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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
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Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 22, 2017
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A complaint has been filed against a judge and a Windsor, Ont. Crown attorney for an “inappropriate social outing” that took place during an ongoing criminal trial they were both working on.
The aunts and primary caregivers of the accused in the case — Andrew Cowan — submitted the complaint, claiming Crown attorney Thomas Meehan and Ontario Superior Court Justice Kelly Gorman met for drinks the evening after the jury had rendered its guilty verdict. Cowan was convicted of second-degree murder.
Cowan, 45, was the driver in a car accident that resulted in the death of his friend, Edward Witt.
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted preliminary approval to Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.
According to Anver Saloojee, the dean of record for Ryerson University’s law school proposal, the university is still optimistic they can launch in 2019 but a more realistic date is likely 2020.
“It is a big day for the university. It is a major accomplishment for the province of Ontario, for the greater GTA, for the Ryerson community,” says Saloojee, who is also assistant vice president international for the university.
Man accused in St. Thomas bat attack is a lawyer from an influential Toronto family, CBC
'Insult to injury': trial in construction worker's death pushed to 2019, CBC
B.C. man guilty of polygamy believed he couldn't be prosecuted: lawyer, The Globe and Mail
Kentucky lawmaker a 'probable suicide' amid sexual misconduct accusations, Reuters
Breaking the law clerks' code of silence: the sexual misconduct claims against Judge Kozinski, Reuters
U.N. chief says arrest of Reuters journalists shows erosion of press freedom in Myanmar, Reuters
After defeat at home, Britain's May urges EU to move on with Brexit, Reuters