Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is a senior editor at Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert magazines. She cut her teeth as a legal journalist at The Lawyers Weekly and continued to freelance for legal publications; she has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing. Contact her here.

Convicted person has right to lesser of two punishments existing at time of commission or sentencing

Convicted person has right to lesser of two punishments existing at time of commission or sentencing

Majority of court finds that s. 11(1) of Charter confers binary, not global right

Police liable for battery, unlawful arrest in Caledonia counter-protest, says SCC

Police liable for battery, unlawful arrest in Caledonia counter-protest, says SCC

Top court says police can’t arrest those acting lawfully to prevent a breach of peace

SCC dismisses appeal of Ontario land surveyors over breach of copyright

SCC dismisses appeal of Ontario land surveyors over breach of copyright

Court also finds that Crown copyright provision — enacted in 1921 and never updated — should be referred back to Parliament

SCC rules that class actions in lawsuits against tech giants can proceed

SCC rules that class actions in lawsuits against tech giants can proceed

Ruling clarifies limitation period for discoverability rule, allows umbrella purchasers to join class

Considering employees during mergers and acquisitions

Considering employees during mergers and acquisitions

With acquisitions come people, and with them matters of salaries, severance, unions and other vendor and acquiror considerations

Beverley McLachlin bio provides insights into remarkable life and career

Beverley McLachlin bio provides insights into remarkable life and career

New book details legacy of "arguably one of the most effective judges the court has had"

Supreme Court of Canada set to hear appeals in Winnipeg

Supreme Court of Canada set to hear appeals in Winnipeg

Fall roster includes plans to travel for the first time in the top court’s history

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

The member of B.C.’s Saulteau First Nation was a grandmother when she began law school

Copyright law: set for an overhaul?

Copyright law: set for an overhaul?

A look at the key recommendations of two recent House of Commons reports concerning Canadian copyright law

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Professional investors may not be so excited about bullion-backed ETFs