Publication: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

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Global law group accuses Harper of encroaching on judicial independence

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s public comments about Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin this spring “amounted to an encroachment on the independence of the judiciary,” the International Commission of Jurists has found. The ICJ urged Harper and MacKay to ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 13 hours ago]
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TRU law class embrace the Wiki

Thompson Rivers University professor Margaret Hall’s mandatory first-year legal perspectives class has historically been a difficult one to teach.With the material “a little tough and a little dry,” Hall says it was her mission to deliver the course in ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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Appeal court rules in favour of UBS in fight with former CEO and director

It won’t change or strengthen any laws around executive compensation but a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal should have boards giving sober second thought to how they grant big bonuses and golden parachutes to top executives.On July 10, ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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Etiquette and student recruitment: what’s the fuss?

“Etiquette shmetiquette,” I thought to myself when I noticed one of the University of New Brunswick law career development seminar topics was essentially Manners 101. I didn’t think I needed it. I’m no Emily Post but I don’t offend people by talking politics ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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The new constitutional order

Bob Rae’s sunny and upbeat assessment of the state of aboriginal law, in the July edition of Canadian Lawyer, warrants a counterpoint response .No doubt, as a partner in his new law firm, it’s “an exciting time to be practising aboriginal law.” In this ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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News Roundup - July 28, 2014

Judge to hear challenge to Charter by Telus and Rogers after asked to release cellphone information, Toronto StarSon of mafia boss in Ontario arrested as part of ongoing fraud investigation, The National PostMan released on bail, charged in connection ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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A steeper hill for securities class actions

The plaintiff’s securities class action bar takes on substantial risk when they bring a claim seeking leave under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act. Often, all counsel knows is there has been some wrongdoing at a company that has led to a dramatic ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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How do you fix a problem like immigration?

The headline is tongue-in-cheek because really, the first step towards “fixing” immigration is to realize the immigration program as a whole, and even our temporary foreign worker program, in part, are not necessarily broken. Yes, there are people who ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

News Roundup - July 25, 2014

Judge denies B.C. resident bail over accusations of attempting to steal fighter-jet secrets, The Globe and MailLandlord-tenant disputes to be heard by provincial tribunals instead of courts, Calgary HeraldOntario Court of Justice fines Toronto rehab clinic ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New U.K.-Canada tax treaty lets authorities do audits in other country

Canada and the United Kingdom finally — after more than two years of negotiation — signed a tax treaty this week that would allow, among other things, government tax auditors in the U.K. to inspect the financial reports of Canadian companies. Canada and ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Court rules consumers not confused by B.C. insurance info web site

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia has lost an appeal in which it sought to wrest control of the domain ICBCadvice.com from the owners of a web site providing basic advice and marketing the services of insurance lawyers. ICBCadvice.com does ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

News Roundup - July 23, 2014

Family of Canadian teacher detained in Indonesian jail reach out to foreign affairs minister, Toronto StarMembers of human trafficking ring deported from Canada, Toronto StarNDP wants House of Commons to pay for legal costs in lawsuit regarding MP spending, ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 23 2014]

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Appeal court rules in favour of UBS in fight wi... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
TRU law class embrace the Wiki [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 17 hours ago]
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