August 2015 • Volume 39, Issue 8
Written by Gail J. CohenIssue Date: August 2015Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now in its sixth…
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Written by Shannon KariIssue Date: August 2015Three weeks after the Supreme Court of Canada spring ruling that mandatory minimums for illegal handgun possession were unconstitutional, a…
Written by Yamri TaddeseIssue Date: August 2015Gary Joseph says some years ago, he dodged a legal bullet. He was sitting in a breakout room with a…
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Written by Philip SlaytonIssue Date: August 2015Trust and law. The optimal relationship between the two is an ethical conundrum at the heart of legal practice. How much can we trust each other? How much law do we need? Do unnecessary legal rules replace trust to the detriment of a truly civil society? Does increasing legalization —…
Written by Kate SimpsonIssue Date: August 2015The article “Beyond automation” in the June issue of Harvard Business Review has sparked many excellent legal and other responses since its publication, including a summary on the excellent 3 Geeks and a Law Blog.
Written by Gail J. CohenIssue Date: August 2015The Law Society of Upper Canada is looking at making changes to the rules governing lawyer advertising. It has stirred up a hornet’s nest.