Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of March 7, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Shakeup coming for Toronto CAS Toronto lawyer, disbarred in California, fighting to keep Ontario law licence Trump shifts position on torture, says he won’t order military ‘to disobey the law’ Supreme Court puts hold on Louisiana abortion clinic law Three More Judges Said to ...

The Canadian Progressive: #AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians’ Tough Questions During Twitter Q&A

#AskAmbrose? On Tuesday, Rona Ambrose hosted a Q&A session at Twitter headquarters. The interim Conservative leader avoided Canadians’ tough questions. The post #AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians’ Tough Questions During Twitter Q&A appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Disastrous Twitter Experiment

The other day I wrote that although some Cons may have taken down the Progressive Blogger site.Twitter is still standing and it belongs to us.So when I saw that Rona Ambrose was inviting Canadians to tweet her their questions. Hey everyone, I’ll be @TwitterCanada HQ tomorrow for a Q&A. Send your Qs using #AskAmbrose. Hope to hear ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 29, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Sheriff: No foul play in Scalia’s death Key Canadian panel endorses medical assistance to die LSUC Human Rights Monitoring Group Update – February 26, 2016 Former Oshawa councillor gets more than 8 years for kidnapping city lawyer – Toronto Star Doctors who do not ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 22, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Ottawa drops appeal of Omar Khadr’s bail 19 year old Brit created free lawyer-bot that is successfully appealing parking tickets Toronto lawyer challenges Jamaica’s anti-homosexuality law How Scalia’s attacks boosted Canada’s impact – The Sudbury Star What Apple’s battle with the FBI could mean ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 15, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Retired Canadian jurists respectfully dissent from #Scalia’s approach, style There is no tradition of leaving a Supreme Court seat vacant because of an impending presidential election Obama says he will move forward with nominating deceased justice’s replacement Family law review by Ontario Justice Annemarie ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 8, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Ghomeshi emails reveal growing importance of ‘digital debris’ to trials, experts say Chicago Officer, Citing Emotional Trauma, Sues Estate of Teenager He Fatally Shot Exonerations in U.S. have doubled in just 4 years, according to report Canada’s prisons watchdog sounds alarm on demographic shift ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Yet Another Privacy Tort Comes to Ontario “There is a cancer on Canadian journalism.The malignancy is Postmedia Network Canada Corp.” Canadians who can’t wait for doctor-assisted dying law look to courts Edmonton legalizes Uber, paving way for Toronto Parents convicted of assault for ‘spanking’ ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Lawyers, stop wasting time on social media marketing Mitch Kowalski: Axiom gobbles up Canadian market share in fascinating deal with Cognition 27 Months of Reasonable Notice After 40 Years of Service Court overturns University Health Network researchers’ punishment 2015 IN REVIEW –Top Cases And ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 18, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter” ‘Get a court order,’ Apple tells widow seeking late husband’s password Ontario man sentenced to life for smuggling pot into U.S Doctor legally assists patient to die in first known Canadian case Email could sink case vs. Cosby Netflix unlikely to wipe out cross-border ...

Joe Fantauzzi: The Political Economy of The Sharing Economy

Introduction Today, getting a lift to the store is as easy as loading an application on a digital device and summoning a roving car to one’s door. It is fast, cheap and, many argue, less onerous than ownership. The so-called sharing economy is on the radar of interests representing business, various governments in Canada and, ...

The Canadian Progressive: Supreme Court of Canada Joins Twitter

The Supreme Court of Canada announced the launch of its new English and French Twitter accounts on Monday. According to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin: “Communicating on Twitter forms part of the Court’s commitment to open and accessible justice.” The post Supreme Court of Canada Joins Twitter appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 11, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for the week of January 11, 2016: Can You Trust Online Ratings of Lawyers? Your Kids Care About Their Dad More Than Child Support Ottawa’s longest-serving judge bids farewell to the bench – Ottawa Citizen Abortion advocates to sue for access on P.E.I. Legalizing ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! Here is our first batch of leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter of 2016: When is a patient dead? It may depend on which doctor makes the call Revised Complaint Seeks Return of Money Bet on Fantasy Sports Soft kitty, warm kitty, stolen lyrics? Heirs to poet sue Big Bang ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 21, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Kim Dotcom Extradition Decision Due Tuesday A CHCH primer: Who, what, why – Hamilton Spectator Important Changes To Ontario Employers’ Obligations Regarding Violence And Harassment 50 Ontario clinics to offer publicly funded IVF treament Liberal government commits to repealing ‘spanking law’ Manitoba appoints first ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 14, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: When Even Trump Calls Foul on Scalia Toronto lawyer battles sanction for ‘incivility’ at Bre-X trial – The Globe and Mail Ottawa clears CBC of labour code violations in Ghomeshi case Law Society celebrates 10th year as a GTA Top Employer Marshall Rothstein joins ...

Joe Fantauzzi: GOOD READING: @camilacore on the political economy of Uber in Toronto

Today, taxi drivers are demonstrating in Toronto over the city dragging its heels on regulating Uber. Cabbies have also let the politicians at Queen’s Park know how they feel. Ontario also has not moved to regulate Uber. The following post has been re-posted from @camilacore‘s Facebook page with her permission.   “The cabbies are doing themselves no favour ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 7, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wiselaw on Twitter: Judge who called state position a ‘lie from the pit of hell’ faces ethics charges Ontario Dad Loses Custody of Boys After Refusing to Stop Trying to Cure Their Autism through Homeopathy Online Defamation: Linking and Liking Feds ask for 6 more months to craft ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 30, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Technology tips for the non-technology inclined lawyer Severance isn’t based on ability to pay – Hamilton Spectator Ottawa reconsidering position on Omar Khadr’s case Lane Estate (BC) Breyer Sees Value in U.S. Supreme Court’s Looking to Foreign Law The New Bardal Factors May Just ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 23, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Former Maple Leafs defenceman Ian White arrested in Winnipeg Panel recommends Quebec judge’s removal after cocaine allegations Police interrogation tactics can plant false memories, UBC study finds  Jonathan Pollard, American Who Spied for Israel, Released After 30 Years  BC Judge upholds ruling 9-year-old can’t ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 16, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Prosecutors in Teenage Sexting Cases Ask: Foolishness, or a Felony? Self-driving Google car pulled over in California for going too slowly Appeal court overturns lawyer’s conviction for smuggling drugs into jail Cop guilty of G20 assault won’t be fired — but he loses 5 ...

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: “He had a right to shoot at this drone, and I’m going to dismiss this charge” “Courting disaster: 24 ridiculous lawsuits” Insurer cancelling policies of UberX drivers Sex, love and the courts: When is a spouse a spouse? Pennsylvania Court Refuses to Recognize Saudi ...

Joe Fantauzzi: Notes on the Political Economy of the Hydro One Privatization or: Why Isn’t The Ontario Business Sector Paying Its Fair Share For Infrastructure?

Ontario’s provincial government faces a massive public infrastructure deficit. The province’s own numbers estimate the deficit at “tens of billions of dollars.” Among the high profile components of this deficit is transportation infrastructure. In response, the government says it has invested billions of dollars into transportation infrastructure since 2003. Ontario’s Liberal provincial government is in the midst of a ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: The Canadian War on Science: A long, unexaggerated, devastating chronological indictment Police drove Rob Ford home, didn’t charge him with impaired driving: ex-chief of staff Secrecy to continue when complaints are raised against judges | Toronto Star SCC upholds B.C.’s automatic roadside suspensions regime ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 12, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Coffee anyone? via @Sandra_Bekhor Legal Profession in the 21st Century: Does It Include ADR? Psychologists sued over CIA torture Who’s Social Contract? Voting Rights for Non-Residents at Issue in Frank v Canada Should apologies be admissible in court? Civil trial against Wisconsin gun shop ...