Tuesday, December 28, 2010

2011 Tech Trends for Lawyers http://bit.ly/gvULIh "2011 will no doubt be the year of the mobile attorney."

Monday, December 27, 2010

My 2010 CLawBies Nominations http://bit.ly/g7wZ32 #clawbies2010
How a Quiet Suburb's Police Force Drove Out Latinos with "traffic stops, false arrests and even jailhouse beatings." http://gaw.kr/fhCOBY

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Baldwin v Costner, and the BP Oil Spill http://bit.ly/eaCcnE Suing over device that separates oil from water. Read the entire claim here.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

What WikiLeaks revealed to the world in 2010 http://bit.ly/g8NLMV
The Economics of Christmas http://bit.ly/hshKK9 How it destroys economic value. Solution #1 particularly appealing.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Black Eyed Peas Spoil Blakes Flash Mob http://bit.ly/dXnfHU

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The human family tree just got more complicated. New type of ancient DNA, "Denisovans," found in SE Asian genome. http://bbc.in/hqbgEW
"Lawyers publish as a means of reputation enhancement. We always have, we always will." http://bit.ly/fmYlUe
Santa Claus Parade sued over thrown candy http://bit.ly/gQcLdb Someone is getting coal this year.
Afghan translators given false hope of coming to Canada http://bit.ly/h3cmgU

Monday, December 20, 2010

Federal Court Awards PIPEDA Damages for the 1st time, in Nammo v. Transunion of Canada Inc. http://bit.ly/hSUUt8
Bell fined $1.3M for breaking do-not-call rules http://bit.ly/dINoZ6
Smart firms adapt to smartphones this year. http://bit.ly/i9fDkd My piece in this special issue of The Lawyers Weekly.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Rating Law Enforcement Online http://t.co/pDLB7qs New site allows rating of cops. Yes, reputation management is still the next big thing.
Maclean’s no longer worthy of public funding, senator says http://bit.ly/ehk5Cd And hasn't been, for a very long time
Trends in Law, as Seen By Google’s Ngram http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2010/12/trends-in-law-as-seen-by-googles-ngram.html#comments
It's a WikiLeaks world and we're just living in it. @omarharedeye tells us how to get by on Rocket Lawyer Podcast. http://is.gd/iVuGP

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Judging a Lawyer by Their Cover http://t.co/bFfdTdQ Scientists predict I'll make a lot of money based on my photo. What about you?
Well, at least lawyers are happier than gas station attendants. http://bit.ly/fZnbAL I mean, that's why I went to law school, right?
"A gang of burglars are targeting homes with hot tubs so they can enjoy a late night dip" http://bit.ly/h0mFV7 Proof that it really is cold.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Just finished an interview with the Rocket Lawyer Podcast. http://bit.ly/fgK9cD Stay tuned for when it goes live.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Ontario lawyers to represent injured vets for free http://bit.ly/ea4ZMl Great idea. Treated vets medically before, I'd love to help legally.
Multiple Gmail Accounts Just Got a Lot Easier to Manage http://on.mash.to/igvVFN
Richard Holbrooke's Dying Wish: 'Stop This War in Afghanistan' http://aol.it/dTNTJv

Monday, December 13, 2010

Lankan curry beats burger giant McDonalds in trademark battle http://bit.ly/efaomd
Articling students a boon and a bane for small law firms. http://bit.ly/iiTyJT (The Lawyers Weekly)

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Ontario expands mediation services to 49 courts http://bit.ly/fnZtvw
WikiLeaks are Here to Stay — Slaw http://bit.ly/dZCT98
5 in-house social media success stories. http://on.mash.to/fqaFH2 Dell, Ford, Intel, JetBlue, Vodaphone
Top Privacy Trends of 2010 http://rww.to/h0cfuR
Ads 'less trusted' on social media sites than media sites http://bit.ly/e5MOtg

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Koskie Minsky Diversity Moot is now accepting registrations. http://bit.ly/i5QDsC Moot is in Toronto on Feb. 25-26, 2011.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Estate planning: 16 things to do before you die http://bit.ly/eid5hf

Thursday, December 9, 2010

"WikiLeaks Reveals That Military Contractors Have Not Lost Their Taste For Child Prostitutes" http://huff.to/hU0lnO

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Dan Michaluk's Canadian Information and Privacy Cases of the Year http://bit.ly/fhWOIb

Monday, December 6, 2010

Mean Guys Do Finish Last — Slaw http://t.co/CIF7nWl The saga of Vitay Borker, who abused his online customers, ends today with his arrest.
Furlong: Norton Rose-Ogilvy merger could be a Canadian snowball http://bit.ly/i8ziLq
2011’s communication trends to watch http://bit.ly/hA8yxN #1 is be kind. Please remember, and apply.
Why marketing fails (and what law firms can do about it) http://bit.ly/hlsGqt All lawyers appear too much the same; become an expert.
Wikileaks: France doesn't have an integration problem. It has a racism of the majority problem. http://reut.rs/exRdFz
Hillier’s antics could aid rival Liberals http://bit.ly/h5enCM The leader knew what Randy Hiller was when he picked him up. #cdnpoli

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Contingency Fees in Family Suits http://bit.ly/gMNz0p In light of 3rd party financiers, is it time to reconsider contingency fees?

Friday, December 3, 2010

The Cost-Benefit Ratio of Dropping Out of Law School - Right Now. http://bit.ly/g5xg7e

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Slides from presentation earlier this week at Schulich Executive Education Centre on Online Reputation Management. http://bit.ly/i1lHvV

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Heart of the Matter http://bit.ly/ezCONh IN Toronto covers Justice Harvey Brownstone's online television show.
University of Western Ontario is looking for a new Director of Media and Community Relations http://linkd.in/hZlore Apply now!
Reconsidering Online Defamation Damages http://bit.ly/fQaQVU Should context (blog, chat room) of statements be taken into consideration?

Friday, November 26, 2010

Video of Stacy Bonds beaten, stripped by Ottawa police. http://bit.ly/gSCGcU Wasn't intoxicated, didn't resist, and no crim record.
Lawyer Locate launches the Daily Blawg, a Canadian law blog aggregator. http://www.dailyblawg.ca/

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Ezra Levant Ordered to Pay $25k and Remove Blog Posts http://bit.ly/9yPKOG Levant knew or should have known better, says court

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Vigna v. Levant (2010): Smith J rules that Ezra Levant did not follow responsible journalistic practices, and orders blog posts removed.
Coalition fear-mongering falls on deaf ears: Majority sees no risk in change of government, Nanos poll finds. http://tgam.ca/BHKC #cdnpoli

Monday, November 15, 2010

“If you want to use the civil justice system, you have to have money.” http://huff.to/9zDmkB And justice for all?
Facebook status does in Tax Court respondent: wp.me/p6aAc-1gI
Legal community not ‘too Asian’ http://bit.ly/bhJj0Y FACL attendees take issue with Maclean's story; need more diversity in law schools.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

How to get SMS texts when someone mentions you on Twitter. http://bit.ly/9TLdwI
The No. 1 Reason Why You Should Choose Advertising Over Law http://bit.ly/dyJAU6 Cupcakes? No thanks.
Life after city hall: Law school, anyone? http://bit.ly/9KLwyA Howard Moscoe: "Who doesn’t want a 75-year-old lawyer?"
Planes, the Gulf War and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Canada http://bit.ly/bNfZTt

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Chinese officials object to British delegation’s wearing of poppies http://t.co/MSa9YSG

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

McMillan to merge with Lang Michener http://bit.ly/bECshy Could we see more Bay St firms merge if times get tougher?
The job in Afghanistan is not yet done. http://bit.ly/9z2jG8 Maybe because it can't be done? Just a thought.
Rob Ford is the wrong kind of right. http://bit.ly/docrTr #voteto #cdnpoli

Monday, November 8, 2010

Almost half of new calls in Ontario are unemployed. http://bit.ly/9285o5 Confirms what I already unofficially know; scary market.

Friday, November 5, 2010

iPhone not ready for Daylight Savings this weekend. http://bit.ly/cZMnQI
iPad 3G is the mobile product of the year. http://bit.ly/bmkqww
US elections ushers in several new bigots. http://bit.ly/cfYXHs
Verdict coming for N.S. man who burned cross on lawn http://bit.ly/9GiNbX

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Sharp will release 3D Android handsets. http://on.mash.to/cHt7NG No glasses included, or required.
KKK and blackface costumes wins 1st prize at Branch 103 Campbellford of the Royal Canadian Legion Halloween party http://bit.ly/b06NW2
Nearly 100 Toronto officers to be disciplined over G20 summit conduct http://bit.ly/93o2Br #g20report

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

"Why Google Is Suing the U.S. Government" http://on.mash.to/aRyj9S anti-competition issues over Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite
Pro Tip: Don't send love notes to the court marshall if you're a juror in a capital murder trial. http://bit.ly/baGmLE
Socialising can cause sleep problems http://bit.ly/aMDcum So that's the reason.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Omar Ha-Redeye, Michael Carabash, and Garry Wise speak to Kevin O'Keefe @kevinokeefe on OMG! Law Talk. http://bit.ly/aNf6Uj
Alcohol more harmful than heroin, crack cocaine: study by the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs (ISCD).

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Using Chrometa for Time Management http://bit.ly/bTEOpD How did YOU spend your day?

Saturday, October 30, 2010

How PR professionals should approach law blogs http://bit.ly/c8vHNH If you're going to engage bloggers, you need to blog.
Appeal of Gomery Quashing Denied http://bit.ly/bvpHxa Cretien vindicated at the Federal Ct of Appeal. Probably for last time.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Broken promises, already: "Ford won't ditch streetcars" http://bit.ly/ahWpMS And he's not even mayor yet.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Competition in the wireless industry starts to hit earnings http://bit.ly/cffrl5 Major carriers hurting from new competition.
Did Omar Khadr perjure himself? http://bit.ly/9lboIi
Orthodox Jewish group make submissions opposing Bill-94 niqab ban. http://bit.ly/dqryLU Far-reaching implication even for Jews.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Podcasts way for law firms, lawyers to develop ‘strong bonds’ with listeners http://bit.ly/d8ouew Interview with me in The Lawyers Weekly
Currency wars necessary if all else fails http://bit.ly/9oMz9o "The atomic bomb, of course, is quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve"

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Wigmore Criteria Upheld for Journalistic Sources http://bit.ly/bIPs9w Journalists don't have to answer questions that reveal sources.

Friday, October 22, 2010

WikiLeaks: US Troops Abused Prisoners Years After Abu Ghraib http://huff.to/cYrQYp

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Using Doodle for Motion Scheduling http://bit.ly/a7t9U How you can quickly and easily find a workable date between multiple counsel.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

And you thought pre-nups were bad? How's divorce insurance for killing the romance. http://bit.ly/b1u3qh h/t John Magyar.
An interview by Ryan Venables of Western Law's Dr. Randal Graham
http://ping.fm/ubpZb #uwolaw

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Vote for Law is Cool as the Best Canadian Law Blog for 2010. http://bit.ly/c52tgi
LinkedIn Adds Martindale-Hubbel Ratings http://bit.ly/c94oek Could this help make it the major ratings site in Canada?

Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Charter Right to Criticize a Prof http://bit.ly/d3DZDU Judge quashes decision disciplining students who criticized a prof on Facebook

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Tune into Premier @Dalton_McGuinty's remarks today at 12:15pm here: http://bit.ly/aAl28k #olpagm #onpoli #cdnpoli"

Friday, October 15, 2010

Do you really want Rob Ford for Mayor? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOi2wIUCTnA Flip out video. #voteto

Thursday, October 14, 2010

DOJ Review of FBI Investigations — Slaw http://t.co/nYHee3r A review of the Bush years, and what it found.
Sex Workers in British Columbia Launch Their Own Challenges to Canada’s Prostitution Laws http://bit.ly/a3lHm8 (Slaw)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Social Media and Law Student Recruitment http://bit.ly/9yLjqa My article in this month's OBA Sole, Small Firm & General Practice newsletter
Social Media and Law Student Recruitment http://bit.ly/9yLjqa My article in this month's OBA Sole, Small Firm & General Practice newsletter
This is the easy choice: Justice in federal courts the world can respect, or illegal detentions, military tribunals. http://nyti.ms/byXthY

Sunday, October 10, 2010

SCJ Jurisdiction Over Academic Disputes http://bit.ly/cBXDrw Ontario Court may hear a claim properly grounded in contract or tort.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Wise Law Blog: Superior Court Judge on CSIS: A 'Total Willingness to Abrogate and Violate' Charter http://tinyurl.com/34ktvga

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Dean’s Blog — Slaw http://t.co/IV3uV7t Lorne Sossin, Dean of Osgoode Hall, has his own blog now.
Hmm. Toronto Lawyers Association website looks hacked. http://www.tlaonline.ca/ That's probably not good.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Hear me on CBC Radio (French) today, talking about Facebook, social media, and threats of violence. http://bit.ly/cibEo9

Monday, October 4, 2010

G20 fallout provides valuable lessons. http://bit.ly/9xxU23 Column in The Lawyers Weekly.
Comments on Canton's article discussing Black v. Breedan http://bit.ly/bcXf6q

Sunday, October 3, 2010

OBA Online Video Library http://bit.ly/cuvvDl The Advancement of Legal Education and Research Trust educates public, feat. James Morton
UofT Prof Receives Trudeau Foundation Fellowship http://bit.ly/d6HPkH

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010

Families of trapped miners in Chile file $12M lawsuit http://bit.ly/bzbiYN

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Text of the Bedford v. AG Canada Prostitution Case http://bit.ly/cYE0Bc

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ontario women fear hospitals, are disappointed with health care, survey finds http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheGlobeAndMail-Front/~3/2wgAs_uIKr0/
U.S. survey reveals widespread ignorance about religion http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheGlobeAndMail-Front/~3/T7fAvLl8AwQ/
With advertising in decline, will advertisers buy blogs from publishers? http://feeds.lexblog.com/~r/KevinOKeefe/RealLawyersHaveBlogs/~3/DDw-1idUK0I/

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Future of Online Media Is Video http://bit.ly/cv9Lcz I better get me some.

Monday, September 27, 2010

George Galloway Decision Released http://bit.ly/92VyVD
Articling student (me) eyes litigation. http://bit.ly/btvRyI The Lawyers Weekly does a profile on yours truly.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

The Real Truth about Truth in Sentencing — Slaw http://bit.ly/cvbZh5 How Bill C-25 affects Aboriginals more, and could violate the Charter.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Precedent magazine will launch an A - list next week. http://bit.ly/dmlUAL Legal career guide.
“Complex problems are not solved by simple solutions"
http://bit.ly/b1HUGA quote of the week on tough on crime initiatives.
Overtime class actions -Ontario courts provide some clarity on certification requirements in two recent decisions http://is.gd/fpInp
Deterrence isn’t failing because our sentences aren’t long enough but because nobody thinks they are going to get caught. http://bit.ly/aITDxa

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ontario Government to review “secret G20 law” — Slaw http://bit.ly/aRy7sA

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=Sj3bmyg8Vh4 go leafs go. Fight footage. 3 to 1.
“Totally, Totally Illegal” under the Federal Privacy Act http://tinyurl.com/385p9wc Emerging Harper scandal
Social media users more open to developing relationships with brands. http://bit.ly/cmghfw

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Canada v. Merchant Law Group. http://bit.ly/9aTR6J Cris Best at The Court weighs in on legal fees.
Jason Kenney proposes penalty worse than War Measures Act for mass refugee claimants. http://bit.ly/dvMtbk
A Legal Student – Then and Now http://bit.ly/bL3Gh8 More commentary on worth of a lawyer and inter-jurisdictional study in global conflict

Monday, September 20, 2010

It’s chic to be geek. http://bit.ly/bggZcy On Nerd Night in Toronto. (Nerd is the new Cool)
The Angry Rich http://nyti.ms/a2K3aO To find real political rage, look at the very privileged; craziness has gone mainstream.
Tea Party star, Christine O'Donnell, was a part-time Wiccan (please don't call her a witch) http://bit.ly/dedIj2
What is a lawyer worth? My 2nd column in The Lawyers Weekly http://bit.ly/ajIDKA
Perfume That Makes You Smell Like a Library http://bit.ly/cwxWao Please hide from all law students. Please.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

It Finally Over? (Not Quite) http://bit.ly/cXjUNR More on the end of big law, and some significant changes to come.
Using Shari’ah to Protect Women under the Common Law — Slaw http://t.co/KnciL8i Jordanian woman had her Nikkah contract upheld in US court

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Sun Media prints retraction and apology over Ezra Levant's rant on George Soros. http://bit.ly/cmzFRN We knew this was coming.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Time to rein in G20 ‘secret law’ http://bit.ly/cHbV4S Great editorial on Public Works Protection Act. #g20 #g20report
The Vatican as a State http://ow.ly/1qRx5w Liability against head of RCC for child molestation? Unlikely, but interesting notion.
Possible human rights traps in using social media for hiring process. http://bit.ly/csdqRC Free e-book from Donna Seale.
GCreep: Google Engineer Stalked Teens, Spied on Chats http://bit.ly/bCfsIE
War on Terror: Jurisdiction as Fulcrum Between Law & Justice http://bit.ly/bhUMhU "While the CL may not brood, Lady Justice often weeps."

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Why You Should Use A/B Testing On Your Website — Slaw http://bit.ly/avKzOa This is an interesting consideration for web design.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Ottawa’s media rules muzzling federal scientists http://bit.ly/cz8rSr Signs of climate change denial for work funded by taxpayers.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

HRTO Complaint Against Windsor Law http://bit.ly/c3Ppg6
The Trouble with Billionaires http://bit.ly/bRDHmF Why philanthropy by the very rich is actually bad for our society.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Majority of people's time online is spent -- on Facebook! http://bit.ly/difnhL
U.S. past haunts Canadian future http://bit.ly/97N0oH
Is the U.S. Tea Party movement seeping into Tim Horton’s territory, Canada? http://bit.ly/cLSzcC
US soldiers 'killed Afghan civilians for sport and collected fingers as trophies' http://bit.ly/aCStnf

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Law firm reputation management: who’s keeping watch? — Slaw http://t.co/DMB1Nin

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Shana tova
2010 Student Blawger of the Year - Ahsan Mirza of The Court. http://bit.ly/9lPLQk

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

1st ever Law is Cool http://bit.ly/9fEbkx & The Court http://bit.ly/cizs16 collaboration; Piedra v. Copper Mesa Mining Corp
Articling Students Worry About Ageism in Law Firms http://bit.ly/bTiaby My 1st column in The Lawyers Weekly.
It’s time for law firms to get serious about diversity http://bit.ly/9EUyqK

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Ontario Personal Injury Reforms and Catastrophic Update http://bit.ly/b1qmwX The new SABS regime and definition of catastrophic injuries.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

The Humpty Dumpty Ruling http://bit.ly/c30bRd Mackay v. Canada (Attorney General)

Friday, September 3, 2010

Incrimination by TwitPic — Slaw http://t.co/m62nUH2 Paris Hilton busted by Twitter.
Last G20 detainee released on bail http://bit.ly/dovGX2 That seems like a while.
Lawyers question why Blair admitted G20 policing mistakes http://bit.ly/chrHZZ
What Stephen Harper has in common with Glenn Beck http://bit.ly/dxG7Qb
Hospital mergers: A bitter pill to swallow http://bit.ly/bqiqME Better communications can assist the process.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Jet purchase ‘shreds’ Conservative fiscal reputation http://bit.ly/bROOmS

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010

Infamy and Internet infamy: Is there a difference? http://bit.ly/cF48Ug Ignore what happens online at your own peril.
Older people prefer negative news about young people http://bit.ly/cTcV2H This headline will not count.
How to social network your way to a new job http://bit.ly/bOLNWr
In Afghanistan, Buying Friends Doesn't Buy Loyalty: http://www.npr.org/129510496 allies you pay can be fickle and fleeting
Google makes bid to Hollywood for streaming movies via YouTube http://bit.ly/9Gd3e3

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Is Canada the best-kept secret in the U.S.? http://bit.ly/azlyQ2 Could we attract lawyers from American to our country?

Friday, August 27, 2010

Does Jason Kenney remind of you of the Tea Party? There's a reason for that. http://bit.ly/bB4cWA

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Canadian Clinical Legal Eduation Conference http://bit.ly/cxH4Xe UWO Law hosting conference on how law school can be better.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Blawg Review #278 - Recognizing the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition http://bit.ly/cCesLP

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Mixed Martial Arts Coming to Ontario http://bit.ly/cSdo34

Friday, August 20, 2010

Social media could be civic election game changer in Calgary. http://bit.ly/aEIanH

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

GPS Tracking Trojan Hidden In Android App http://bit.ly/bp0pcC

Monday, August 16, 2010

Family Matters with J Harvey Brownstone in new issue of The Lawyers Weekly. http://bit.ly/duKQ35 Includes a photo and interview of me.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Greetings from Niagara — Slaw http://bit.ly/byholD

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

McQuaig: F-35 jets are useless without war http://bit.ly/aycd1Y

Monday, August 9, 2010

2 signs traditional law firm model is over: 1) big firms not making money 2) small firms doing new things http://bit.ly/bgw7sn

Sunday, August 8, 2010

BlackBerry Deal Reached in KSA — Slaw: http://bit.ly/9KeBw1

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Want a job at @HicksMorley? Here's their hiriing process. http://bit.ly/aMgZpq An inside look at the student hiring decision — Slaw

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The informed articling interview http://bit.ly/aBxmlx

Monday, August 2, 2010

La Presse reveals that Stephen Harper relied on data from long census form for his master's thesis. http://su.pr/1QpLpQ via Doug Ferguson
Socioeconomic status predicts cancer survival http://yhoo.it/a55fRE

Sunday, August 1, 2010

BlackBerries are used for terrorism. http://bit.ly/auLZKe Seriously, there are even countries banning it.
Review of UK Takeover Bid Regulations http://bit.ly/aYccCF
Hip-Hop and the Law http://bit.ly/9d6ZvJ New series on Law is Cool by incoming Yale Law student.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Trial Courts Must Hold Hearing on Motion to Enforce Settlement- Unless the Hearing Is Unnecessary http://bit.ly/9LOmZF

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Long-Term Strategies for the Long-Tail http://bit.ly/avvi8j Why lawyers need to be online to survive in the new legal market.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Depressed People Make Better Lawyers http://bit.ly/dw4DNP Oh great.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Google Pulls Nexus Phone from Website — Slaw: http://bit.ly/ct8ePJ via @addthis

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

e-copy of my GIS text chapter now available online, starting at US$20 for 24-hr access. http://bit.ly/cqaklb

Monday, July 19, 2010

It’s not wise to sell Toronto Hydro http://bit.ly/aSQLYK #VoteTO

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Questions about the David Cowling Lawsuit — Slaw http://bit.ly/aoU7gB

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Do you think the Yellow Pages are still "The Way" to promote your practice? http://bit.ly/bVQ28w

Friday, July 16, 2010

"the largest procurement deal in the history of the country is single-sourced; it's not a competitive deal" http://bit.ly/cBXCI0 #cdnpoli
Law firm partners: send the elevator back down: http://bit.ly/aFBzks

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Tea Party billboard in Iowa linking Obama, Hitler removed http://bit.ly/dwdxRu

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The greatest mass arrest in Canadian history. http://bit.ly/b0ETP9 And CPC is trying to block any inquiry.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Google Will Move Ahead in China — Slaw: http://bit.ly/9EiA4C

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Fast Company is searching for 2010's Most Influential Person Online. You are more influential than you think. http://fcinf.com/v/a3m6
New brochure, projects and resources on Jews and Muslims working together. http://bit.ly/aSHS5Q

Friday, July 9, 2010

G20 fence law probe 'top priority': ombudsman http://yhoo.it/bJdcCG

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Former UWO Law Dean Appointed Governor-General http://bit.ly/aiwvhw

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Gas prices to rise 2.5 cents overnight http://bit.ly/cXBkRH

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone is doing a filming in Victoria next week. http://bit.ly/bQpbYi Buy your tickets now.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Bay Street takes blackout in stride http://bit.ly/8Z6MmZ
Personal Branding: A Rose by Any Other Name http://bit.ly/bJDKcI How many lawyers actually do this though?

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Injection Marketing Undermines Credibility http://bit.ly/95YGyN Please don't promote yourself _all_ the time when online; sometimes is okay.
The Canadian Facebook Privacy Class Action http://bit.ly/aobC6c

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone. Episode 1: http://bit.ly/bOvpwd Episode 2: http://bit.ly/dzR3uF
Walkom: The G20 summit’s grim lessons for civil liberties http://bit.ly/axiaan

Friday, July 2, 2010

The ins and outs of law firm mergers http://ow.ly/26e3d Quotes Ian Holloway, Dean of UWO Law

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Happy Law Students and Happier Lawyers?!? http://bit.ly/awWLtu

Sunday, June 27, 2010

When Cities are Laid to Waste http://bit.ly/9meRxB Should municipalities like Toronto be given more constitutional power to say no to #g20?

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Presentation I gave to TO police in 2006 emphasizing vulnerability of minority & disabled populations. http://bit.ly/b0SebJ
"Deaf protester expected in court today" http://bit.ly/bkBwlq

Friday, June 25, 2010

The Secret G20 Law Nobody Heard About http://bit.ly/cwNiA2

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Insite Leave Granted to SCC http://bit.ly/cnSoXU
SCOTUS Rules on Conrad Black http://bit.ly/9w3hK4

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Best #EarthquakeTO Tweets. http://bit.ly/durmGr
Injunction Sought Against Sound Cannons http://bit.ly/915BaP CLC and CCLA claim violation of Reg 926 of the Police Services Act.
Final copy of "A Trial to End All Terrorism" as published in WRLSI now available online: http://bit.ly/6Iwp6U

Monday, June 21, 2010

Get on headhunters' radar http://bit.ly/d9uAQe How to get a job in the legal field isn't really that different, after law school.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Selected Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Canadian Law Student Conference are now available online. http://bit.ly/aaO10T WRLSI Apr 2010
Is There Any Leisure in Law? http://bit.ly/b2tQTs

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Health Blawg by David Harlow hosts Blawg Review #268 http://healthblawg.typepad.com/healthblawg/2010/06/blawg-review-268.html
Fortress Toronto: Secrets of the G20 fence. http://bit.ly/ckyE9g

Friday, June 18, 2010

What are lawyers charging? http://bit.ly/aTxPWL New Canadian Lawyer survey released.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Omar Ha-Redeye, Juris Doctor (Convocation tomorrow)
Liberals table proposals to prevent abuse of prorogation http://bit.ly/bZnKhe
Podcast: Chris Bredt and BLG Climbing a Mountain http://bit.ly/ajWsrD
Colvin understood that troop safety and mission success depend on model Western behaviour. http://bit.ly/a9vjrD #cdnpoli

Monday, June 14, 2010

Why do law firms die? http://bit.ly/ai6ZgL 1) Leadership 2) Strategy 3) Financial Dispute
At 100 million Canada would be a force to be reckoned with. http://bit.ly/90skdI But can we attract the immigrants here without xenophobia?
"More immigration would allow country to be a global player" http://bit.ly/ci7ARo

Sunday, June 13, 2010

"Don’t Feed The Trolls: Fostering Civil Online Dialogue and Exchange of Ideas" http://bit.ly/cABoHM
ICC Resolution on Crime of Aggression http://bit.ly/94EUVa
Not connecting on LinkedIn can damage your reputation. http://bit.ly/cacpiT Find me here: http://bit.ly/95c6gO

Friday, June 11, 2010

G20 summit will mean huge traffic headaches for TO. http://bit.ly/aOB00y
Blind Students Sue Law Schools Over Online Applications http://bit.ly/cp5tKL
"Getting Divorced? Now There are Apps Even for That" http://bit.ly/cn06tw
Pro Tip: Law school is not a great way to avoid the bad job market, kill time, or remain debt-free. http://n.pr/9tz7k9

Thursday, June 10, 2010

‘If I Had a Billion Dollars’ I’d Build Toronto a Lake http://bit.ly/dAHBiL

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

BP buys "oil spill." http://bit.ly/cvu8L2

Monday, June 7, 2010

Here's what Toronto needs - a $2 million fake indoor lake to impress everyone who comes here for G20. http://bit.ly/cWdAmV

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Family Matters: Intro Episode http://bit.ly/c1yAtZ
"BP is spending at least $7,500 a day to own the top position on searches related to the oil spill on Google" http://bit.ly/dfXGce

Saturday, June 5, 2010

G20 summit forces Bay Street to move house http://bit.ly/agEqZJ

Friday, June 4, 2010

Annual Meeting of the World Institute for Research and Publication (WIRP) http://bit.ly/9uCLKc I'm presenting a couple papers here.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Family Matters with Harvey Brownstone - New online TV show with sitting judge, aims to inform the public about fam law http://bit.ly/bxmGuM

Monday, May 31, 2010

Legal Problems in Ontario? You're Not Alone. http://bit.ly/cjZJof Internet and unbundled legal services might be part of the solution.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

R&R Act Fails 1st Nations in B.C. http://bit.ly/aqnE81
Canada and the spill http://bit.ly/dsHhGS Are our environmental regs here enough to prevent a spill in our waters?

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Advice from lawyer of the week: follow your heart and passions. http://bit.ly/cPk2sd

Friday, May 28, 2010

Deciphering sides in Canada's ‘culture wars’ http://bit.ly/crHrCy
Australia launches legal action over Japan whaling http://bit.ly/c1p1UW
Ontario aims to put more physicians on salary http://bit.ly/cA5fnH

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Admissibility of E-Mail Apologies in R. v. S.G.T. — Slaw http://bit.ly/c024ZG
Irwin Law’s Canadian Online Legal Dictionary: Its online. Its free. Its Canadian. http://bit.ly/9RUDrF via @slaw_dot_ca

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

First human 'infected with computer virus' http://bit.ly/bZRf8R
An iPhone App for IP Lawyers http://bit.ly/doOFXP
suspected misconduct by lawyers for Guantánamo Bay detainees http://bit.ly/9ZSLsj

Sunday, May 23, 2010

U.S. turns up heat on BP over spill http://bit.ly/c7xQ6p
Facebook CEO: “We’ve Made a Bunch of Mistakes” http://bit.ly/cfzCmM Ya think?

Saturday, May 22, 2010

No end in sight to offshore oil moratorium, federal minister says http://bit.ly/9V7Vz6
Families of murdered Bosnians fight for Canadian justice
Tainted-water case goes to Supreme Court. Could have big impact on environmental lawsuits http://bit.ly/8ZcGqJ
The economic effects of disenfranchisement. http://bit.ly/abGUAg Why racism actually costs us money.

Friday, May 21, 2010

More on Wigmore in R. v. National Post (2010) http://bit.ly/b7Wiyo

Monday, May 17, 2010

Do Political Donations Still Make Sense for Law Firms? http://bit.ly/d01o0M
"LinkedIn grows beyond job seekers’ realm" http://bit.ly/9Q5WZj Now used for finding expertise, leveraging the web.
Gabriella Nagy of Toronto sues Rogers Wireless for invasion of privacy, breach of k for exposing her affair http://bit.ly/ctdElo

Sunday, May 16, 2010

A New Vote on Abortion? http://bit.ly/9RBUJr Not sure who would win if there was.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

The sinister side of Caller ID spoofing. http://bit.ly/cc7Kpp
I'm participating in the Collingwood Conference: Imagining Ontario's Future.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Health care back on front burner in poll http://bit.ly/9Na0oY Now #1 issue in Canada.
Cellphones Now Used More for Data Than for Calls
Justice Binnie of the Supreme Court of Canada just joined my Facebook fan page. Way cool.
At the Law Society of Upper Canada's 5th Annual Solo & Small-Firm Conference in Toronto.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Susskind: Does the Law Society know that there’s an internet generation? http://bit.ly/cyE7y2
Full-Body Scanners Still Raise Many Legal Concerns http://bit.ly/bKPpWu Naked pics already distributed - I had no idea.
Articling positions are cool too http://bit.ly/bOATbn We're trying to help those #lawstudents still looking, and the firms who want to hire.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Governments Shirking Responsibility: The St. Clair Streetcar Class Action http://bit.ly/blSBd2

Monday, May 10, 2010

How to capitalize on your 5 minutes of fame. http://bit.ly/b5MGJR

Sunday, May 9, 2010

WSJ: Googling yourself is no longer about vanity, but more like an act of self-preservation: http://bit.ly/aJlv4X
EU determined to stop wolf-pack market behavior that will tear weaker countries apart http://bit.ly/cwy1Jk
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom to Waiver of Tort Resolution http://bit.ly/d9uX50 Class certified in Mazda v. Koubi, but case law on waiver still unclear.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Bloggers and Tweeters Are Different From MSM http://bit.ly/bgGF1r Yes, they're using the word "tweet" at the SCC (R. v. National Post)
We all need to stand up against bullies. http://bit.ly/acLYZz

Thursday, May 6, 2010

All Schooled Up, With No Place to Go http://bit.ly/afrODQ an unemployed law grad looks a lot like an unemployed college grad.
Are the new Pampers diapers safe for your kids? Well, it depends. http://bit.ly/aJFbf1
TorStar buying CanWest might be the best thing ever. http://bit.ly/cZVYPn We might actually get our country back.
Fear of trial delays civil cases http://bit.ly/cjbSlO
#CPC MP Devinder Shory implicated in alleged mortgage scam worth millions http://bit.ly/aB7QPM

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Tweets are Almost the New Quotes http://bit.ly/9zLGA8 New Twitter function could avoid screenshot/upload combo - if the bugs are fixed.
Charter applies to foreign governments acting overseas? R. v. Mathur, 2010 ONCA 311 http://bit.ly/ahVMJw
Charter applies to foreign governments acting overseas? R. v. Mathur, 2010 ONCA 311, released online today via @MortonsMusings
Warman v. Wilkins-Fournier: Balancing Disclosure, Privacy, and Freedom of Expression in Internet Defamation Cases http://bit.ly/aWUS39
"Can ignoring social media kill a career?" http://bit.ly/c9RPcj

Monday, May 3, 2010

Spider-Man Thwarts Robbery in Australia. http://bit.ly/dquUay

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Fear of Assault Charges Dissuades Good Samaritans
http://bit.ly/cepthQ Elderly man robbed on TTC & reason for no intervention troubling.
Happy Law Day (US)! http://bit.ly/ac8yEw

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The danger of judicial activism now comes from the right, not the left http://bit.ly/aw7AYy

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Thomas Hagan, one of Malcolm X's assassins, is finally released on parole. http://bit.ly/bBaI3o

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

SCOTUSblog » Anonymity for political activists?: http://bit.ly/dl16rz
Bay Street law firm accused of 'fiasco' in Conrad Black case http://bit.ly/d852pd Allegations of professional misconduct.
Coming Up PR interviews me in a podcast. http://bit.ly/9oHWYZ Some promising PR practitioners here.
Huge Class Action To Go Forward Against Wal-Mart http://bit.ly/adOq1o

Monday, April 26, 2010

How Freelancers are Using Social Media for Real Results http://bit.ly/9CBeWD
Rolling Anton Pillar Order Set Aside - Improper use of John Doe http://bit.ly/abCLze Vinod Chopra Films Private Limited v. John Doe (2010)
Rolling Anton Pillar order set aside.
http://bit.ly/abCLze Vinod Chopra Films Private Limited et al. v. John Doe (2010)

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Go Pirate on Facebook. uʍop ǝpısdn ɹo http://bit.ly/dua9MC New beta settings would make for a great prank.
MWM Seeking Lawyer for Fake CraigsList Hookups http://bit.ly/duR3In Fake sex ads on CraigsList can lead to trouble, even criminal charges.
SWM Seeking Lawyer for Fake CraigsList Hookups http://bit.ly/duR3In Fake sex ads on CraigsList can lead to trouble, even criminal charges.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

"At the midpoint on the journey of life, I found myself in a dark forest, for the clear path was lost" - The Divine Comedy via Dantes Infero
How Rahim met Nazim http://bit.ly/dbNUqH
"Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the G_D." - Tehillim 34:11 via Legion (2010) http://bit.ly/9yzTrR

Friday, April 23, 2010

"Are We Any Closer to a Paperless Office?"
"Facebook Now Drives More Traffic to Key Sites Than Google" http://bit.ly/cmpDGR

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Guess what? Wikipedia is being used at the Federal Court. And judges are not happy about it. http://bit.ly/dh0M3h

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

"The reasons we go to war always matters... What's going 2 happen next time we need people to trust us?" - Green Zone http://bit.ly/cDjYIE
Is the end of online anonymity in Canada near? http://bit.ly/9R1Ofz Recent cases suggest increasing scrutiny of online commenting practices.
"Tolls are inevitable in the GTA" http://bit.ly/cptBNq #VoteTO

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Hutton [Guardian]: "Now we know the truth. The financial meltdown wasn't a mistake – it was a con." http://bit.ly/9GEpLb
Spend a fraction of your conference budgets by sending delegates virtually. http://bit.ly/9wwEzV Site-seeing not as spectacular though.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Air marshals are being arrested faster than air marshals are making arrests. http://bit.ly/9oGvZ2 And cost $200m per arrest.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

What if u are kidnapped, locked in a basement without internet access or ur legal materials, and forced to draft memos? http://bit.ly/alg39J
"The strongest criticisms of multiculturalism often come from people who have little or no contact with minorities." http://bit.ly/c04W6d

Saturday, April 17, 2010

"Former Blackwater head facing charges" http://bit.ly/9qn48p I think we need to redefine our definition of "hero."

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Do women have to "become like men" to truly succeed in law? http://bit.ly/cHizCY (Reading Akerlof on Identity Economics)
Journalists' fear of libel action "is a useful corrective against recklessness." http://bit.ly/arI0Hh

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

"Baby boomers turning to eldercare experts for parents' care" http://bit.ly/dpeibG Opportunity here for health law lawyers.
"CSIS struggles to adapt to new public scrutiny" http://bit.ly/cSKyzs This time we're watching YOU.
Google Launches Twitter Archive http://bit.ly/aJrQdr (and yes, I got to write #bustyhookers in a professional context)

Monday, April 12, 2010

Exam time. Will be hiding for a week and a half.
Disabled voters snubbed http://bit.ly/ag3uzg Bill 231 ducks the accessibility issue
"Persichilli: Be careful what you wish for, Monsieur Duceppe" http://bit.ly/c1MHrL

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Legal Aid Ontario Cutting Funding in Civil Cases http://bit.ly/c88Prz

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Fake News is No News: Is "Unpublishing" the New "Retraction"? http://bit.ly/9XRSip
"As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."
Abraham Lincoln 7/1/1850
A battlefield surgery that will blow your mind. http://bit.ly/bam2cr

Friday, April 9, 2010

Aileen Kavanagh of Oxford U speaking at #uwolaw. http://bit.ly/aJJBDV
Guergis’s future in doubt; husband Jaffer faces more accusations http://bit.ly/cVfzfm We need the whole story here.
Listening to Paul Secunda of Marquette U speaking at #uwolaw. http://bit.ly/bnHgC4

Thursday, April 8, 2010

BigLaw losing out on the hottest legal assignments due to conflicts - investigating and suing banks. http://bit.ly/dCDY2z
The story behind Ex-MP Rahim Jaffer's drunk-driving arrest http://bit.ly/cKDHln "I can get government money easily" That's our money Jaffer.
Can the Island of Tobago pass a law to bind the rights of the whole world? Would the world submit to such a jurisdiction? -Buchanan v Rucker

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

"On the benefits of sweatshops." http://bit.ly/aJvEZ4 Huh?
George Macintosh appointed as amicus curiae in trial-level Re Polygamy http://bit.ly/9xwUlW Potential intervenors must apply by Dec. 15.
"Debt will seed next American revolution" http://bit.ly/953E0w Meanwhile, Canada will profit from attracting investors.
The Making of “Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone” http://bit.ly/dwACBJ New online family law show hosted by a sitting judge.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Book Release: “GIS in Hospital & Healthcare Emergency Management” http://bit.ly/GISBook My chapter in a new book, scheduled release Apr 22
Parity is the new reality. http://bit.ly/aOkdWJ Loonie hits dollar for first time since June 2008.
5 Dysfunctions of Law Firms. http://bit.ly/cJadIM They should start this team-building stuff in law school.

Monday, April 5, 2010

"Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms" http://nyti.ms/arHhzJ Most significant step vs nuclear proliferation in past 50 yrs IMHO
If you don't agree with someone's position on #Israel, you certainly shouldn't turn violent. http://bit.ly/9qrWBs Entirely unacceptable.
Study: 1,550 mile chain of turbines could power entire Atlantic seaboard. http://bit.ly/d3Ibsk
If someone is filing fraudulent lawsuit reports in your name, make sure they spell your name right. http://bit.ly/dmRuQg (Chevron v Ecuador)
A modern-day War of the Worlds scare. http://bit.ly/du5iSg Mayor of Jordanian town threatening to sue.
Deferred Lawyers a Big Hit with Public Interest Organizations http://bit.ly/cFAwIL And public interest lawyers will do what now, exactly?
When Liberals were liberals http://bit.ly/aVXYxG On the Charest Liberals, acting very illiberal
Summary Judgment in Employment Disputes http://bit.ly/cPCFvo
Google expected to make an announcement today about Buzz privacy concerns. http://bit.ly/a5VHqq

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Law, politics, and medicine. http://bit.ly/aTlN8j Republican urologist tells patients that support Obama to go elsewhere.
NJ SC on Employee Privacy Expectations for E-Mails http://bit.ly/agfERY Employee discussed litigation with lawyer on company laptop.
Black pupils routinely marked down by teachers http://bit.ly/9dBRPa Teachers' assessment of children's ability is undermined by stereotyping

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Simon Singh possesses two things that matter. “He has a wallet,” said his lawyer Robert Dougans, “and he has balls.” http://bit.ly/btWXX7
An octopus with a leg up on all the others. http://bit.ly/9EfgUg This one had 9.
"Beyond the niqab: lessons in tolerance" http://bit.ly/ciLSme Narrative of Canadian living and teaching women in Yemen.

Friday, April 2, 2010

"The battle over raw milk will spill into the future" http://bit.ly/beDzof Milk farmers planning to appeal BC decision.
Hands-free devices legal — but unsafe http://bit.ly/aDL048
Ontario will limit hospital executives’ pay to curb soaring health-care costs. http://bit.ly/98tpCm

Thursday, April 1, 2010

"Tories release 6,200 more redacted pages on Afghan detainees" http://bit.ly/c2ltYv
My personal take on the unconstitutionality of Bill 94. http://bit.ly/b6bZcM Because several people have already asked me.
SCC grants leave today in internet hyperlink defamation case: Crookes v. Newton http://tinyurl.com/yjnvllj Online rep mgt goes mainstream
Legal Fools Abound. http://bit.ly/cjwrqo Legal Post takes it this April 1st.
It's no joke - Scalia leads 5-4 SCOTUS decision opening Fed Cts to more class actions http://tinyurl.com/yk6on3q big blow to business
The Funniest April Fools Jokes http://bit.ly/aPad9s

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

CPC rejects our primary best option for isotopes. http://bit.ly/9pchXo Our health is too expensive, too long-term a priority.
What is the Liberal Party of Canada's Platform? http://bit.ly/bYeqWj We can certainly do better than this.
So much for "climategate." http://bit.ly/c82Gwn Scientists vindicated from any allegations of scientific tampering.
Potential Liability For Hyperlinking in Crookes v. Newton (BCCA) http://bit.ly/dyWSoA need to reform Internet libel law still stands
"Are lawyers like white-collar auto workers?" http://bit.ly/9TylRR "no. Autoworkers are better paid."
"Why Québéc Cannot and Should not Ban the Niqab" http://bit.ly/aiyRzk Written by a couple of good friends.
Ontario will regulate retirement homes. http://bit.ly/9g31L1 Disclosure of true cost of care, zero tolerance for abuse or neglect.
"Quebec should leave religious paranoia to the French" http://bit.ly/9wXuHo
Student-to-Faculty Ratio in US Law Schools 7.6:1 in 2038? http://bit.ly/9v6Qu8 Teaching less, research more, increase tuition.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

"Canada's failed asylum seekers will be shown the door" http://bit.ly/aGrkbO
"Career Alternatives for Attorneys: Private Investigation / Business Intelligence" http://bit.ly/aWSZ0S Sounds like fun.
Bill 94 is insulting, and dismisses women as sub-human. http://bit.ly/d7gDn7
French Council of State concludes niqab ban would violate Eu Convn of Human Rights. http://bit.ly/93mfDc So much for Quebec's example.
How to Take Your Law Firm Paperless: Luigi Benetton gives some tips on how to go paperless at The Lawyers Weekly. http://bit.ly/bvQXA

Monday, March 29, 2010

NY Ct puts an end to "lawyer's trick" that treated DNA like any other chemical.
Marcia Ramírez spoke at #uwo today on her suit v Copper Mesa. http://bit.ly/awWqM5 Interesting in light of Bill C300 #cdnpoli
Quebec's niqab ban could violate Charter. http://bit.ly/aZjiO4 Ya think?
Jazz Air drops suit v Toronto Port Authority and Porter Airlines Inc.
http://bit.ly/dienpN Air Canada continues on.
US "officially" wants Canada to say in #Afghanistan. http://bit.ly/b7ha8H What will #Harper say?
"Quebec's niqab bill is unclear, sloppy and poorly-written" http://bit.ly/caCeWM All the better to strike you down with my dear.
Contingency work in US can pay big. http://bit.ly/b7Msi8 $400m big. That's way McKool.
How can a city attract the world’s best and brightest people and still produce only average economic results? http://bit.ly/9MbU6Q Traffic.
Report: Racial profiling alive and well in Montreal. http://bit.ly/b2Icga
"Content doesn’t make something viral; people are the primary source of powering social objects" http://bit.ly/aJ6yjq
Could you be charged for _not_ Tweeting? http://bit.ly/9uDWet

Sunday, March 28, 2010

#CPC will attempt Senate reform, again. http://bit.ly/9e5g65 This time with a Senate majority.
Slidecast (with audio) of paper presented recently in Windsor on Afghan war and terrorism: http://bit.ly/aZsBs3
How Toronto could secede from Ontario. http://bit.ly/aWLkgw (not sure that's a great idea though)

Friday, March 26, 2010

5 political lessons from healthcare fight http://bit.ly/bZ6GIl Be partisan, a bully, offensive, use muscle, play long (interesting strategy)
Could that Legal Aid case lead to you reaching into your pocket? http://bit.ly/aXGsAI Quick look at SCC in Cunningham suggests it might...
New model of mentorship is networked http://tgam.ca/Kar Access large number of different people with different skills.
Jane Stewart http://bit.ly/90IC3y is speaking to my labour law class this morning at #uwolaw. #lpc #cdnpoli

Thursday, March 25, 2010

“It got done when the lawyers got involved” http://nyti.ms/cj4NKb Why law is a better choice than medicine for helping people.
Canadian police rolling out their Hummer on steroids. http://bit.ly/cY7Cbe Will be used for high-risk situations.
Remind Rush Limbaugh he promised to move to Costa Rica if HCR passed. And that they have national health care too. http://nyti.ms/avmIW1

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Listening to CJ Warren K Winkler of the ONCA speaking at UWO Law.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Here's another war we lost - the "War on Drugs." http://bit.ly/abYArS Report finds increasing levels of drug-market violence.
Ont has suspended MD fast track program. http://bit.ly/cfCpRo teaching hospitals have no space this year, applicants left hanging
Eu Ct of Justice rules in Google Adwords case with Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH). http://bit.ly/b8AtZi Both sides think they won.
Job Postings for Canadian Lawyers on LinkedIn http://bit.ly/bzokKF Why don't we see more recruiters using this site?

Monday, March 22, 2010

"Paranoid man claims he is being followed on Twitter." http://bit.ly/ceUiU1