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November, 2018
  • Decision resurrects disputed patent principle

    A group of pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to argue that a decision that invalidated one of their patents was decided based on “wrong legal principles,” a panel of Court of Appeal of Ontario judges said.
  • Pro Bono Ontario requests LSO match

    Pro Bono Ontario says the Law Society of Ontario is considering funding to sustain Pro Bono Ontario’s Law Help Centres, which are set to close Dec. 14.
  • Province denies approval for Ryerson law school

    Ryerson University has been dealt a major setback in the final stages of its plan for a law school, after the province has said it will not approve Ryerson’s submission to create a new juris doctor program in Toronto.

Commentary


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Funding woes

    The province of Ontario has nixed the proposed law school at Ryerson University. For those who have been watching the proposal work its way forward through various levels of the approval process, the news was not a surprise.
  • Yavar Hameed

    Experiential learning needed in law schools

    Lately, we have heard arguments suggesting that there are too many law students graduating and that’s why there’s an articling crisis.
  • Matthew Gourlay

    A Criminal Mind

    Culture of delay is inexcusable

    Most Canadians’ experience of the Peel Region is limited to Pearson International Airport, where frustrating delays are a fact of life — attributable, in large part, no doubt, to the unforgiving Canadian weather.

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  • Monday, November 26, 2018

    Monday, November 26, 2018


    Law Firms Merge

    Ontario Court Approves Disputed Sixties Scoop Legal Fees

    Toronto Legal Tech Startup Expands Reach In Cloud Computing

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