Ruling affirms racial profiling can be result of a police officer's unconscious bias: lawyers

In split decision, majority of Court of Appeal finds stop and arrest was racially motivated
BY Aidan Macnab 12 May 2021

Next phase of Restoule Treaty annuity appeal beginning in early June

Treaty interpretation must evaluate common intentions of parties at the time: David Nahwegahbow
BY Aidan Macnab 12 May 2021

Legal-tech platform promoting access to justice for marginalized communities presented at conference

Developers include Queen’s law students
BY Bernise Carolino 12 May 2021

Insurer not liable when insured’s move from home triggered policy’s vacancy exclusion clause

Court agrees with insurer’s argument that case involves no genuine issue requiring trial
BY Bernise Carolino 12 May 2021

Feds should guarantee health information will not be shared with immigration authorities: law prof

Undocumented migrants hesitant to test and vaccinate for COVID, fear exposure of immigration status
BY Aidan Macnab 10 May 2021

Lower-income employees are financially worse off with Ontario’s new paid COVID-19 leave: lawyer

Employees cannot take both Ontario’s new benefit and Canada Response Sickness Benefit in same week
BY Bernise Carolino 10 May 2021

Ontario celebrates inaugural Occupational Safety and Health Day

Labour minister urges everyone to keep health and safety at forefront of their thoughts and actions
BY Bernise Carolino 10 May 2021

Federal Court of Appeal sends West Bank wine-labelling case back to Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Federal Court had not applied post-Vavilov reasonableness review: Court
BY Aidan Macnab 10 May 2021


Seized firearm excluded from evidence after Court finds police gave misleading testimony

Sole dispute between Crown and defence was whether accused was lawfully detained

Organizations issue joint statement on FullStop movement at Law Society of Ontario

StopSOP/FullStop campaign implicitly denies systemic racism within legal profession: statement

Ontario to introduce detectors for contraband cell phones in adult correctional facilities

These devices are expected to be fully operational by summer 2021

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers

One lawyer says program hurts those it seeks to help

Epiq expanding into Latin America with new data centre in São Paulo, Brazil

Move driven by country’s new privacy legislation, growth in international arbitration, class actions

Auditor general’s report criticizes Ontario long-term-care system’s COVID-19 readiness

Report identifies long-standing and unaddressed weaknesses in long-term-care facilities


Two LSO benchers have proposed that fees for 2021 be reduced by 25 per cent. Should the LSO lower the fees?