual core, the ‘Strawman’ concept is one that alleges that the government exercises clandestine control over human beings via a non-corporeal legal entity, the … Continue reading Canada: “Litigation Terrorism”

Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments as Magic and Ceremony

Donald Netolitzky; Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments ["OPCA"] as Magic and Ceremony https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/netolitzky-opcamagicceremony.pdf . https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321936848_Organized_Pseudolegal_Commercial_Arguments_OPCA_as_Magic_and_Ceremony https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/netolitzky-opcamagicceremony.pdf

Sovereign characters

Ernie Tertelgte is an interesting OPCA character. He was initially only charged for fishing without a fishing licence, but was notably passionate in his in-court responses. As is often the alleged conclusion with OPCA mentions, he “dismissed the matter” and walked out, after the magistrate allegedly “abandoned ship, leaving him the highest sovereign in the … Continue reading Sovereign characters

The Canadian ‘natural person’

"An exasperated Alberta judge has issued a call to arms... against legal “parasites” who hijack court proceedings with nonsensical motions  and bizarre spiritual and legal principles of their own making." 1 Associate Chief Justice John D. Rooke of Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench said these people, who are usually self-represented, assert aggressive claims to be above … Continue reading The Canadian ‘natural person’