Since they decided in the psyOp script to let the sim-villain/actor live, lawyers are needed to continue the charade. In real cases, the crown usually gets a lead prosecutor. Let’s see if one is named as this drags on for years. One assumes that legal aid will pay the bills (ie. tax money). In Canada, we don’t have “tv in the courtroom” – and the US doesn’t either in real cases – so we’ll have to rely on sketches to “prove” that a case is actually occurring.
When Alek Minassian appears in court Thursday for a second time since his alleged van rampage on Yonge St. last month, he will be represented by two highly-respected and experienced Toronto defence lawyers, the Star has learned. Courtroom veteran Boris Bytensky confirmed in an email that he has been hired and has asked fellow Toronto defence lawyer Breese Davies to join him representing the 25-year-old.