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February, 2018
  • LSO endorses proposed Ryerson law school

    As the Law Society of Ontario has endorsed a proposal to create a new law school at Ryerson University, some lawyers are questioning whether the province needs more law students at a time when there is a shortage of articling positions.
  • Scrutiny needed on how jury rolls put together

    The acquittal of Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley earlier this month in the shooting death of Colten Boushie has sparked calls for changes to the jury selection process to ensure juries are more representative of the makeup of the local community.
  • Lawyers fight LAO over termination

    A criminal defence lawyer has taken Legal Aid Ontario to court to try to get his name back on the agency’s duty counsel panel after he was fired.

Commentary


  • Anthony Daimsis

    Creative thinkers need not apply

    If you haven’t yet heard, AI is our profession’s next watershed moment. In areas such as document review and contract drafting, that moment is already here.
  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Juries under scrutiny

    The shooting death of Colten Boushie and subsequent acquittal of Gerald Stanley — who was charged with second-degree murder in connection with Boushie’s death — has raised outrage and ire across the country.
  • Doron Gold

    Choose health over your phone

    All right, my friend. This is an intervention. I know you’re surprised, but things have got out of hand and we need to talk about your behaviour.

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Inside Story


  • Monday, February 26, 2018

    Monday, February 26, 2018


    New Best Practices To Be Adopted

    WLAO Award Deadlines

    Winners Announced For Family Law Awards

    Law Times Poll

Cartoon


  • Feb 26, 2018

    Editorial Cartoon: February 26, 2018

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A report is making waves because it reveals statistics about composition of juries in two Eastern Ontario regions, which lawyers say show how the system can be biased. Do you believe Ontario juries are representative of all the people who come before the court?
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