Monthly Archives: May 2013

Moving up the chain

The Ashley Smith inquest is back at Grand Valley Institution and moving up through some of the chain of command….. Last week was Janice Sandeson, who I looked forward to hearing from again. She testified the first time – right … Continue reading

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Please Stand By…

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Issues of Consent

“…because … it’s part of our practice”  (to give medication without consent) It has been a disturbing couple of  weeks at the Ashley Smith inquest. The witnesses have been nurses and a psychiatrist from Joliette, and the primary focus has been … Continue reading

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and again, we have technical difficulties

Honestly am getting SO freaking fed up with this! Once you have something working properly, it should not be so complicated to keep it working – don’t mess with it. The live stream of the inquest is something that we … Continue reading

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More frustration

Yesterday’s inquest proceedings were extremely difficult to watch – the woman on the stand right now was a nurse at Jolliet, and involved in an incident in which Ashley was restrained – for hours – and injected against her will with … Continue reading

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Still Watching the Ashley Smith Inquest….

…but have not, obviously, been writing as much about it lately. Partly that is just because I’ve been busy – end of semester, job search, and busy time of year for hubby’s business… but partly, I think, it is because … Continue reading

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