Woman who falsely accused lawyer of sex crimes on Facebook loses appeal

Lawyer says ordeal has harmed his practice

Legal sector, government, universities step up to remember Iran plane crash victims

Initiatives include pro bono services, a class action, and taking lead on international response

Stewart McKelvey moves Halifax office

New building features “bright, innovative spaces, locally-sourced materials, and sustainability”

Canadian Law Awards to celebrate nation’s best law firms

The new awards event will ‘recognize the impressive contributions of Canada’s top legal talent’ says one judge

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: Week of Jan. 24

Firms making moves included Fasken, Harper Grey, McMillan and Smart & Biggar

Halt construction projects on Indigenous lands, Amnesty International urges Canada

Human rights agency backs call by U.N. racism committee to freeze construction projects pending consultation

Gowling WLG can now offer direct trademark filing in China…

Hogan Lovells puts mental wellness front of mind… HSF takes defensive Brexit move for German, Korean practices…

Crypto-asset trading guidance released by securities regulators

The guidance tries to help crypto-asset traders know whether securities law applies to a transaction

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Bell, and Ontario, if they cared about mental health, would make changes in prisons, argues Michael Spratt

There was a marked dissent in high court’s revisiting of standard of review, writes Ronald Poulton

Beware the Zombie Software!

Legacy software poses an increasing data security risk to corporations, argues Lisa Lifshitz

Budgetary woes provide opportunity to break stranglehold of old law-school model, argues Ian Holloway

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Overcoming a life-threatening injury to pursue a historic appeal

Rachel Barsky fast-tracked recovery to secure bail for man jailed 36 years who says he’s innocent

How to minimize the cryptocurrency tax burden this tax season

Leading tax lawyer shares his strategy for protecting clients’ cryptocurrency gains from the CRA

WOMEN IN LAW - Partnership model requires unique approaches to mentorship, says Kim Le

By design, law firms require many voices to agree before decisions impacting young lawyers are made

Lorna Bolton: from Halton County Crown Attorney’s office to the International Criminal Tribunal

She felt the hand of history on her shoulder young and has been guided by it ever since