Publication: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

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The CBA Futures Report’s vision of Canadian legal education

The subtitle of the CBA’s Futures Report , “Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada,” reflects the ambitious scope of the report. The subject matter of its 22 recommendations ranges from alternative business structures for the delivery of ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Education, Canada, Futures
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Great strides but more work to be done for women: chief justice

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and Justice Rosalie Abella were given honorary degrees by Victoria University. (Photo: Alexandra Wong) Delivering the keynote address at the University of Toronto’s Victoria University’s Charter Day Convocation, Chief ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Federal lawyers honoured for public service

It was a problem Justice Department lawyer Pamela McCurry could see looming. In the wake of the 2008 financial downturn, the federal government put together a massive rescue package, pumping billions of dollars into infrastructure programs to prop up ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

CBA drops Chevron intervention

The Canadian Bar Association is withdrawing its intervention in the Chevron matter just a day before the deadline to submit its factum amid amounting pressure from the legal profession. There was intense pressure from the bar for the CBA to stay out of ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

News Roundup - October 17, 2014

Lawyers possess documents accusing Allergan Inc. of misleading investors regarding takeover, ReutersOttawa dentist prohibited from practising dentistry by Ontario Superior Court, Ottawa CitizenRob Ford asked to leave advance polling station for campaigning ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Miscarriage of justice applications on the decline

A year-over-year comparison of the number of applications for possible miscarriages of justice reveals a sharp decline in submissions, investigations, and decisions by the minister of Justice, with fewer cases returned to the courts for retrial or appeal. ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cases question discretion of probation officers to approve supervisors

B.C. Corrections believes probation officers don’t have the authority to approve supervisors for people under probation orders, according to two recent B.C. judgments.The cases, which were both argued in front of B.C. Provincial Court Judge Ted Gouge, ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

How the Métis confront the challenges of the Canadian legal system

Canadian Lawyer recently named Jason Madden to its list of Top 25 influential figures in Canadian law for his work on behalf of the Métis people. The Métis are a distinct cultural group of native peoples who are descendants of mixed First Nation and European ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Power play

Once a month, Rachelle Verret Morphy, the general counsel of SaskPower, makes the two-and-a-half hour drive from the electrical utility’s headquarters in Regina southward to Estevan. There she meets with the Crown corporation’s engineering team as it ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

The WeirFoulds Quiz: Land use planning reform: Development Permit Systems

WeirFoulds partner Kim Mullin and associate Julia Croome speak with Canadian Lawyer InHouse editor Jennifer Brown about changes to municipal land use planning processes and aspects of the Development Permit System. To read and answer all of the questions ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating the spirit of innovation and collaboration

Perhaps it was the peripheral buzz of the Toronto International Film Festival happening all around our event, or just the glee of finally seeing the Innovatio Awards take shape at the Four Seasons last month, but from the moment guests started arriving, ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

News Roundup - October 15, 2014

CanadaB.C. Supreme Court awards Vancouver woman damages after being molested 50 years ago , The Vancouver SunSupreme Court to hear legal arguments on assisted suicide , Ottawa CitizenSupreme Court of Canada reserves decision on practice of public prayer ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 15 2014]

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News Roundup - October 17, 2014 [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
CBA drops Chevron intervention [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Miscarriage of justice applications on the decline [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
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