Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: California’s first ‘revenge porn’ conviction sends man to jail for topless photos of his ex  Rob Ford’s tenure over: Incoming Toronto mayor takes oath Trauma dog helps Calgary girl testify at sex assault trial against father Manitoba to ban minors from tanning beds  Should ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: White Cleveland cops who killed unarmed black suspect claim racial discrimination over suspensions  Ontario Justice David Brown: Achieving the Fundamental Goal of the Civil Justice System US fails to revoke Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s bail conditions in New Zealand  The “Right to be Forgotten” ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Are Gore, Suzuki, and Neil Young Hypocrites for Using Oil?

No. They are victims of circumstance, and despite their wealth and fame, they alone cannot change ‘the system’. A voice from the Facebook-sphere intones: “I appreciate your commitment and respect what you are trying to achieve but bashing fossil fuels while you continue to use them adds no value to your cause.” Not true. As ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Monday, December 1, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Supreme court strengthened by women, aboriginals, retired justice LeBel says  Heenan facing flurry of lawsuits – Law Times Ghomeshi charges bring ‘similar fact’ argument to fore  The dismantling of Supreme Court reform – The Globe and Mail  Australian lawyer sets world record with Christmas ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 27, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 27, 2014: Retired judge taking over G20 disciplinary hearing has history of overturned decisions | The Toronto Star BC Civil Liberties Association challenges publication ban in Legislature bomb plot case Chemerinsky: What is a ‘true threat’ on Facebook? SCOTUS to decide  ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 26, 2014: NDP MP says she gave no ‘explicit’ consent to Liberal’s alleged advances  Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom says extradition fight has cost him $10 million Ontario orders review of TDSB after ‘inappropriate behaviour’ Brown family lawyer denounces ‘unfair’ Ferguson process that ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, November 25, 2014:  F. Lee Bailey loses his quest to practice law again after past misdeeds Toobin: Ferguson prosecutor’s icy tone fanned flames (Opinion) As Fords exit mayor’s office, conflict probes intensify The straight-talking judge behind the aboriginal medicine ruling Hacker claiming ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 24, 2014: ‘Nude judge’ misconduct case to start anew with sex photos off-limits for now Ottawa police, Supreme Court websites shut down after possible hack – CBC.ca  Judge: Missouri police can’t stop media recordings Anatomy of a custody dispute that got ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 21, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 21, 2014: Crowdsourcing Comes to the Booming World of ‘Litigation Finance’ Sick Kids breaks silence about cocaine hair tests  Calif. prosecutors try using obscure law to send musician to prison for life over rap album Supreme Court will hear high-stakes case ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 20, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 20, 2014: Garry Wise’s Post Today @SlawTips; Apple Broke My IPad (But Now They Fixed It, So I’m Not Mad Anymore) Ontario looking at e-signatures for real estate deals  Ex-Conservative staffer Michael Sona gets 9 months in jail in robocalls scandal  ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 19, 2014:  California: If We Empty The Prisons, We Lose Our Cheap Labor New rule of civil procedure tool to deal with vexatious litigants Telus complains to CRTC over NHL content use by Rogers – Business – CBC News City of ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesdsay, November 18, 2014: Virginia cop sues lawyer for alleged defamation over comments about penis search warrant Lawyer is disbarred for ‘inexplicable incompetence’ (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb) CASL Spamaflop not constitutional  Lawyer Who Allegedly Stabbed Law Firm’s Managing Partner ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 17, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 17, 2014: Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes  Judge explains disturbing reason almost everyone please guilty  Missouri Mom Gets 78 Years for Waterboarding Kids Courts need to reconsider laws around kinky sex The ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 14, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 14, 2014: LCBO close to deals for grocery store kiosks in Toronto, Mississauga, London Privatization of Justice: Balancing Efficiency and Access to Justice  Supreme Court of Canada imposes general duty of good faith in contract performance  US Supreme Court allows Kansas ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 13, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 13, 2014: Improper police ‘carding’ continues in Jane-Finch area, survey finds Appeal set for Nfld class-action lawsuit over moose crashes Twitter harassment trial: Defence says complainant shared false rumours about the accused Doctor in India sterilization deaths arrested  Advanced Deposition Techniques: ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: #CBCTweetup Was Fun

Last Thursday I attended the first CBC Tweetup, which is a gathering of people who’ve connected via Twitter. https://twitter.com/search?q=%23CBCtweetup Check out our #CBCTweetup #Storify! Thanks to all who joined us for a spectacular evening! http://t.co/SB1Fnhiriz pic.twitter.com/1oX7DtaXrU — CBC Saskatchewan (@CBCSask) November 12, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 12, 2014: Slaw Tips Tuesday Mayonnaise lawsuit sees Hellman’s sue over lack of eggs Ontario guard tried to cover up shackled inmate’s brutal jail beating, court hears Supreme Court of Canada to rule on the role of good faith in contracting ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 10, 2014: Fewer LSAT Test Takers—Down 8.1% Union ‘disappointed’ by comments from CBC boss on Ghomeshi allegations Don’t worry ladies, it will never happen to you The 85 Richest People On The Planet Now Have As Much Money As The Poorest ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 7, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 7, 2014:  Canada’s new prostitution law receives Royal Assent; BC sex workers say revamped law is still dangerous  Faking it: 4 ways companies artificially boost their online reputations Sick Kids quiet amid growing concerns about hair tests Microsoft Changes Tack, Making ...

Aaron Manton: My #TOpoli Influence

I found my modest dot on this data visualization of 2014 #TOpoli tweeters by Vox Pop Labs. It’s just about exactly where/how big you’d expect it to be: Pretty neat! You can see the whole graphic, as well as a list of the 101 most influential tweeters, here.Filed under: Toronto Politics Tagged: Toronto, Toronto Media, ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 6, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 6, 2014: Anti-abortion laws blocked by Oklahoma’s top court Food-safety lawyer won’t eat these things My post today @SlawTips; Two-Timing on My iPad With a Windows Tablet ‘Honour-based’ violence, polygamy targeted in Conservative bill  Conservatives propose increasing legal marriage age of ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 5, 2014: Canada’s Senate passes controversial prostitution legislation C-36 Panel won’t dismiss charges against Manitoba judge Lori Douglas  Premier Wynne Calls for Review of Sexual Harassment Rules in Ontario Jian Ghomeshi and CBC call in lawyers as questions swirl about who ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Woman suing Russell Williams can’t target his military pension yet OSC upholds insider trading and tipping charges against Finkelstein friend  PGA star claims law firm stole $3M to help cover shortfall after managing partner embezzlement  US Supreme Court Weighs ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 3, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 3, 2014:  Police Targeted Media With No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson, Tapes Show CBC fired Jian Ghomeshi after seeing ‘graphic evidence’: internal memo Ottawa professor facing extradition over anti-Semitic bombing in Paris asks top court to hear his appeal Legal Skills Prof ...

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 30, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 30, 2014:  Former Canadian citizenship judge jailed for illegally revealing citizenship exams New Zealanders to vote on removing Union Jack from flag  Does LSUC have your current email address? Peter Feldberg elected managing partner of Fasken Martineau following contentious vote Lawyer ...