McGill Faculty of Law alumni were reunited at a cocktail function held at Thomson Reuters’ Bay Street office in Toronto on Nov. 14.
Lawyers must thrive in a world where information is readily available and growing exponentially and that includes small law firms even if they don’t have specialized e-discovery or technology-related departments, according to a panel of experts on the subject.
One doesn’t usually think of “lawyer” and “baker” as shared skillsets, but Toronto human rights lawyer Corey Shefman is proving that otherwise.
Dress codes are often part of a job, but when do they violate employee human rights? Wade Poziomka, human rights lawyer with Ross & McBride LLP, and Priya Sarin, partner at Whitten & Lublin Employment Lawyers, discuss this topic through the lens of Poziomka's client's current dispute with a popular American restaurant chain.
A University of Ottawa law professor, Adam Dodek, will be the new common law dean for the law school.
A Toronto-based human rights program is urging Canada to stop detaining vulnerable migrants, including children and those with mental illness, as Canada is approaching its third Universal Periodic Review on human rights by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Ryerson University's Legal Innovation Zone, in Toronto, announced its next legal technology challenge on Sept. 26 for advancing artificial intelligence technology for legal services. Among those making the announcement was Ontario Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi.
The OHRC filed a contravention application today with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario stating the Ontario government has breached a 2013 settlement aimed at the treatment of mentally ill inmates, specifically those facing segregation in provincial prisons.
Accessing the justice system remains a challenge for many people: According to the Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG), 45 per cent of Ontarians say they face hurdles when trying to access the legal system.
All students need to find mentors to succeed, but for those without an established network, it is crucial.
Navigating new territory is often confusing and stressful, especially when you’re doing it alone. But in the law, entering the profession doesn’t have to be so daunting for students and new junior associates with a mentor — someone who is more experienced in the field, who can share advice and wisdom with a protégé.