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Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is Senior Editor for Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where she assigns and edits stories and newsletters, and covers the Supreme Court of Canada, national/federal and Quebec beats, and litigation, among other topics. She cut her teeth in legal journalism as a staff writer for The Lawyers Weekly and has written broadly for other publications, including the CBA’s National magazine. She previously worked as an editor for Thomson Reuters, Rogers Publishing, the Book and Periodical Council’s annual Freedom to Read review, and for all three Toronto daily broadsheets.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature, holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario and a diplôme de langue et de civilisation françaises (niveau avancé) from the Sorbonne.

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PM launches process to select the next Supreme Court justice

PM launches process to select the next Supreme Court justice

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

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Thalidomide survivors sue federal government for discrimination

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CBA’s first all-virtual annual meeting debates climate resolution, mandatory minimum penalties

CBA’s first all-virtual annual meeting debates climate resolution, mandatory minimum penalties

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"Modernization is no longer an option; it is critical," Chief Justice Richard Wagner tells CBA AGM

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The litigation direction for 2021 is upwards

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Quebec Superior Court rules in favour of Hasidic Jewish community on limits to religious gatherings

Quebec Superior Court rules in favour of Hasidic Jewish community on limits to religious gatherings

10-person limit in Montreal’s houses of worship applies to each room with exterior exit, judge finds

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Keyvan Nassiry hung out his own shingle after 25 years in large firms, and hasn’t looked back

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Corporation’s exercise of discretion in waste disposal matter did not breach good faith duty: SCC

Good faith does not allow a contracting party to use its discretion unreasonably, court affirms

Transport Canada travel restrictions will hurt immigration to Canada, says lawyer

Transport Canada travel restrictions will hurt immigration to Canada, says lawyer

New rules unlikely to result in successful Charter challenge, experts say

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

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

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