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 ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Christian law school to fight decision to deny accreditation Ontario fails to track complaints against Crown attorneys – Toronto Star Walmart ordered to pay $188 million for cutting Pennsylvania workers’ meal and rest breaks Cosby Won’t Be Charged Over Molestation Claim Jury Rules Against ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Harper government names a slew of new federal judges, but none for Ontario despite 31 vacancies The evolution of fraudulent conveyance – Indcondo v. Sloan – Lexology Sony Pictures hires lawyer David Boies, who warns media to destroy hacked documents Condoms must be used ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, December 12, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Multibillion-dollar Quebec lawsuit against Big Tobacco now in the hands of judge  Bank of America ordered to pay Florida couple $1M for harassing them with 700 collections robocalls  CAS racial disparities shameful, opposition MPPs say  CHL hit with $100,000 defamation suit  Labourer with 16 ...

Alberta Diary: Did you hear the one about the health minister’s Twitter followers? Neither did they!

Alberta Health Minister and bowtie enthusiast Stephen Mandel. A lot of his Twitter followers aren’t real people. Below: NDP Leader Rachel Notley. She doesn’t have as many Twitter followers, but a much higher percentage are real people. But then, what do you expect from New Democrats? Warning: People you meet on the Internet could turn ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, December 11, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: UN expert calls for prosecution of CIA officials over torture report  Detroit Is Out of Bankruptcy, but Not Out of the Woods Ontario Superior Court offers guidance on applying Hryniak to abbreviate actions – Lexology Gender identity discrimination now prohibited in Saskatchewan CJC responds ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Judge rules prosecutors can appeal verdict in Oscar Pistorius case Media to fight court seal on documents alleging RCMP leaks – Ottawa Citizen New court date set for Quebec man accused of pretending to be soldier  NDP to introduce bill to make OHIP billings ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Hair drug tests: A mother’s anguish over losing her girls May a lawyer call another lawyer unethical? Spate of inquiries spurs ethics opinion Law Society recognized as GTA top employer for ninth time – Canada NewsWire  Atheists battle laws still on the books in ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, December 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Today @SlawTips: Delegate, Don’t Abdicate via me, Rachel Spence B.C. teens sentenced for sexting case Illinois lawyer, accused of blogging with a disregard for the truth, faces proposed three-year suspension B.C. trial lawyers issue constitutional challenge of jury fees Mareva injunctions: they’re not just ...