Wise Law Blog: Babysitting, a Lucrative Business Venture for 15 Year Old New Yorker

The New York Post recently published an article about Noa Mintz, a mini-mogul, who at fifteen years old is the business genius behind the agency Nannies by Noa, which caters to parents in the New York area. This seems like babysitters club 101, find a group of teens willing to babysit for money, right? Ms. Mintz ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law: Legal Headlines for the Week of March 8, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlies from Wise Law on Twitter: Niqab controversy: Judge struck down ban without referring to charter – Politics – CBC News How the “Blurred Lines” Verdict Might Screw Up the Whole Music Industry | LA Weekly ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawyer Rocks Music Industry Again Belle de Jour sues ex-boyfriend for libel ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of March 2, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Toronto bakeries Sweet Olenka’s and Dufflet spar over naming of small cakes Top Employment Law Developments In 2014 – What Employers Need To Know In 2015  Prelim begins for Rob Ford ‘driver’ Alexander Lisi charged with extortion in relation to ‘crack video’ Lawyer Viktor ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the week of February 22, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Hill media fight over harassment policy, some say it could destroy Parliamentary Press Gallery Non-Competition Provision Results In Increased Notice Period By BC Court Conrad Black permanently banned as director or officer of any Ontario public company  100 academics urge major changes to ‘dangerous’ ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Remedial Costs for Unreasonable Settlements by Insurers Child abuser awarded £20,000 by Ireland court after being harassed, named and shamed on Facebook page Cocaine case raises questions about how well jurors understand their job | The Toronto Star Ontario Court of Appeal clamps down ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Your Leading Legal Headlines for the week of February 9, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Thousands of UK court cases could soon be heard via Skype Ontario’s e-cig law unconstitutional: prof   Same-sex couple’s custody battle collides with ‘outdated’ Alberta law Lance Armstrong Loses $10 Million Arbitration Ruling 5 plaintiffs drop pimping accusations against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ontario Judge ripped for ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 2, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Judge Defies Gay Marriage Law  Federal court to review denied media access to Omar Khadr Alabama Judge Orders State To Ignore Federal Rulings On Same Sex Marriage  Doctor-assisted death: Physicians want more palliative care as well  Doctor-assisted suicide: 10 voices on Supreme Court ruling ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the week of January 26, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines for the week of January 26, 2015: Report finds no evidence ABSs have reduced legal costs – Law Gazette  Failure of criminal, family courts to share information puts lives at risk Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Lawyers Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s pimping trial begins Monday in ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the week of January 19, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for the week of January 19, 2015:  Arrival of electronic document delivery drags Ontario lawyers kicking and screaming into the 21st Century  Game change: Jamaica is about to decriminalize marijuana Fired man suffers through epic arbitration delay – Toronto Star US Supreme Court to ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, January 19, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Dalhousie dentistry student blew the whistle on Facebook group: lawyer  US Supreme Court to Review Bans on Solicitations in Judge Races Man Who Filmed Execution Is Arrested, Saudi Outlets Say Court dismisses lawsuit against Ashley Madison, web-site for married persons seeking affairs Ontario to ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, January 16, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: My post today @SlawTips: How Secure Are Your Law Firm’s Digital Defences?  Fate of RCMP union to be decided today by the Supreme Court  Oklahoma, Florida execute inmates after injection drug appeal fails  The staggering cost of a “no cause” finding: employer pays employee ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, January 15, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: There are more slaves today than at any time in human history Justice of the Peace Santino Spadafora retires — again — to avoid disciplinary hearing | The Toronto Star   Ontario Justice of the Peace Errol Massiah again found guilty of sexual harassment  ‘I ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Dershowitz Supplements His Request to Intervene in Jane Doe Lawsuit Criminal surveillance material to be available incivil matters Judge’s social media ‘friends’ spark concerns Litigation reaching critical point on Christian law school question Questions linger over SCC balance  Lawyer’s misconduct finding upheld Is Google ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Police refuse to pay tracking fees imposed by Rogers Communications ‘Too many lies’ thwart Oshawa custody bid after bloody, mysterious incident in Jamaica  Egypt acquits 26 men accused of debauchery in Cairo bathhouse Alberta courts to end publishing judgments on own web sites Perjury ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, January 12, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Tenant with long history of abusing landlords found guilty of fraud  California Outlaws Product Non-Disparagement Clauses  Is the victim surcharge the next Supreme Court failure for Conservative crime agenda? | Ottawa Citizen Year-old superjail only now hiring medical staff for infirmary George Zimmerman arrested ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, January 9, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Mackenzie family of Abbotsford, B.C., fined for noisy kids – British Columbia – CBC News N.B. law society reviews Christian law school WATCH: Florida judge flips out when attorney claims black man fled to avoid getting shot by cops Role of ssociate lawyers to ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, January 8, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:  Bill Cosby applauded at first of three Ontario shows Wednesday night – Winnipeg Free Press  Bre-X lawyer Joe Groia to challenge Law Society’s ‘incivility’ ruling Proposed class-action lawsuit alleges racial profiling by Durham police Chefs celebrate ‘culinary freedom’ as federal judge strikes down California ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Jane Doe’s Lawyers File Defamation Suit Against Dershowitz  The January rush to get divorced dates back to the Middle Ages Life in New York City, Where Arrests Are Down and Tickets Are Rarities  Snapchat Admits It Violated Privacy Laws How to overhaul HR policies ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:  Judge accepts defendant’s Nike sneakers instead of cash bail 2014 year in review for fraud warnings Ontario dental watchdog demands names of Dalhousie students in Facebook scandal  Defiant on Witness Stand, NY Times Reporter Protects Sources, Says Little  Restorative justice: Will it work in ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, January 5, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter from Dec 24 to January 5: Canadians upset with Romanian website that exposes court case details – The Globe and Mail From mobile devices to interconnected toasters: How hackers steal your info Contractors going bankrupt mid-renovation a “nightmare” for homeowners: experts  “The people executed ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Orangutan entitled to some human legal rights, Argentine court rules  Lawyer for Pharrell Williams, Eagles and dozens of other artists threatens YouTube with $1B lawsuit Resolutions for lawyers to avoid wills and estates claims Man loses Ontario government articling position over past behaviour TTC ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, December 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Call for clear parenthood laws after lesbian couple says they were hounded by sperm donor’s family What’s going on in the Magnotta jury room? Here are a few possibilities Sandra the orangutan wins right to freedom, Argentina court rules ACLU, Human Rights Watch call ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, December 22, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: My #clawbies2014 nominees: @andrewfeldstein, Lexology, Rule of Law Jurors in Luka Magnotta trial deliberates for seventh day  E-cigarette use slapped with growing provincial regulation LibGuides Provides a Freely Available Filter for Legal Research New York Times calls for Cheney, Bush officials to be investigated ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, December 19, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:  My post this week @SlawTips: Avoiding File Avoidance After a career change, Blind Melon guitarist is a BigLaw lawyer  Emma Czornobaj gets 90 days in prison in stopping-for-ducks case Ontario court rules Toronto supermarkets selling prepared food can stay open on holidays Contesting Traffic ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Man who has lived in Canada for 60 years may apply as political refugee…in Canada Osler lawyer’s efforts make traffic court disclosure the norm for self-represented litigants in Ontario  Florida judge grants petition for state’s first same-sex divorce Sony pulls movie “The Interview” after ...