Paralegal offering free legal services for shoplifting charges sees demand spike after ad

Amid rising prices, Frank Alfano put the word out that he doesn't charge for a shoplifting file
BY Aidan Macnab 30 Jan 2023

Accused terrorist can use co-defendant's psych reports in fair trial argument after OCA decision

A rare case where only one defendant from a joint trial is pursuing an appeal: lawyer
BY Aidan Macnab 30 Jan 2023

Former RBC director Noah Aiken-Klar joins Law Foundation of Ontario to lead grants and programs

He has more than 15 years of experience in the access to justice space
BY Angelica Dino 30 Jan 2023

Human Rights Tribunal must dismiss claim that overlaps with civil action: Ontario Court of Appeal

Case arose from workplace reprisal, threat of reprisal and discrimination
BY Angelica Dino 30 Jan 2023

Beware the bias of experts: Thomson Rogers’ partner, Robert Ben

Excluding experts requires realistic concern they are unable to fulfill do their duty to the court
BY Greg Hudson 26 Jan 2023

Slip-and-fall claims rebounding after pandemic lull: personal injury lawyer

Recent legislative changes in Ontario tightened notice periods
BY Aidan Macnab 25 Jan 2023

Former deputy premier Christine Elliott joins Western University law school as leader in residence

Elliott served as minister of health during COVID-19 pandemic, will mentor law students
BY Angelica Dino 25 Jan 2023

Court rejects contingency personal injury fee retainer agreement because of deficiencies in form

Court sets out guidelines on contingency fee retainer in PI case
BY Angelica Dino 25 Jan 2023


Ontario Court of Appeal orders amicus to produce co-accused’s psychiatric report

In underlying case, appellant and co-accused were convicted for terrorism-related offences

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects bail application of man convicted of assault

He has high risk to reoffend without proper counselling and support services, judge says

Court rejects intervening act argument in motor vehicle accident case

Appellant can't invoke 'agony of the moment' doctrine, appeal ruling says

Information and Privacy Commissioner releases report on hospital’s fax machine privacy breaches

St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton reported over 1,000 unauthorized disclosures in 2020

Legal Aid Ontario increases investment in Indigenous legal services

Funds will be used for Indigenous people in the criminal justice and child protection systems

Tribunal revokes licence of doctor George Otto convicted of trafficking in fentanyl

He was sentenced to 12 years, but is believed to have fled to Uganda