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Lawyer seeks certainty through sperm bank
Law Times
When Markham, Ont., lawyer Lauri Daitchman sat down with her same-sex partner to plan how she'd become pregnant with their first child, she had no idea just how quickly visions of their rosy-cheeked newborn would soon lead to complicated legal questions.

Feeling the pinch of downsizing
Canadian Lawyer InHouse, online
Continued uncertainty in the global economy may have an impact on in-house positions in Canada prompting the Association of Corporate Counsel in Ontario to launch an initiative for its members who may find themselves between jobs.

Court holds innocent party liable for someone else's pollution
Law Times
A recent Ontario Divisional Court decision poses a conundrum for lawyers advising property and business owners given its negative impact on innocent parties affected by environmental contamination.



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Legal gadfly brought theatre to Hamilton's courts
Law Times
Walter Tucker was probably grinning from the heavens as a small party of friends gathered at the Fletcher Creek park last month to share some cannabis "sacrament" and spread his ashes over the verdant countryside.

Judge nixes ADR clause from final order
Law Times
A London, Ont., family lawyer fears a judge's decision not to include a mediation-arbitration clause in a final order, despite both parties agreeing to it, could give dissatisfied parents an escape route from ADR processes.

Video: Ontario Legal News Update
Law Times, online
Get the latest news for the week of June 18 in the Ontario Legal News Update with Law Times editor Glenn Kauth.

Chief Justice Winkler honoured by York University
Law Times
York University has honoured Ontario Chief Justice Warren Winkler with a doctor of laws degree. Click
here to read more of this story and other news tidbits in this week's Inside Story.



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Fitting honour for rights code's 50th
Law Times, editorial
Ontario legislators acknowledged the Human Rights Code's 50th anniversary in a fitting way last week. On Wednesday, a private member's bill to protect transgendered people under the code passed third reading.

Sleepless nights and caffeinated days: welcome to parenthood
Canadian Lawyer, online
It's 5:02 p.m. when my phone rings. Surrounded by heaps of corporate minute books, I don't need to see the display to identify the caller - I know this call well, writes Trial by Fire guest columnist Neil Schwartz. My wife is on the line and, quickly dispensing with pleasantries, she poses the dreaded question: "What's your status?"

Keeping staff in a small law firm
Canadian Lawyer, online
One of the many challenges facing the small firm is attracting and keeping quality staff. For a small firm the challenge can be significant and costly, writes David Paul in this instalment of his Field Notes.



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Well-armed for a career after legal clinic articles
Canadian Lawyer 4Students, online
Throughout my journey at the Community Legal Clinic-Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, I've had a wide array of experiences and opportunities that have enabled me to grow as a young legal advocate, writes Holly Gomes.

Discrimination cases wade dangerously into reversing onus
Law Times
In order to make a finding of racial discrimination, complainants must establish that their race was a factor in an adverse treatment, writes Alan Shanoff in his Social Justice column.

Increasing law firm profitability - what's working and what's not?
Canadian Lawyer, online
When I advised back in January that I had invited a few folks to write on topics they were both passionate and knowledgeable about, I was hoping that Colin Cameron would be one of those guest columnists. So I am very pleased to say he has graciously agreed to write this month's Definitely Mabey column.

Smart technology in the developing world
Canadian Lawyer, online
I am all for technology as a means to an end - particularly if that end benefits the many as opposed to only the few - and innovation that contributes to the improvement of quality of life is unquestionably something we need more of, particularly if it improves the lives of people living in developing countries, writes The IT Girl Sarah Dale-Harris.



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