Canadian lawyer helps with World Bank project on women and the law

The project focuses on “collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women's economic opportunities”
BY Anita Balakrishnan 21 Oct 2019

Access to justice week agenda: Indigenous law, legal aid funds, big data and self-reps

TAG to hold its 4th annual access to justice week from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1.
BY Gabriel Olano 21 Oct 2019

Historical building to become international student hub, bolstered by Toronto lawyer

Huron University College’s new hub for international students is named after lawyer Alfred Apps
BY Anita Balakrishnan 21 Oct 2019

McMillan marks 90th anniversary of ‘Persons’ case

One of firm’s founders was the lead lawyer in the landmark case that signified a shift in the social order
BY Gabriel Olano 21 Oct 2019

After 22 years under Les Viner, Torys names new leader

Firm focuses on maintaining core relationships
BY Anita Balakrishnan 18 Oct 2019

Ryerson Law School wraps first round of applications on Nov. 1

Ryerson’s new faculty of law is set to host its inaugural class in 2020
BY Anita Balakrishnan 18 Oct 2019

Davies’ Elisa Kearney takes role on CBA Competition Law Executive

Competition law expert to help promote dialogue, education, diversity and leadership among fellow practitioners
BY Gabriel Olano 18 Oct 2019

Competition lawyers gather in Ottawa for fall conference

A panel, titled Canada Wants Competition!, was held in a style similar to America’s Got Talent
BY Gabriel Olano 18 Oct 2019

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In a sexual assault case, D.S. v. Quesnelle, the Ontario Superior Court awarded general damages in excess of the $350,000 cap established by the “trilogy,” with Justice Clyde Smith finding the cap should not apply because of the inherent differences in sexual assault compared with other injuries. Do you agree that the impact for victims of sexual assault is different than other types of injuries in terms of pecuniary damages/non-pecuniary damages?