litigation


  • New federal rules on what notices can say

    New federal rules on what notices can say

    Apr 29, 2019

    The federal government set out new rules last December on what copyright holders can say in notices that Internet Service Providers must forward to subscribers accused of infringements through online downloading.

  • Monday, April 22, 2019

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    Apr 22, 2019


    OBA Award Recognizes Gender Equity

    LSO Voting Issues

    SCC’s Gascon To Retire

    Schabas Becomes Judge

    Law Times Poll

  • Ruling illustrates lawyers must work on affidavits

    Ruling illustrates lawyers must work on affidavits

    Apr 8, 2019

    Litigators say a recent family law decision serves as a warning to lawyers to clean up their affidavit practices.

  • Ontario courts should get cameras

    Ontario courts should get cameras

    Apr 8, 2019

    Ontario’s courts should follow the lead of their federal counterparts and revisit the broadcast of proceedings, according to a Toronto criminal lawyer and long-time proponent of cameras in the courtroom.

  • Better simplified procedure needed in civil courts

    Better simplified procedure needed in civil courts

    Apr 8, 2019

    Parties’ right to a jury trial is standing in the way of an effective simplified procedure in civil courts, according to the president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

  • Judge orders punitive damages against insurer

    Judge orders punitive damages against insurer

    Apr 8, 2019

    An Oakville, Ont. lawyer says insurers may want to rethink how they communicate their denials to policy-holders after a judge awarded punitive damages against a company for its handling of a case involving the loss of a $550,000 ring.

  • Masters denied judges’ ‘enhanced powers’

    Masters denied judges’ ‘enhanced powers’

    Apr 1, 2019

    Masters hearing Construction Lien Act cases do not have the same “enhanced powers” of authority as a judge, Justice Edward Belobaba said in a March 14 decision.

  • $20-million judgment overturned

    $20-million judgment overturned

    Mar 25, 2019

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned a summary judgment for $20 million based on a criminal conviction for fraud over $5,000.

  • Court of Appeal rejects recognizing tort of harassment

    Court of Appeal rejects recognizing tort of harassment

    Mar 25, 2019

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has emphatically rejected “harassment” as a freestanding tort, at least in employment cases — but it didn’t close the door on the tort forever.

  • Learn this contract legislation

    Mar 25, 2019

    The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is law in Ontario by the International Sales Conventions Act.

Law Times Poll


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