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PM launches process to select the next Supreme Court justice

Candidates must be from Ontario, functionally bilingual, representative of Canadian diversity

Disbarred lawyer gets one-year jail sentence from Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench

Beaver practised law after losing license for stealing from trusts, using junior lawyer as cover

Private equity and pension funds see optimism for deals in 2021: Torys survey

PE institutions more comfortable doing deals in a pandemic, pension funds want change to co-invest

Canada leads declaration against arbitrary detention in state-to-state relations

Binding implementation plan should follow this initiative: Amnesty International

Bank chooses digital currency proposals submitted by Osgoode professor, other academic researchers

U of T/YorkU contingent suggest implementing new currency/payment system to support proposal

Law prof criticizes Bill C-7 medical assistance in dying for impact to physicians’ standard of care

Proposed amendments breach rights to life, equal protection of people with disabilities: Lemmens

Thalidomide survivors sue federal government for discrimination

Group claims constitutional rights violated

COVID-19 the "great revealer" of injustice: Former Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice

Beverley McLachlin says post-pandemic world must address inequity against women, other groups

Security for judgment granted for the first time in Ontario in case involving cult classic The Room

Orders for security for judgment will likely remain rare compared with security for costs: lawyer

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Ontario's top court is yet again hearing tired arguments about ignoring systemic discrimination

There are ways to tame even the toughest negotiator (or tyrant toddler), writes this litigator

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Public health objectives during pandemic should be balanced with need to increase immigration

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Planning the 2021 workplace: what to do if 2020's work-from-home arrangements become permanent

Employment lawyers say planning is key to avoid unforeseen consequences

Securing Canada’s innovation through intellectual property with a national IP strategy

Legal IP experts wonder if the Canadian government’s roll out goes far enough

Virtual practice makes virtually perfect: How to make virtual hearings successful

Proceedings will only run as smoothly as the least-skilled individual and most inadequate equipment

Building relationships key in the time of COVID-19: 2020 corporate counsel survey

Annual survey shows changes in external spend grew with need for pandemic-related expertise