Monday, October 31, 2011

‘Free massage’ was sexual assault, Ottawa judge concludes Massage salon owner seduced male victim via Facebook.
92-year-old can't prove age, refused booze - Weird News
Copyrighting Costumes Of course the lawyers have to run it. This time it's Power Rangers outfits.
Social media preferable to knowledge management for law firms Has anyone told the law firms out here yet?
Duty to defend: Insurer attempts to discharge its duty by tendering its limits
The look: The fine line between job description and discrimination Great piece as usual by Stuart Rudner.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Google Refused Law Enforcement Request To Pull Police Brutality Video
Yang v. The County of Simcoe Ont SCJ approves amended claim to $25m increase on eve of trial.
Costs Award in Baglow v. Smith — Slaw
Toronto Sun: ‘Generous’ accident benefits? Ontario has the lowest minor injury benefits in the country.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

New Einsteins will be scientists that share Collaboration, not competitiveness, will foster innovation of future

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Role of Tribunals in Fighting Hatred Online My column in The Lawyers Weekly, October 28, 2011.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Trigger-Happy Plaintiff Feels the Blowback for Initiating SLAPP Action Scory v. Krannitz, 2011 BCSC 1344
Crash dummies Women more likely to sustain injuries in a car accident because safety features designed for men
Who Owns Your Identity on the Social Web? #repmgt
A Recent Law Grad’s Fledgling Attempt at Revenge on His Law School
Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin formally welcomes new colleagues to the court
Norton Rose loses 'great leader' over merger
Facebook Facing a $138,000 Fine For Holding Deleted User Data

Thursday, October 20, 2011

RIM could face lawsuits for BlackBerry problems -
Dropbox Will Simplify Your Life - See how the cloud can simplify your bookflow - or your lawflow too.
Lawyers preparing clemency bid for the only Canadian on American death-row
A Little Small Justice How the City of Toronto handles claims under $10,000. Good to know for anyone bringing a claim.
Ontario Hospital Association releases 2011 Strategic Indicators Report

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Private Ontario clinics not regularly inspected until 2010
Meet the Tar Sands PR Wizard Mother Jones takes a look at Ezra Levant's tactics, hailing back to big tobacco.
Update on SLAPPs : Law is Cool
Letter to a Law Student — Slaw
Chinese Commercial Law – in English — Slaw Links to some reviews on books for those interested in Chinese trade law.

Monday, October 17, 2011

How we succeed by failing The truth is, you usually have to fail to succeed.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Meet the Guy Who Snitched on Occupy Wall Street to the FBI and NYPD
Open Court Principle Does Not Apply to EDs Court rules you cannot bring a blogger to your cross examination. Go figure.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

4 Ways to Protect the Reputation of Your Small Business Online
Lawsuit launched to remove politicians in B.C.
English-sounding names hold edge for job seekers in survey Employers “significantly discriminate” against applicants.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Bachmann’s Years at Oral Roberts University Her law education involved an unusual experiment.
Time to adapt to social media – or face the consequences
What the Wall Street protests mean in Canada - The Globe and Mail
Bystanders morally obligated to perform CPR on heart attack victims, physicians say But legally, once you start...
IRPP: No National Securities Regulator Needed — Slaw
Canada does not need a national securities commission: study

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Your Social Media Policy May Need Revamping Overbroad may hurt bottom line.
Technology & Marketing Law Blog: Google Defeats Class Certification in Keyword Ad Lawsuit--FPX v. Google

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Don Cherry’s remarks could launch lawsuit: report
Social Media Presence More Important Than Social Media Ads - eMarketer
Waiting for the future of medicine "Genomic researchers may have oversold what they can deliver"
Waitress shames bully customer on Facebook

Monday, October 10, 2011

U.N. report: Internet access is a human right - Los Angeles Times
Feds muzzle scientist over salmon study
Justice minister dismisses lawyers' sentencing resolution - Canada - CBC News

Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Precautionary Principle and Judicial Deference Sierra Club Canada v. Ontario (Natural Resources & Transportation)
Appeals court dismisses class-action lawsuit against Inco
ICBC releases Top 10 list of laughable driving cellphone excuses
Finding value of intellectual property is far from patently obvious
Make bike helmets an election issue in B.C.
Why isn't it a car law that all the lights go on? -
Texas woman sues PD for forcing her to listen to Rush Limbaugh
There's a lot to lose by not wearing a bike helmet A catastrophic head injury can take more than your life away

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Legal Ethics in An Age of Technology Check out our video from the talk at #LSUCethics

Friday, October 7, 2011

U.S. lawmakers, advocates split over teen internet privacy
Work-life balance: the impossible dream?
Majority of Canadians underestimate financial burden of divorce: BMO They should watch our show, @FamilyMatters_
Montreal religious order to pay $18M to sex-abuse victims
Judge OKs new evidence in Saudi doctor’s legal fight with University of Ottawa over firing
Renewing the Debate on Anti-SLAPP Legislation in Ontario : Law is Cool
The 2011 Maclean’s Law School Rankings... wait, we don't believe anything they say after they called us rats...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Critics say new B.C. privacy laws put data at risk - British Columbia
Send Us Your Events: TalkLaw/ParLoi on Slaw Great idea, I get pitches all the time.
Confidentiality and Clients (On Greenspan and Black) First post by @ADodek on @Slaw_dot_ca
The Poor Employment Market for Law Grads Predates the Recession It won't necessarily get better when market improves!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

How to be Smart About Divorce – Family Matters Tonight, on @FamilyMatters_
GPS Inventor Urges Supreme Court to Reject ‘Automated,’ Warrantless Surveillance
Beleaguered Canadian judiciary fights back over criticism of 'soft' jail sentences
Macleod Dixon merges with Norton Rose Offices in Caracas and Bogata! Future trend; Really big or really small.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Future of Articling in Ontario — Slaw
Michael Jackson trial judge infuriated by social media

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Edward Greenspan rebuts Conrad Black - The Globe and Mail
Drug sites may spread after ruling