Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Jury dismisses $1.6 million claim against TTC P claimed serious injuries when bus suddenly stopped.
Canada isn’t sliding into the arms of the Conservative Party #cdnpoli #cpc
Stopped by the police and want to secretly record the encounter? The ACLU has an app for that

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

We were wrong on peak oil; enough to fry us all. Oil production boom good news for capitalists, disaster for humanity
First black judge on Ontario Court of Appeal praised for hard work
Picking the right one Lawyers Weekly looks at My Legal Bid and Legal Linkup
Privacy gets personal
Courts increasingly undertaking critical examinations of statutes
No duty to mitigate losses
Severance pay cannot be deducted in notice period

Sunday, July 1, 2012

G20 Review Releases Final Report
Recommends that Board have independent legal counsel to avoid conflicts.

Friday, June 29, 2012

3 Ways Having a Trusted Lawyer Helps You Earn More Money
SCC Clarifies but for Impossibility in Clements v. Clements

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

PC Ontario Fund v. Essensa, 2012 ONCA 453 Ct dismisses appeal in Working Families Coalition case. #olp #onpoli
Guard falls on bayonet during Parliament Hill parade suffered serious injuries after accidentally stabbing himself

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Engineering the Perfect McDonalds Burger A brilliant marketing strategy.
Anne-Marie Slaughter: Why Women [Lawyers] Still Can’t Have It All aka a terrible signal to younger generations of women
Apple v. Motorola Case Finally Concluded. We Hope. Will Posner J's ruling lead to more stringent Daubert hearings?

Thursday, June 21, 2012

LinkedIn is Disrupting the Corporate Recruiting Market

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Law Schools Take From 99% to Give to 1% To increase LSAT medians they shift scholarships from need to merit-based

Monday, June 18, 2012

FunnyJunk's lawyer sues American Cancer Society and National Wildlife Federation via @LisaDiValentino
Catastrophic awards are booming FCC and cost of guardianship and management fees reflect increases.
Personal injury firms shun jingles, ‘slick messages’ in new campaign Top firms form a Personal Injury Alliance
The Role of Fathers in Childhood Development Thank your father for the persistence you have developed in your life!

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Access is a right that belongs to the child My letter in the National Post today, questioning legal reform in UK.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Who Cheats the Most? Can the legal job market explain why male lawyers have dropped on this list?
Waldman v. Thomson Reuters Corporation Leave to Appeal denied (written reasons)

Thursday, June 14, 2012

ONCA Overturns Summary J in Baglow v. Smith
Spanish Court Orders Doctor to Pay Child Support in Failed Abortion
Alghaithy v. University of Ottawa, 2012 ONSC 3172 Court awards $25,000 in costs in the Saudi physician case vs UofO
The Lip-Dub Divorce Proposal
Her husband signed up for an anniversary dinner, but got a lousy divorce proposal instead

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

New LSUC Family Law Website Portal provides links to important resources and websites.
The Rich-poor divide in Toronto’s hospitals very low-income people using parts of health system in greatest crisis
Cop dies during 3-way sex; widow wins $3M lawsuit Bonus: Wife wasn't involved in threesome.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Turtle Divorce Moves Slowly Can we _not_ do it the way these guys do it on the Discovery Channel?
Modernizing ‘dinosaur’ courts Lack of e-filing in Ontario is embarrasing.
Hosting a Divorce Party Now you can end your marriage with celebrations instead of lamentations.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Canadian Class Action Over Facebook's IPO This action targets Facebook specifically.
Harper has new opposition conservatives offended by his hostility, indifference, to environment, democratic tradition.

Friday, June 8, 2012

‘Judge Judy’ Tops Daytime Ratings In First Year Post-Oprah Seems there is a market for legal shows (loosely defined)
White Supremacists Celebrate Tory Repeal Of Hate Speech Clause Bill C-304
NALP confirms: New low for law school employment rates one of the lasting legacies of the recession

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Criminal Charges in Family Law Cases Are domestic abuse claims being abused? Will the IDV court help this situation?

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Blackwell: Emphasis on oil sands called a ‘historic mistake for Canada’ #cdnpoli
Harper government’s dismissal of UN torture report absurd - #cdnpoli

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Department of Justice Report on Spousal Support Read the entire Executive Summary here.
Just got off the radio on CFRB talking about house arrests and conditional sentences. Shooter at Eaton Centre obviously wasn't at home.

Monday, June 4, 2012

#UWOLaw sets up an award for law student who died. Kanika Suri was a 2012 grad articling at Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

Sunday, June 3, 2012

For new law grads in US, job outlook is still bleak.
DOJ Report Indicate SSAGs Are Working Looks like the advisory guidelines are here to stay.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Stats Canada Shows New Baby Bump Who doesn't love more babies? Okay, aside from the poop and the crying.
The Anti-Google Search Engine How a Toronto man developed an alternative - overnight.
Google: 'We're Like a Bank for Your Data' Me: Sorry, I don't recall making a deposit.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Internet Research for Lawyers Lawyers Weekly interviews those lawyers you keep finding every time you turn to Google
Storied law firm folds after partners flee Partnership agreements created biggest law firm collapse in US

Monday, May 28, 2012

Cyber attack!
How to handle the latest compliance challenge.
How far can an employer go in imposing appearance-based requirements?
Bringing a Motion in Ontario How to bring a motion in family court, and settle disputes over an order. #PublicEducation

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Top Reasons why People Divorce List surprisingly does not include infidelity or financial difficulties.
PostMedia: 1/4 defeated #cpc candidates in 2011 election received taxpayer-funded federal job in past year #cdnpoli
Senior Toronto Officer Facing G20 Discipline — Slaw

Friday, May 25, 2012

Lessons from Medieval Britain Michael Wood of BBC indicates widening gulf between social classes led to credibility gap
Pay Your Student Loan Off – In Cash : Law is Cool

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tune in to CFRB 1010 just after 1pm to hear me talk about whether Omar Khadr should get reparations for torture.
Navigating without a lawyer Birnbaum and Bala provide more data on unrepresented litigants in family law system.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Why GM And Others Fail With Facebook Ads It has less to do with FB, and more to do with GM.
Anonymous Hacks Department of Justice

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Penguin's Freeze for Small Businesses and Firms — Slaw Reminder: Focus on quality content, instead of marketing.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Judge throws out federal election results in Toronto riding Congratulations Borys Wrzesnewsky

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Debt: Not just for undergrads A law degree comes with $150,000 of debt and no guarantee of job after graduation

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Capital Punishment Enthusiasm is Misplaced — Slaw #Rafferty #DeLuna #deathpenalty
How FBI Entrapment Is Inventing 'Terrorists' Authorities made the #Occupy movement look like a danger
Kirpans in the Courts — Slaw
TO law school graduate from PEI making a case for vegans to have beliefs protected under human rights legislation.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Tech startups say funding, revenue are secondary concerns: survey - The Globe and Mail
Tori Stafford Victim Impact Statements Read the entire statements from Michael #Rafferty sentencing, with video.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Lights, Camera… Judgment! — Slaw Some thoughts on cameras in the courtroom after our session @LawTechCamp #ltcto2012

Friday, May 11, 2012

True cost of Libya mission was seven times govt estimate $350 million could build a lot of Canadian schools
Canada's New $20 Bill Shows Twin Towers, Pornographic Images, Focus Groups Say
Update on the class war: 1% winning, 99% regrouping #occupy Globe: "Why the 1 per cent whine even when they win."
LinkedIn May Make A Monster Acquisition Soon - Business Insider
Google Can Prioritize Its Products in Search, Says Legal Expert
The name remains the same Canadian Lawyer covers the #LSUC controversy.
U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use 'Hiroshima' Tactics for 'Total War' on Islam |

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Be Accessible – Even in the Wilderness — Slaw No more excuses about your battery dying, even on vacation up north.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Ontario’s articling shortage widens to 15% as LSUC considers alternatives | Legal Post
Ontario moves toward digital court records | Legal Post
Cybercrime in Canada said to be skyrocketing - Technology & Science - CBC News
Minority lawyers demand diversity among appointed judges - The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Grads struggle to land articling jobs

Sunday, May 6, 2012

.@lawTechCamp 2012 Make sure you attend this Saturday!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Do Robots Count as Cheating? This gives a whole different meaning to the expression, "playing with my Android."

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Statute and Regulation Citations on @CanLII — Slaw new feature launched today
Margaret Wente Hates Herself Mike Spry fights back over tuition control and the role of University in our society.
Declining Divorce Rate During Recessions Why rates fall, and why Nova Scotia could soon see a steep rise in divorces.
Lawyers for Fair Taxation having 1st meeting @kmlawllp Koskie Minsky LLP on May 14 Feat. Prof. Krashinsky
Natural Sperm Donor Could Face Child Support Nightmare Dutch man fathers 82 kids in 9 years. That's a lot of support.
Law firm Cassels Brock sues 150 lawyers - The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Who Googled You? This Website Knows great resource for those with little web presence. #repmgt
New Lawyers in NY to Be Required to Do Some Work Free Before they become 1%ers, they'll have to help the 99. #occupy
Veterans Win at Federal Court today in Pension Clawback Class-Action

Monday, April 30, 2012

Litigating Family Law Economically: Case Study of @MySupportCal & Lessons for Civ Lit Paper from today's #OBA talk

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Allure of Big Law has Lost its Lustre The secret is out - the real treasures can be found outside of large law firms.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Jury Awards $13.8 Million in Texas Defamation Suit Against 'Anonymous' Posters on #repmgt
How the PM's dig at Mulcair sparked a #HarperHistory lesson #cdnpoli #cpc #lpc #ndp
Nutella maker to pay $3M in California lawsuit over false nutritional claims Surprise, it's not that good for you.
Activist sues #G20 undercover officer, Bindo Showman, who allegedly encouraged illegal activities. #g20report

Thursday, April 26, 2012

It’s terrifying how important your Klout score has become People are hired - and fired - based on perceived influence.
Patricia DeGuire honoured by the Ontario Bar Association Awards are tonight! @obatoday

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

No Consent Found in Settlement Order Div Ct notes some procedural unfairness and some strange remarks about Iran.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Importance of Negotiation in Family Litigation
#Occupy Law School @SoloPracticeU - via @Forbes @jordan_law21 is considered better than @HarvLRev. Wow
Einstein was no Genius at Love » My Support Calculator
Alberta Queen's Bench Upholds Whatcott Decision — Slaw
Convicted pedophile outing website goes live Thoughts on this move by citizen activists?

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Earth Day 2012 – Celebrating Our Successes, and Rallying for the Future New poll shows consumers now care less.
Puppies and yoga: Exposing law students' guile since 2012 Hilarious read.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Courts - "Judges Drive Truck Through Loophole in Supreme Court #GPS Ruling"
Special consideration for aboriginals in the courts is a matter of fairness #Gladue
Findlay: calling it ‘ethical oil’ a slap to allies abroad, and those at home with legitimate environmental concerns
Race linked to how courts view crimes of passion White men who kill female relatives treated more leniently by courts
Can't Leave At 5:30? Three Alternative Ways To Set Healthy Work Boundaries Can this even happen in law?

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Forum Research Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Tax for Wealthy #onpoli #olp cc: @Dalton_McGuinty
Lawsuit Against The Bachelor » My Support Calculator Plaintiffs claim racial exclusion from leading roles.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Of 100 new federally appointed judges 98 are white, Globe finds #cdnpoli #cpc #cdnlaw

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Schwartz v. Schwartz, 2012 ONCA 239 Ontario Court of Appeal's decision released today, applying Kerr v. Baranow
Q&A with lawyer and social activist Omar Ha-Redeye Sway Magazine does an interview with me.
Holographic Tupac could go on tour -
Child Support Class Action Statement of Claim Read the pleadings in what could be a ground breaking case.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Court ID proposal slammed Nice work @david_sterns
Articling positions elusive C students get Bay St jobs, but A students who are minorities are still looking.
The Hill: What’s Kenney’s beef with lawyers? #cdnpoli Me: Probably thinks they're rats.
Moving in Before Marriage Could Increase Risk of Divorce » My Support Calculator
Life Expectancy Could Affect Divorce Choices » My Support Calculator

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Canada is the World's Constitutional Superpower Our Charter influences more countries than any other constitution.
Canada is the World's Constitutional Superpower Our Charter influences more countries than any other constitution.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Risk of Cyber Attacks on Law Firms UCLA Cyber Crimes moot concluded today, highlighting important are of practice.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

What lawyer Andrea St. Bernard of McMillan LLP does for kicks, by @JeffreyBGray

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

US sues Royal Bank of Canada for massive fraud Allegations of millions dollars through fraudulent trading.
How Much Is a Professor Worth? - Canada comes out on top in brain gain (adjusted for purchasing power)
Intrusion upon seclusion: what's justifiable? Canadian Lawyer speaks to Dan Michaluk on Jones v. Tsige
CDLPA proposes new law licence Do we really need another type of legal professional in this saturated market?
B.C. woman sues Facebook for using her photo After "liking" a group, her profile appeared in Sponsored Stories.
Global wages: how your paycheque stacks up We are all 1%ers in North America. #occupy #occupyto #occto
York abandons plans to accept $30-million from Balsillie’s think tank Osgoode law profs put an end to the deal.
Why one-third of American hospitals will close by 2020 the hospital is in the midst of massive and disruptive change

Monday, April 2, 2012

Bye-Bye Big Firm Move over, Big Law. Small Law is in. The key has been the unbundling of legal services.
Till death do us part Can a person kill his way into an inheritance? Prof. Adam Parachin of UWO
Critiques must be tempered (Dore v. Bernard) Abella: lawyers not expected to be verbal eunuchs but still need restraint
No biting in self-defence OSC awards $55k for biting person's lip in drunken brawl.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Introducing Google Really Advanced Search — Slaw You can even search by slang!
Efficiency is key in court system BC courts need more managing than judges have time for

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

My favourite sports team is the Toronto Pizza... sorry Raptors. Toronto Raptors fans hungry for 100 point-pizza promo
The Cost of Divorce to Employers » My Support Calculator The cost of divorce can also be felt by employers and society.
StatsCan Report on Divorce » My Support Calculator Divorces down, so are marriages. Trials, no surprise, still rare.
Twitter coverage of court gets struck down lawyer discovers how far SCOTUS will go to close itself from the public.
Racy Lawyer Advertisements Create a Spiralling Strip-Poker Race to the Bottom — Slaw

Monday, March 26, 2012

Read the entire Ontario Court of Appeal prostitution decision in Bedford v. Canada here:
Canadian job applicants need not worry about boss snooping around Facebook - Winnipeg Free Press
Top Lawyer in Canada Earns over $8 Million

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Do Lawyers Care Less about Society than Doctors? Why lawyers should be arguing for taxing our high earners even more.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Lawyers want to close the gap - My letter in The Star on Lawyers for Fair Taxation.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Ottawa Also the Cheating Capital of Canada » My Support Calculator

Thursday, March 22, 2012

What About Break-Up Sex? Why would judges care if a couple engages in consensual sex? NBCA in K.L.S. v. D.R.S.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Ottawa appealing pool cleaning bill Who should pay maintenance bill for diplomat in Dubai?
Mediation clock goes tick tock Ps in accident benefits cases (SABS) need not wait in perpetual limbo for FSCO mediation
Reconciling R-words: raise and recession Is it time for lawyers to ask for a raise?
All eyes on invasion of privacy tort Claims against the media expected from Jones v Tsige.
Legal profession carrying thousands of excess solicitor jobs More than 5,000 solicitor jobs in the UK over-resourced

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Publishers Could Induce the Digital Transformation Demise of Encyclopedia Britannica print & commentary on Rompsen
Ontario's Sorry Court Document Management System Ripped by Judge — Slaw This is classic.
Pro Tip: If your #GPS device is telling you to drive straight into the Pacific Ocean, don't.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Goldman Sachs loses market value after searing Greg Smith essay - The Washington Post

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Legal Aid in Canada: Resource and Caseload Statistics — Slaw

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

About Those Robocalls… Del Mastro's Constit Asst "recommends" Nick Kouvalis' campaign work. #cdnpoli #robocall
Legal experts weigh in on application to remove Mayor Rob Ford from office #topoli
10 Steps to Simple Child Support Calculation » My Support Calculator

Monday, March 12, 2012

Video: Rae demands Royal Commission into robo-calls - The Globe and Mail
The limited-profit law firm What if your law firm were legally prohibited from making too much money?
Twitter users demand #Kony2012 be less invisible "people saw Invisible Children as a bigger threat than Joseph Kony"
R2P Is Not a License for Military Recklessness » CIC
Diversity Training Doesn't Work Communication training teaches people to listen and speak better and prevents lawsuits
C-30 orders called Draconian #CPC embedded Patriot Act-inspired gag provisions into lawful access legislation #cdnpoli
Glaxo transfer pricing under spotlight We just did the Bowman Moot on this, didn't we?
Law Society search power challenged Toronto family lawyer facing discipline challenges LSUC’s investigative powers

Sunday, March 11, 2012

5 crisis PR lessons from ‘Kony 2012’ the longer an organization stays silent the more they are perceived to be hiding.
Civil Protest Through Refusing to Plea — Slaw What would happen if everyone wanted a jury trial?
Should anonymity be allowed on social media sites? lawyer panel at #SXSW

Saturday, March 10, 2012

OLRB Will Not Take Jurisdiction of Harassment Cases

Friday, March 9, 2012

Known to police: Toronto police stop and document black and brown people far more than whites -
Social media and job titles LinkedIn shows fastest-growing job titles is ill-paid, overworked “adjunct professors”
Heading to The Employment Relationship and Corporate Social Responsibility to give a talk on Human Rights

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Police response to blogger's arrest 'disappointing,' says group Charles LeBlanc facing defamatory libel under s. 301 CC

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Toronto drug squad trial: Key witness faked disability, lawyer says -
Star of #GPS Case May Have a Lawsuit Against Government, DC Circuit Rules - Law Blog - WSJ
Model asks court: Is my butt too big? Judge should rule the issue too large to vest jurisdiction. :P
Ontario seeks to put head injury issues on schools’ agenda Schools could be responsible for concussions.
Why Are Lawyers So Expensive Even With The Excess Supply Of Lawyers? - Forbes

Monday, March 5, 2012

The Lawyer Does Make a Difference — Slaw
The way forward for R2P | Canadian Lawyer Magazine Discussion from a conference at UofO on responsibility to protect
Gatekeeping defined | Canadian Lawyer Magazine Commentary on Waldman v. Thomson Reuters Corp.
SCC decision lowers the bar for advertisers | Canadian Lawyer Magazine SCC decision in Richard v Time Inc.
Rural lawyers heading for cities new lawyers just aren’t hanging out their shingles in rural areas like they used to.
Uncertain future for class fund We may now be entering into an era of the class proceeding mega-trial, with huge costs.
Why [should lawyers] like social media? With a mention of #twtmoot

Sunday, March 4, 2012

SCC Upholds Quebec Direct Marketing Case — Slaw

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Oiled (Male) Stripper Loses Slip and Fall Lawsuit (Newsham v. Canwest Trade Shows Inc.)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

"This isn't a story about "dirty tricks," it's about election fraud. This isn't "stupid," it's illegal." #cdnpoli #cpc
Justices Skeptical of Bringing Torture Cases to U.S. Courts Two Alien Tort Statute cases expected by July.
Lawsuit raises stink over dead skunk Property stager vs animal pest control. Round 1.
Ontario Crown appeals after court shoots down minimum gun sentences
Canadians need an aboriginal history lesson Truth and Reconciliation Commission indicates history not taught.
Quebec Court Refuses Jurisdiction on Forum of Necessity Basis — Conflict of Laws .net
Study: Rich, educated people more likely to lie, cheat #occupytoronto #occupyto

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Articling how-to @CanLawMag 4 Students interviews me on articling advice.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Lawyers want piece of action More on the Thomson Reuters class action case.
Gabrielle Carteris Choking Suit | Canadian Health Law WCAT clears case under s. 257 to proceed as tort claim.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Thomson Reuters Class Action Approved Lawyers will proceed to sue publisher for using pleadings without permission
For immigrants, language barrier is a health barrier
FBI Turns Off Thousands of #GPS Devices After Supreme Court Ruling
For immigrants, language barrier is a health barrier

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Twitter moot starts in less than 5 minutes. Tune in here: #twtmoot
Secret #GPS tracker terrifies Ontario man Ontario Provincial Police unable to identify who planted device on truck

Monday, February 20, 2012

Fair Dealing for Sun Media | Torontoist Do screenshots of covers constitute fair use under the Copyright Act?
First Ever Twitter Moot: #twtmoot — Slaw

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Apple Settles iPhone 4 "Antennagate" lawsuits. Canadian consumers don't appear to have experienced similar impact.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Man who faked cancer to fleece friends gets three years
Nicholas dePencier Wright, a Toronto Lawyer, suing police after arrest during #G20 #G20Report

Monday, February 13, 2012

Manitoba hospital pays family $110,000 after man died in waiting room Right to life case goes before court on Monday.
Cost Considerations in Medical Malpractice Cases | Canadian Health Law
Ontario court rules mandatory minimum sentence unconstitutional Judge Anne Molloy rules CC section of no force & effect
Occupy Movement Regroups, Laying Plans for the Next Phase #occto #occupytoronto
Manitoba wants ER death lawsuit thrown out
Widower fights feds for Agent Orange payment
Justice system we have now isn't working
Justice review in BC much needed
Either make it happen or let it happen Best way to predict your future is to design the one you want. (Lawyers Weekly)
Tweeting too trivial for some Canada’s judges are trying to devise a consistent and principled approach to tweeting

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Canada's ethnic media to request gov't cash boost
Even the 1% should favour of greater equality Income gap threatens growth, stability. #occto #occupytoronto
The Understanding Requirement in Testimony of the Mentally Disabled (R. v. D.A.I.) — Slaw
Peel drug cops told calculated lies in court Baltman J: officers colluded and committed perjury, en masse
The poor in Toronto: They’re working but not getting any richer #occupytoronto #occto
Ottawa jogger sues blind Olympic athletes for running over her
How Social Media Can Help You Snag Top Talent For Your Company
Law grads : Opportunities await in journalism and social media There's no 'safe' career path today.
Proposed changes to copyright law go too far, protesters say
Proposed changes to copyright law go too far, protesters say
New law could allow police to track our online habits

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A Judicial Finger Wag — Slaw A must-read, Corbett J in Sri Guru Nanak Sikh Centre Brampton v. Dhadda.
Pro Tip: When reading The Onion, you might want to look up "satire" in the dictionary.
San Diego judge rules the whales have no standing as "enslaved people."
Video: Occupy Toronto tents dismantled - The Globe and Mail #occto #occupytoronto
Vander Zalm defamation lawsuit in jury's hands - British Columbia - CBC News #repmgt
PrawfsBlawg: Criminalizing Cyberbullying and the Problem of CyberOverbreadth

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
Intrusion on Seclusion in Jones v Tsige: The Role of Courts the Value of Privacy and the Difficulty of Erecting Fences
"The Killer Whales" v. Seaworld PETA sues over 'enslaved' killer whales, naming whales as plaintiffs. Yes, really.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Judging the Judges; re Slansky complaint
easier to get a constitutional amendment than to remove a judge -Rocco Galati
Does your law firm have Klout? by @JimMiddlemiss Mine is 60, but I don't really care about such things too much.
"Divorce for Valentine’s Day? Calculate the costs first." @MEKowalski covers @MySupportCalc in the Legal Post.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Information Requests from Public Bodies — Slaw SCC rules in Merk Frosst Canada Ltd. v. Minister of Health.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Occupy Ties to former Bay Street Lawyer "Smith's" father used to work @GoodmansLLP #occto #occupytoronto
Badly placed fences make angry neighbours The Star on Lipischak v. Ross, 2011 ONCA and adverse possession.
Squatter’s rights under siege as Parliament moves to make it a crime

Friday, February 3, 2012

N.S. court orders Mississippi blogger to pay gay couple $425,000 #repmgt
Can a Google Search Suggestion Be Defamatory? — Slaw Paris court of appeal suggests yes.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

A Dozen Law Schools Hit with Lawsuits over Jobs Data
Star Crown witness in murder trial had schizophrenic episode on stand
Moot by Twitter Canadian Lawyer Magazine covers the #twtmoot (their rules link is wrong though)

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Legal Blog Watch Use of Songs, Videos in 2012 Presidential Campaign Prompting Legal Challenges
Bariatric Surgery Claim Dismissed (Cooper v. Valiulis) | Canadian Health Law
Google to Congress: We're Still Not Evil
P&G CEO To Lay Off 1,600 After Discovering It's Free To Advertise On Facebook So much for social media marketers...
Why Twitter’s censorship plan is better than you think - The Globe and Mail
Discrimination at the University of Ottawa? Saudi Physicians sue university for $50m. Read the pleadings here.

Monday, January 30, 2012

5 Privacy Tips for Location-Based Services 2012 will bring legal action against companies using LBS
Good communication in health care is about listening As well in law.
Speaker's Corner: Prosecutors acting as demagogues in BC riot trials | But it was just a sports game...
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Lacked Legal Authority to Cancel Transit City #topoli
Mind your manners But how many Bay St firms learn manners on diversity?
Canada’s unwanted list Lorne Waldman on the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Scars left behind Darcy Merkur of @ThomsonRogers on Kusnierz v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co. (ONCA)
Court says Ponzi money not taxable
Privacy poachers take big hit

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Prisons as a Dumping Ground for Mental Health — Slaw NM ct awards Slevin $22m. But why was he there to begin with?

Saturday, January 28, 2012

The secret of Occupy | NOW Magazine Overview of conference at OISE last week. #occto #occupytoronto

Friday, January 27, 2012

NJ Lawyer Sues Ex-Girlfriends for Writing Mean Things About Him on LiarsCheatersRUs. #repmgt
Davies apologizes for ‘Slavies’ ads - The Globe and Mail
Social Media for Law Firms by Samantha Collier: Will You Watch the World's First Twitter Moot? #twtmoot
Toronto lawyer Clayton Ruby wants Police Chief Bill Blair investigated over #G20 arrest -

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Jury Dismissal in Placzek v. Green | Canadian Health Law

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch
Will retrieval engines replace search engines for lawyers?

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

These Days the Slaves Fight Back Davies LLP ad calling themselves "Slavies" will cost them, financially.

Monday, January 23, 2012

@megan_otoole: #occto abandons plans to contest latest eviction order Quoting me: We need to find a better way

Sunday, January 22, 2012

UWOJLS Launches First Issue — Slaw
Ontario Justice not on Target And #CPC Bill C-10 will likely make it worse. #cdnpoli

Saturday, January 21, 2012

So, about those alleged ties between the National Citizens Coalition and Conservative Party of Canada #cndpoli

Friday, January 20, 2012

More than half of all Canadians sympathize with the Occupy Movement. #occto #occupytoronto support esp strong in Ont

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Occupy protesters served eviction notice by province #occto #occupytoronto
Five biggest time wasters for the young and unemployed And law students do them all during OCIs.
Extra bone scans could be skipped by millions
Supreme Court denies leave to appeal in torture case
Convicted man returns to thank the judge - Great story @Jpags

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Tort of Invasion of Privacy in Ontario — Slaw
Speaker's Corner: Time to train lawyers on cultural competence

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Michelle Alexander: Jim Crow Still Exists In America : NPR

Monday, January 16, 2012

Ontario Expected to Slash Physician Funding | Canadian Health Law
Greg D’Cunha: The Monarchy: The Non-Priority Priority Resolution #ott12 #lpc12 #cdnpoli
University of Western Ontario makes presidents of the Liberal Party of Canada #lpc #cdnpoli #ott12 #lpc12

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Legalization of Marijuana Now a Distinct Possibility in Canada

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

After losing deportation appeal, accused Rwandan war criminal Léon Mugesera in hospital
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Ebooks
Jazz Book Collection
Lawyers are feeling the slowdown in deals - The Globe and Mail
New Mihealth app puts health records at your fingertips
Train Signal Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
Neurontin® (Gabapentin) Certification Disseminated | Canadian Health Law Perell J held in 2010 no generic liability.
Can Solo and Small Group Practices Survive in Today's Challenging Marketplace? Yes, but they'll have to change.
The Value of the LL.M. Degree? Still Low Common topics - SVN, Selenium, Fields API
[FS] Wedding Photography Course with Jasmine Star -FAM
Monsters from the deep
Build a Stylized Cowgirl Character in Maya and Silo
ActionScript 3.0 Weekend Course 1 & 2
MCITP Server Administrator 2008 Certification Package
Big Box Mix (2012) (LOSSLESS)
Cisco WiFi Course (2CD)
Blast Through Learning SQL Server 2005 Complete Introduction to Drush Series
Tibet tours
PMP Certification Series
VA - Best Dance Music vol.26 (2012)
Nicollette Sheridan - Roman Salicki Photoshoot

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness
B.C.’s HIV strategy heralded worldwide, but not in Canada - The Globe and Mail #cdnpoli #ott12 #lpc12
Did 300 Workers at an Xbox 360 Factory Threaten Mass Suicide? How enforceable is a no-suicide clause anyhow?
The best magazine in the world Italian magazine features @JUnivRejection Journal of Universal Rejection
10th Circuit Blocks Oklahoma's "Shariah Ban" — Slaw

Monday, January 9, 2012

Romanow Foresees End of National Health-Care System #CPC changes could threaten federalism. #cdnpoli #lpc12
Ottawa hires consultant to inject some war into Canada Day party Militarization of Canada continues. #cdnpoli
Parrying thrusts of the cyberbully Bill 212, Ontario's amendments to Education Act.
Ruling lights fire under insurers Thomas v. Aviva (NBJ)
Top court maps out approach to support changes

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Diversity bypasses the bench, by James Morton. #lpc12
Investors Could #Occupy American Courts NY Ct rules Martin Act doesn't prevent private actions. #ows
Ontario insurers leave catastrophically injured at risk | Columnists | Opinion | Toronto Sun
Canadian Cynic: Fallout of the Patrick Ross saga. #repmgt

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Unnatural selection: Is evolving reproductive technology ushering in a new age of eugenics? #fertilitylaw
Demographic Profiles of #Occupy Wall Street vs. Tea Party Movements Note racial, religious, political discrepancies.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

When your criminal past isn't yours Errors include Thomson West, CoreLogic SafeRent, and LexisNexis
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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Centres of Excellence Under Scrutiny in Niagara | Canadian Health Law

Monday, January 2, 2012

Broader Public Sector Accountability Act Will Release Hospital Exec Benefits | Canadian Health Law
Alberta Launches Imaging and Pathology Review | Canadian Health Law
An easily pronounced name is a real asset lawyers with more pronounceable names had more senior positions within firms

Sunday, January 1, 2012

A small claims flash mob new litigation strategy could transform how consumers fight back against manufacturers