Legal Wit — What Lurks Behind the Fun

Legal Wit — What Lurks Behind the Fun


George Orwell warned that lurking behind the fun offered by competitive sports is the threat of the arousal of "the most savage combative instincts". See George Orwell, "The Sporting Spirit" in Essays (London: Penguin Books Ltd., 1994) 321 at 322. Such ferocious antagonism occurred one summer evening in Winnipeg during an amateur soccer match

R. v. Adamiec |
2013 CarswellMan 537 |
Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench
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