An Ontario judge has awarded $750,000 in punitive and moral damages to a former Wal-Mart Canada executive — an award lawyers say is one of the highest in Canadian employment law history.
Toronto lawyer Warren Kinsella has settled a claim he launched against a Twitter subsidiary for refusing to take down an allegedly defamatory tweet.
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 Law Society of Upper Canada’s statement of principles requirement will not become optional.
The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved a plan that will eventually expand the scope of family law to let paralegals offer some services in the area.
A judge has thrown out a claim against the Law Society of New Brunswick that a lawyer brought after the regulator suspended him before an appeal of his criminal conviction was heard.
An Alberta judge has overturned an order that would have forced a journalist to disclose the identity of a confidential source to a law firm.
A cap on contingency fees is currently off the table for the Law Society of Upper Canada.
A Lakehead University law professor has asked an Ontario court for an interim injunction to stop the Law Society of Upper Canada from enforcing its new statement of principles requirement.