The tale of Umar Zameer's two trials – the criminal court and the court of public opinion

Nader Hasan, lawyer for man cleared in death of Toronto cop, explains his strategy
BY Zena Olijnyk 10 Jul 2024

Court of Appeal clarifies how tort of abuse of process interacts with criminal proceedings

Person must knowingly misinform or omit evidence in police complaint
BY Aidan Macnab 10 Jul 2024

Mariam Moktar elected second vice-president of the Ontario Bar Association

She previously served as OBA's treasurer and finance chair
BY Angelica Dino 10 Jul 2024

Ontario Superior Court grants plaintiff's motion to add new defendant in slip and fall case

Lacking investigative steps alone does not necessarily time-bar a claim: court
BY Angelica Dino 10 Jul 2024

Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses First Nations' appeal over environmental regulation changes

Precedent precludes a duty to consult in the law-making process
BY Angelica Dino 10 Jul 2024

LSO bencher Murray Klippenstein given "substantial indemnity" costs in suit against legal regulator

Bencher awarded $65,000 after judge rules LSO acted "unreasonably" in dealing with his request
BY Zena Olijnyk 08 Jul 2024

Ontario Superior Court dismisses challenge to West Island redevelopment at Ontario Place

New legislation exempts the area from the Environmental Assessment Act
BY Angelica Dino 08 Jul 2024

Ontario Superior Court finds plaintiff contributorily negligent in slip and fall case

She did not inspect the steps for ice or use the handrail before stepping up
BY Angelica Dino 08 Jul 2024


Court of Appeal denies lawyer's request for curated court data to determine extent of trial delays

Michael Lesage plans to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada

Peter Wardle elected treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario

He has over 38 years' experience representing parties in commercial disputes

Ontario Superior Court acquits defendant in self-defence stabbing case

The case stemmed from a confrontation over retrieving a dog

Ontario Superior Court approves settlement for plaintiff exposed to vapours from oil spill

The plaintiff was seven years old at the time of the incident

Ontario CA case highlights enforceability of non-compete clauses in M&A, says lawyer

Enforceability of these clauses differs between employment and M&A contexts: Charlie Kim

Ontario Superior Court convicts driver for refusing breath sample, acquits of aggravated charges

Driver knew a demand for a breath sample had been made and intentionally refused to comply