VLC/SL/05-0983 » Law Society v Dempsey » Reasons For Judgment


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  • iii. Until such time as he becomes a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia, John Ruiz Dempsey is permanently prohibited and enjoined from commencing, prosecuting or defending a proceeding in any court in his own name or in the name of another, except where he is an individual party to a proceeding acting solely on his own behalf.
  • iv. John Ruiz Dempsey is declared a vexatious litigant pursuant to s. 18 of the Supreme Court Act. Accordingly, he is prohibited and enjoined from commencing any legal proceeding on his own behalf in any court in British Columbia without leave of the court.


"You can't be in court unless it's directly about you..
but even then, you can't be in court.
Just go away.