Mother loses contact after sabotaging reunification counselling with false abuse allegations: court

Judge called case an 'extreme case of resist and refusal dynamics'
BY Jason Tan 16 Sep 2021

Employers must lead by example and practice diversity in thought: labour lawyer

EDI initiatives at the entry-level but not at the top level is a promotional issue, Rodriguez says
BY Annabel Oromoni 15 Sep 2021

Pandemic highlighted benefits of podcasting as law firm education tool: legal tech company

Ease of obtaining information and free resources makes information accessible
BY Annabel Oromoni 15 Sep 2021

Queen's Law's student government president is the first ever elected to second term

Ross Denny-Jiles intends to focus on access to mental health resources, among other areas
BY Bernise Carolino 15 Sep 2021

Ontario doctor owes no duty of care to future child for pre-conception negligence: appellate court

SCC has its first chance to rule on duty of care between physician and unborn child: lawyer
BY Bernise Carolino 15 Sep 2021

Brian Temins is new managing partner of Minden Gross LLP

Temins succeeds Raymond Slattery who served as managing partner for over 20 years
BY Annabel Oromoni 13 Sep 2021

Lawyer launches Coach My Case Self-rep tool to tackle access to justice crisis

Marcus Sixta says different models of legal representation needed to address access to justice
BY Annabel Oromoni 13 Sep 2021

Information and privacy commissioner urges Ontario to adopt its own private sector privacy law

Provincial legislation may fill PIPEDA's constitutional gaps, says Patricia Kosseim
BY Bernise Carolino 13 Sep 2021


Class action alleging abuse in provincial institution for children attains $12 million settlement

Similar settlements were reached in actions against facilities for youth with mental health issues

Court affirms removal of lawyer from Legal Aid Ontario panel

Removal decision not unreasonable nor procedurally unfair, court said

Insurer's liability for resulting physical damage does not extend to economic loss: court

Terms in standard form all-risk policies should be interpreted and read in context

Vaccination passports could cause custody issues for unvaccinated parents

The courts will ensure a child's safety if it finds that a parent’s conduct puts the child at risk

Trauma-informed legal and court services can improve the experiences of domestic violence survivors

Safety, collaboration and diversity training should be the focus for survivors

Penelope Simons named human rights chair at uOttawa Common Law Section

Common Law Section congratulates 2020-2021 internal award winners


The Law Society of Ontario recently debated whether to allow future lawyers to be called quickly through an administrative process, rather than waiting until a ceremony could take place. Some benchers suggested that both an administrative call and attending a later ceremony should be allowed. But allowing one candidate to partake in both a ceremony and administrative call could potentially add more work and expenses at the LSO. If you had the option to pay the cost to do both, would you be called administratively and attend a ceremony?