The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that a lawyer must personally pay the legal costs of a hospital and a doctor involved in a legal battle with her, over her attempt to remove a client from life support, saying she was “intent on achieving her own personal objective.”
The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has determined that the University of British Columbia did not discriminate when it did not grant tenure to an assistant Indigenous law professor or promote her to associate professor.
The president of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association is calling on the government of Ontario to make good on its promise on changing the way police records checks are done, before a provincial election later this year.
A group of lawyers has launched an independent campaign questioning the requirement for members of the profession in Ontario to sign a statement of principles.
Law students say they are committed to fighting racism after the recent vandalism of two posters at Osgoode Hall Law School commemorating Black History Month.
Legal Aid Saskatchewan is looking at having lawyers use anti-theft cabling for their briefcases in different court locations after a privacy breach.
Michael Bryant says he’ll bring an interest in issues affecting people who ‘live on and near the streets’ to his role with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
Lawyers and in-house legal departments should be aware of changes to Ontario law that expands coverage of workplace-related injuries related to chronic mental stress.
A British Columbia woman who acknowledges a past addiction to crystal meth and former life dealing drugs has been allowed to proceed with her career as a lawyer, according to a recent decision by a Law Society of British Columbia hearing panel.