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June, 2018
  • Glassdoor ordered to turn over user information

    An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a California-based job search/recruiting website to turn over the names, email and internet protocol addresses of users that posted allegedly defamatory comments about a consulting company in Mississauga.
  • Case dismissed over failure to accommodate

    A Toronto lawyer has had the discipline case against him dismissed in a ground-breaking tribunal decision that found the Law Society of Ontario failed in its duty to accommodate his disability under the province’s Human Rights Code.
  • Bill aims to change way white-collar crime punished

    Bill C-74, the omnibus budget implementation bill, contains provisions that propose to amend the Criminal Code to add a new system of remediation that can be triggered prior to a trial for corporations accused of offences such as bribery of public officials, frauds on government, municipal corruption, prohibited insider trading or false prospectus.

Commentary


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Mental health

    There’s a kinder, gentler way mental health is being approached by the legal profession.
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    Challenging trial by jury without cause

    Trial by jury is constitutionally entrenched in our criminal justice system, but more subtle is its critical role to our democracy. Jury nullification — the power of a jury to refuse to apply an oppressive law — is illustrative of trial by jury serving as both a judicial and political institution.
  • Nikolay Y. Chsherbinin

    Labour Pains

    Former employer liable for undiscovered claims

    In MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes, 2018 ONCA 381, the Court of Appeal for Ontario determined that an employee could benefit from his former employer’s long-term disability coverage, even though he did not discover the disability until after he began working for another employer.

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