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.)