Publication: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Appeal court upholds Federal Court declaration of Métis as 'Indians'

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a Federal Court decision that declared Métis people to be Indians as per the Constitution.“It’s very significant because the clarification of responsibility answers an unresolved question,” says Andrew Lokan, a partner ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cameras in Manitoba courts

Manitoba’s judiciary made some history yesterday as the first court in Canada ever to conduct a proceeding out of a designated “broadcast room” — in this case, a murder acquittal in Court of Queen’s Bench issued by Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter. ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

News roundup — April 17, 2014

Investigation into Harper's former chief of staff over connection to Senate scandal dropped, ReutersTop bureaucrat tells committee alleged plan to cover up gas plant scandal 'criminally stupid', The National PostWestern University student charged over ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Walking a mile in their shoes

Senior lawyers are learning first-hand about the challenges faced by self-represented litigants, by shadowing them in court this morning. Self-represented litigants Jana Serocevic and Janice Etter flank CDLPA’s Janet Whitehead at court today. Seven members ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Manitoba law school calls for action on TWU covenant

The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba is requesting Trinity Western University amend its community covenant, and that the Law Society of Manitoba conduct a public consultation regarding accreditation of potential TWU graduates in the provi ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Judge says trademarks in Quebec can be English only

Big-box stores in Quebec won’t have to add a French descriptor to their signage in that province despite a challenge from the Office québécois de la langue française, Big-box stores in Quebec won’t have to add a French descriptor to their signage — at ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

News roundup — April 15, 2014

IT expert linked to gas-plan scandal will testify by videoconference, The Globe and MailCanadian company charged with breaching Iran sanctions law, ReutersAfter 'alarming number' of drivers snap photos of car crash, police announce distracted driving ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

TWU court challenge filed today

Hot on the heels of the Law Society of British Columbia’s approval of the law school at Trinity Western University, two law firms are proceeding with a court challenge of the B.C. government’s decision on the matter.Trevor Loke, an openly gay Christian ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The impact of global warming on in-house counsel?

Discussions about how to prepare for global warming are proliferating, driven by a perceived increase in natural disasters such as recent devastating hurricanes and wildfires in the United States, flooding in Europe, drought in Africa and parts of Asia, ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Video: McGill law students launch anti-discrimination campaign

A group of law students from McGill University have launched a campaign to “denounce the conscious and unconscious micro-aggression” they face at the school.The social media campaign, dubbed “#I, too, am McGill,” is intended to shed light on the ways ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why e-mail will not be important in the future

The unstructured and linear nature of e-mail is the overall reason why e-mail file communications in business and professional organizations will be replaced by other forms of communication. They will be imbedded with “project” organizing tools that enable ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis paralysis is lethal for your career

This month’s column moves forward with the next step in the marketing strategic approach: implementation.Let me begin with a couple of scenarios:1)    You promised to get your biography written for your web site and you’ve created something acceptable. ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]

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Lawyers and the courts must embrace technology to avoid becoming “irrelevant museum pieces,” an Ontario judge has urged. "How many wake-up calls do the legal profession and the court system need before both look around and discover that they have become irrelevant museum pieces?" asks Justice David Brown...

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Appeal court upholds Federal Court declaration ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Cameras in Manitoba courts [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
News roundup — April 17, 2014 [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Walking a mile in their shoes [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
News roundup — April 16, 2014 [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Manitoba law school calls for action on TWU cov... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Judge says trademarks in Quebec can be English ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
News roundup — April 15, 2014 [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
TWU court challenge filed today [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
The impact of global warming on in-house counsel? [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Video: McGill law students launch anti-discrimi... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Overtime class actions: directors take note of ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Analysis paralysis is lethal for your career [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Why e-mail will not be important in the future [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
News roundup — April 14, 2014 [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
SCC defends judicial discretion in sentencing [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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Flaherty dies shortly after leaving politics [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Debate rages at LSUC over accreditation of TWU ... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
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Courts not some Jurassic Park: Justice Brown [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
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McLachlin challenges profession to question sta... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
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Alberta criminal lawyers want law society out o... [Publicerad Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
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