Friday, September 30, 2011

Big celebrations today over the Suprme Court of Canada's decision over the Insite injection clinic.
Drug injection clinic's fate rides on top court ruling Insite ruling expected today.
Law cracks down on digital piracy in Canada
Access to information a democratic right

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Are judges are above politics? Canadian Judicial Council: judges should never have to answer to politicians.
Lawyers exempt from money-laundering laws BCSC strikes down law that would compel lawyers against clients.
Teen wins nearly $184,000 in suit against grandmother -
Ont. dairy farmer vows to fight conviction for selling raw milk
Law Librarian Blog: Thomson Reuters in Turmoil: Danger Alert, It's Time for "Chiefs" to Duck and Cover
Who’s insuring your insurance? Actually this has crossed my mind. And my desk.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Coffee may reduce depression risk - Health - CBC News Thank goodness. And I do mean goodness.
Avoiding a communications breakdown with your client
B.C. mom suing kids for financial support - CTV News
Dealing With an Identity Hijacked on the Online Highway #repmgt
Judge Brownstone Goes Primetime - Interview in The Lawyers Weekly - September 30, 2011 - Page 2-3
Twitter may be best source of timely news on niche subjects for lawyers
Mad Men and Pan Am: television’s revisionist history

Sunday, September 25, 2011

ACCLO Tips and Tricks from the Trade — Slaw
Only Advanced-Degree Holders See Wage Gains Finally, some stats showing the advantages of a law degree.
A rare look at the inner-workings of the Supreme Court of Canada - The Globe and Mail

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Facebook's Timeline will be boon for hackers - Computerworld

Friday, September 23, 2011

McGill law student files complaint over blackface - Montreal - CBC News
Federal Court slaps Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan for publishing Privacy Commissioner finding identifying complainant

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Google Plus: One Network to Rule them All Google+ for everyone, and why you should too.
Foursquare Now Keeps Home Addresses Private
Healthcare Marketing Goes Mobile - eMarketer
Staff, social media policies and managing risk

Monday, September 19, 2011

HEC administrators apologize for students' blackface stunt Filmed by a law student at UofM.
The Lawyers Weekly names me as one of the top dozen social media influencers practicing law in Canada

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Family Law Profiled at Opening of the Ontario Courts — Slaw

Friday, September 16, 2011

How Paul Martin would fix the world - The Globe and Mail
Appeals Court Reinstates $675,000 File Sharing Verdict | Threat Level |
Concussions front and centre as new season begins -
Thoughtful Legal Management David Bilinsky gives me a mention on his site.
Norton Rose (@NortonRoseGroup) and the timely launch of its anticorruption team "It’s just a coincidence."
Defining the ‘Meaningful’ – Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association Ontario v. Fraser This will be good...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ontario judge hits the airwaves.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Why mandatory minimum sentences cost billions—and don’t reduce crime
Live chat: Jameel Jaffer on civil liberties after 9/11 - The Globe and Mail On Now!
U.K. Law Firms Seek a Different Kind of Diversity Firms try to hire attorneys with more socioeconomic diversity.
Domain names are ‘property’: Ont. CA Co. v. Lojas Renner S.A., [2011] O.J. No. 3576
Libel ruling unleashes bloggers Lawyers Weekly on Baglow v. Smith, [2011] O.J. No. 3886.
World at risk of second financial heart attack Need to give up addiction to debt-fuelled growth.
Why SpongeBob is a bad influence - The Globe and Mail

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Moment of Silence I'm keeping my mouth shut today. There has got to be a better way than war.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

There's no free lunch, judge says Statutory Interpretation of tax exemptions in the Pink Elephant case.
Class-action suit claims Full Tilt Poker kept users' money

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Ontario judge’s showmanship leads to TV series The Globe covers our show!
Looking for work? Try Canada
As the U.S. economy collapses, more and more Americans seek jobs north of the border

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Authenticity brings wealth, entrepreneur advises Making money is not the end of all success #wordsofwisdom
Journal Article Proposes Two Tracks in Canadian Defamation Law — Slaw
Leadership is not about having an executive position or holding public office. [video]
Can class actions tackle social wrongs? Interview with me in The Law Times
Publish-or-perish: Peer review and the corruption of science

Monday, September 5, 2011

Ontario Liberal Party Released Platform for 2011 Election
Examination For Discovery Upcoming? Don't Forget to Google Yourself Probably a good idea...
Why doctors hate online reviews - PopRX - #repmgt
In E-Mail Age, Postal Service Struggles to Avoid a Default - And yet we can't serve pleadings via e-mail.
"Twitter Terrorists" Could Get 30 Years in Prison
A legal will is worth the time and money - The Globe and Mail
Why merit — not ideology — should govern SCC appointments
National standards won’t make cookie-cutter law schools: deans

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Online Defamation on Political Blogs in Baglow v. Smith Claim in an ongoing political dispute dismissed on summary j.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Check out the promo video for Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone Coming soon to a station near you

Friday, September 2, 2011

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone will show on CHCH in the GTA on Tues at 10:30. Tune in starting Sept. 13
Toronto police probe fraud allegations at York University

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Google launches Canadian online movie service You Tube movies opened in Canada yesterday.
WikiLeaks editorial accuses Guardian of exposing unredacted US cables - The Globe and Mail