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  • SCC ruling sends a clear message around civility

    SCC ruling sends a clear message around civility

    Jun 11, 2018

    The lawyer at the centre of the civility debate in the profession says the Supreme Court of Canada has sent a message to law societies that there should be very careful deliberations before initiating a similar disciplinary proceeding in the future.

  • Challenges try to end mandatory minimums

    Challenges try to end mandatory minimums

    Jun 11, 2018

    The Ontario Court of Appeal will hear companion cases later this month seeking to strike down mandatory minimum sentences for three possession of child pornography-related offences on the grounds that they violate the Charter.

  • Battle over ruling may be headed to Supreme Court

    Battle over ruling may be headed to Supreme Court

    Apr 23, 2018

    The scope of a reviewing court’s authority to overturn an administrative tribunal that it finds to have erred in its factual conclusions could be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada.

  • Essential to know how to interact with media

    Essential to know how to interact with media

    Apr 23, 2018

    On the day that lawyers for Michael Cohen were in federal court in New York seeking a restraining order related to search warrants executed against their client, the personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump was conspicuously not present.

  • Lawyer who lost licence wants SCC to clarify remedies

    Lawyer who lost licence wants SCC to clarify remedies

    Apr 23, 2018

    A Toronto lawyer whose licence was revoked for mortgage fraud is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to clarify what remedies are available if there has been unreasonable delay by a regulator and to define the jurisdiction of the appeal division of the Law Society of Ontario.

  • Viability of umbrella purchaser claims in question

    Viability of umbrella purchaser claims in question

    Apr 16, 2018

    Competition lawyers are calling on the Supreme Court of Canada to settle the intensifying debate over the viability of umbrella purchaser claims.

  • Payments lawyers disappointed by SCC ruling

    Payments lawyers disappointed by SCC ruling

    Mar 5, 2018

    In a decision delivered in October 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that banks that had been the victims of a fraudulent cheque scheme were required to repay the company whose employee drew up the false cheques.

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