Litigation

Defamation appeal dismissed: Woman falsely accused lawyer of sex crimes on Facebook

Defamation appeal dismissed: Woman falsely accused lawyer of sex crimes on Facebook

Lawyer says ordeal has harmed his practice

B.C. Court of Appeal finds Trans teen can seek hormone treatment without parents’ consent

B.C. Court of Appeal finds Trans teen can seek hormone treatment without parents’ consent

If the teen understands the risks and benefits of treatment, they are considered a “mature minor”

Three provincial references and appeal in high-profile Ontario case feature in SCC’s winter line-up

Three provincial references and appeal in high-profile Ontario case feature in SCC’s winter line-up

First appeal to be heard is British Columbia reference in Trans Mountain Pipeline case

Women accusing Just for Laughs founder of sexual misconduct seeking leave to appeal to SCC

Women accusing Just for Laughs founder of sexual misconduct seeking leave to appeal to SCC

Gilbert Rozon was accused of sexually harassing or assaulting at least 20 girls and women

Alberta Court of Appeal finds Charter directly applies to University’s handling of abortion protest

Alberta Court of Appeal finds Charter directly applies to University’s handling of abortion protest

Decision shows unusual lack of deference to University administrative decision-making, says lawyer

Costs ordered against lawyer upheld by Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Costs ordered against lawyer upheld by Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Courts have ordered lawyers pay costs in only 182 Canadian cases, says lawyer