Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino is a news writer who has covered the legal scene and case law in Canada and employment case law in California, U.S. She has written for Canadian LawyerLaw Times, and Human Resources Director America.

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Right of first refusal not 'eviscerated' by discouraging rights holder: Ontario Court of Appeal

Right of first refusal not 'eviscerated' by discouraging rights holder: Ontario Court of Appeal

No inducement of contractual breach, good faith duty or fiduciary duty

Assess witness by age at testimony on events that occurred during childhood: Ontario Court of Appeal

Assess witness by age at testimony on events that occurred during childhood: Ontario Court of Appeal

Appropriate to rely on immaturity at time of events for perspective, but not credibility of adult

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of domestic assault claim

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of domestic assault claim

Woman sought 1.4 million dollars in damages based on ex's conduct after relationship ended

Individual appellant, not his company, should pay legal fees under retainer agreement: Ont. CA

Individual appellant, not his company, should pay legal fees under retainer agreement: Ont. CA

Appeal court rejected claim that use of individual’s name in retainer agreement was typo

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of malicious prosecution lawsuit

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of malicious prosecution lawsuit

Underlying criminal prosecution involved claim that man fraudulently received social assistance

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of defamation suit

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of defamation suit

Lower court judge properly considered public interest and there was valid defence to lawsuit

In-chambers meeting unknown to self-represented accused improper: Ontario Court of Appeal

In-chambers meeting unknown to self-represented accused improper: Ontario Court of Appeal

Discussion between judge and lawyers deprived accused of right to be present

Arbitrator's award mischaracterized as amending condominium declaration: Ontario Court of Appeal

Arbitrator's award mischaracterized as amending condominium declaration: Ontario Court of Appeal

Access dispute arose when condo corporation kept stairwell locked and denied request for keys

Ontario Court of Appeal denies bail to man convicted of fentanyl trafficking with health issues

Ontario Court of Appeal denies bail to man convicted of fentanyl trafficking with health issues

Health issues didn't outweigh public interest, enforceability for trafficking dangerous drug

First Nations communities allowed to intervene in appeal raising Aboriginal issues: Ontario CA

First Nations communities allowed to intervene in appeal raising Aboriginal issues: Ontario CA

Issues on Aboriginal title to submerged lands and public right of navigation relevant to case