The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act constitutional. The court also proclaimed that climate change caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions is one of the great existential issues of our time.
Generally, technology provides certain expected benefits. Other benefits appear totally unexpected. As an early adopter of technology, I tried using an automotive navigation system a couple of times. Driving in a large, unknown city can be intimidating, so I like to have some gentle guidance on where to go. Anything more than this level of guidance causes my frontal cortex to freeze up. As you know, numerous people ended up in rivers, lakes and oceans simply following navigation-system directions with no further frontal cortex involvement of their own.
Legal operations emphasizes the effective and efficient delivery of legal services in-house. This relatively new discipline addresses a number of organizational issues. Counsel should no longer fight against the organizational assimilation, but they should instead work at becoming part of it.
Lawyers helped shape the face and fate of India. I refer to Mahatma Gandhi, India’s spiritual leader, and Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister. We could see the impact of these two leaders as we completed a month-long tour of various cities in India in November and part of December.
Could an improved governance model help deal with these issues? Directors often direct these types of questions to the lawyers on the board.
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was the Renaissance-era politician, writer, philosopher and name-sake of the adjective “Machiavellian,” frequently used in political discourse to refer to achieving power through cunning, manipulative, cynical, ruthless and immoral means.
How do law society rules impact the type of marketing you can use? The Law Society of Ontario recently added to its advertising rules, which state that a lawyer may market legal services only if they can show it to be demonstrably true, accurate and verifiable.
Canadians absorbed and inhaled the new Cannabis Act without any major societal destabilization. Now that the initial debris has settled, the overall haze may increase. What should you know about cannabis before the haze obscures your vision?
With the legalization of cannabis, employers, companies and employees now wonder how to deal with this new chemical in the workplace.
The LSO needs to consider revamping some traditions that no longer seem to fit with modern society.