Friday, January 30, 2009

Heading to Toronto.
DUI includes riding on your white horse in the snowstorm while intoxicated.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Women are entering law firms in record numbers—and quitting. OBA Event looks at mutual accommodation for Intl Women's Day

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Sleep e-mailing? I'm seeing a whole new defence for all kinds of things...
Nat Post is live blogging the budget:
Do the right thing Iggy.
Novel idea: Provinces should own highways. Why did we sell the 407 again? Oh yeah, Cons who wanna sell the CN Tower too.
Think we undervalue lives of people overseas? Well, the going rate is about $2.5k.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

If you've shot a man 5x in the back, a MySpace name "Man Hater" is more probative than prejudicial. IMHO.
Man throws feces at jury, and his OWN lawyer.
Justice may be blind, but it sure can stink.

Monday, January 26, 2009

I agree there's an immense distinction. Big diff b/w specifically targeting civilians, and collateral damage.
Drunken Negro Head cookies? Seriously? I knew ppl were idiots when it came to race issues, but this?
Tip: Don't rape the raccoon, no matter how drunk or desperate. I've heard of beer googles, but...
Salary freezes and canceled bonuses at major NYC law firms. Don't worry, we're soon behind. [NYTimes]
Juroviesky & Ricci LLP launches lawsuit against York U.
See this for background:

Sunday, January 25, 2009

There are a few professions older than law. Some of them even pay better.
Here's good news for all the coffee-drinking law students: It might offset that dementia from all the stress.
Lawyers/law students looking for (yet another) social media network, try out Lawyrs h/t @jobucks
Relocating the UN to TO? That's an idea I would've supported. Anything else pales in comparison.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

The "right" to dress as a superhero?
Batman impersonator arrested under FL laws intended to fight KKK.
Ont government will legislate back-to-work for YorkU.
Strike is over, for now.
MI law student charged with prostitution. Ads on Craigslist
I know law tuition is high and all, but still...
Tory insiders want Harper to be more like Obama. He heads to the tanning bed, but still stumped on minority votes
The last thing NATO needs is a Conservative Min. of Defence.
That's obvious, right? May on the other hand...
When new CPSA targets lead levels in library books what do you do?
A) remove books B) remove kids
Approval of stem-cell research in US could leave Canada in dark ages.
Harper flat-lined research to universities.
WANTED: Car thief in an armed robbery.
Suspect in custody: a goat.

Friday, January 23, 2009

I'm doing Busta's money dance to Lupe's Walk and T.I.'s Rubber Man [uTube, lots of it]
Unconventional methods for stock picks.
The bikini factor, presidential cycle, skirt length, lipstick, Super Bowl
The flying car has arrived, costs $200k. Best part is that it uses regular unleaded.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Remember Tom Hanks in Cast Away?
These guys survived for 25d on bird vomit. Or so they claim.
Twitter Metrics Using TwitClicks
It's pretty neat, but also a little bit scary. [Must Read]
Remember that cell phone debate? Turns out they CAN cause cancer, memory loss... but the debate still continues.
Draft exec order to close Gitmo.

Here we go!
Legal counsel for CSIS speaking @ UWO Law.
I wonder if I'll have any questions for him...
5k York Students back in class on Monday.
Some still might not go. Playing hooky, with a principle
Even Fidel Castro believes in Obama. Please don't waste this diplomatic opportunity for the world!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Newest recession-time scam: selling cars that aren't yours. Meanwhile debt-collectors are hiring witches
I'll admit, the Obama/Michelle dance was nice. ♫ ♫ "... for you I've got so much ♥"
Welcome, President Barack Hussein Obama.
Communication really is the best medicine.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Revenge of the Cows. Bovines fight back by tipping people.
To Ainsley Brown, you are very welcome.
Condoleeza Rice was actually the first black pres of the US, for 1 min Tho only law geeks would enjoy this kind of humour.
It's official. He made it without getting shot (thank goodness).
John G. Roberts was Principal Deputy Solicitor General for George W Bush. Hmmm....
Do entities within that seek to exploit everyone else constitute an "enemy within?"
Como Se Dice...Como Se llama? (OBAMA, OBAMA)
CA i-banker convicted of hit-and-run by Google. Claimed ignorance, but searched for key terms days after collision.
Knew this would happen. Terrorists now include: ppl who yell, swear, get drunk, or make out on a plane. Oooh, scary.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Fake 9-11 call distracts cops tailing man. Well, almost.
Attn: UPS also delivers 30 lbs bricks of marijuana. Whoah dude, that's heavy.
Attn: UPS will now deliver babies.
Most women requesting expedited shipping for light-weight packages.
Dear everyone who tells me I'm continuing with too much school. This guy puts me to shame.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

There's something to those gold diggers. Beyond the gold, that is.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

I and the public know What all schoolchildren learn, Those to whom evil is done Do evil in return.
-W. H. Auden (9/1/39)
N Korea announces their weaponized Pu. 100k dead Iraqi civilians still wondering what they died for.
"We make ourselves rich by making our wants few"
-Henry David Thoreau
A better philosophy than laissez-faire capitalism during a recession.
I'm at the 1st Annual Interprofessional Health Law Conference at UofT
Tip: No matter how high the gas prices, do not choose the pony as your getaway car.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Mother Earth's secret weapon in the fight against global warming: fish poo
Let's calm her down b4 she gets real nasty
No free lunch in law. 15 meal-assembly franchisees sue franchisor attorneys.
Massive power outage in Toronto.
TTC chair announces subway closures, on Facebook.
Obama story empowering youth in Brampton. His success provides needed role model. Change IS happening, even here at home.
Bush's defence: I acted in the nation's best interests. Saddam tried the same one for less crimes and they hanged him.
Why Harper is a total failure when it comes to Khadr. All it would take is 1 phone call.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Longer work hours reduce mental function, cause dementia. Lawyers still confused why this is equated with "success."
Law firm partners don't have confidence in the economy. Please explain to me why you associates and students do?
New US AG says waterboarding is torture. The hydrodynamics of H2O must have changed overnight, or something...
Indirect evidence of life on Mars. Tho I don't want to know what type of "other" animal emissions are creating methane.
David Miliband: "war on terror" caused "more harm than good." Respond by "championing rule of law, not subordinating it."

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Would you like a $100k hug with those fries? Or, why you don't talk to strangers at McDonald's. I'm not lovin' it.
When I grow up, I want to sell shovels like mommy. Wait, that's not a shovel. [Funny]
Does a thrice convicted sex offender deserve to win the lottery? But should he be hit over the head with an iron pipe?
CGS shares tank this am by 25% after 1st quarter losses reported
Ad-free TV soon, or just Oliver's Gold on every channel?
Zimbabwe govt torturing activists US uses its spotless torture record to offer criticism of... oops, scratch that.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

If you're saying, "I see dead people," you should probably lay off the coffee.
Red Bull does the same.
St. Louis school, 3/4 black, celebrates Obama with "Why I hate Black History Month." Parents complain (surprise).
Obama inauguration prompts Bush to declare state of emergency. He's pretty scared about what a black pres is gonna do too.
Obama's new Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, hasn't paid $thousands in taxes.
Leadership by example; no more taxes.
The challenges of closing Gitmo. Biggest one: the law applies to the executive as well, and detainees have rights.
Two men steal 55 cases of Red Bull. No word yet if they were law students.
NY ct awards almost $2.2m for non-dominant rotator cuff. In Canada, P counsel mourn, D cheer that Andrew's cap.
Tetris markedly reduces symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
It's also the most popular game in law school, in class
Botox can spread, and potentially kill you Dead aint so pretty. Did someone miss the word toxin in botulinum toxin?
Ukraine blocks Russian gas to Eu. Afghan mission failure prevents alternative pipeline Taliban rejected

Monday, January 12, 2009

Show me the finger and I show you the $. Finger length predicts financial success. Women start starting at men's hands.
Man sells daughter in arranged marriage for cash, beer. Nope, it's not some place on the other side of the world.
Hey new law grads, this might be your future.
Contract lawyers for hire. And that's if you're lucky.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Heading back to London tonight.
Royal family uses racial slur.
Wait, that's news?
Jumping out the window is a poor money managing strategy.
[Bankruptcy & Insolvency Tip]

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Guess who the worst offenders are for FOI compliance?
Serve and Protect... and refuse to report?

Friday, January 9, 2009

New Nanos poll puts Libs ahead of Torys with 34%.
Coalition or not, Harper is going down eventually.
Chiropractor sues negative Yelp reviewer. This should be interesting.

RT @shelisrael

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Did world's best liar win because he used to be a lawyer?
Or is he just lying again?
Canadian suspect, cleared by RCMP, living in embassy lobby in Sudan. No-fly list separated him from Montreal family.
CIA has "assets" in UK, monitoring suspects there, that the govt doesn't even know.
Think they aren't in Canada too?
Don't wear rubber gloves and carry a hatchet to your rent dispute meeting.
[Landlord-tenant tip]

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

s.294 CC will finally get Charter challenge; 2 charged in Bountiful
But when will they prosecute s. 159?
Canadian model sues Google for blog comments calling her a skank and old hag.
More cases like this will end web anonymity
TO Gen Hospital study on spread of bacteria sparks $40m lawsuit. That will teach them to fight nosocomial infections!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

I wonder if I can donate my status to everyone stop fighting already.
Canadian spa fires employee via Facebook.
Does SCC Wallace case raise "bad faith" concerns when it's THAT impersonal?
Obama doesn't disappoint with DoJ appointments.
"Modeling" your law firm website.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Back in T.O.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

2008 Canadian Law Blog Awards (CLawBies) are out.