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