SCC


  • SCC decision will impact provincial regulators

    SCC decision will impact provincial regulators

    May 29, 2019

    A landmark decision from the Supreme Court of Canada will have an impact on how the provincial regulators that issue licences and permits deal with future environmental remediation in Ontario, say lawyers.

  • McLachlin’s legacy on criminal law

    McLachlin’s legacy on criminal law

    Dec 11, 2017

    In one of the first criminal law cases to be heard at the Supreme Court of Canada after Beverley McLachlin was named its chief justice in January 2000, she wrote the dissenting judgment.

  • Rising legal concerns around flooding

    Rising legal concerns around flooding

    Nov 20, 2017

    With an increased number of floods being seen in recent years, due in large part to climate change, questions about who is responsible for flood mitigation is becoming a pressing topic for environmental lawyers.

  • OCA rules on partial summary judgment

    OCA rules on partial summary judgment

    Oct 23, 2017

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has issued a warning to lawyers that they should only bring partial summary judgment motions in the clearest of cases.

  • What’s in store for the Supreme Court?

    Oct 16, 2017

    The fall term of the Supreme Court of Canada, which began Oct. 3 and continues through early December, will be Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin’s last. She officially retires Dec. 15.

  • SCC may look at vicarious liability again

    SCC may look at vicarious liability again

    Oct 2, 2017

    The Supreme Court of Canada is being asked to revisit the issue of vicarious liability when there is an intentional wrong committed by an employee against a potentially vulnerable victim.

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