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The Royal baby and the succession

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2013

Following the lead of the Scandinavian and Benelux countries, the UK decided to change the laws of succession to let the Crown pass to the senior

The limits of combat immunity

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2013

The claims in three cases against the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) arose from military operations in Iraq, in which soldiers were either killed or

No ‘essentially unlimited right’ to search student mobile phone

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 19 2013

The digital age raises difficult privacy issues. The Supreme Court of Canada recently said that the expectation of privacy in text messages precludes

No privilege in notes of interview with witness who is now opposing party in related litigation

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 27 2013

Steve Hart, along with other members of the federal public service, sued the government for alleged misrepresentations about the transferability of

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Municipality’s sale of surplus property quashed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2012

Halifax Regional Council decided to sell a surplus school property, but initially did not allow local community non-profit groups to make submissions before selling it to a developer and for a price that was significantly below the market value of the property

No liability for welly-wanging accident

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 19 2012

Welly-wanging, for those not in the know, is a pastime at outdoor events in England which involves throwing a wellington boot backwards through the legs

Don’t take everything you see on a government website at face value

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 8 2012

Especially where it’s clear that the information on the website deals only in generalities and can’t address particular circumstances, as RM learned in RM v Canada (Attorney General), 2012 FCA 202

Same-sex marriage and divorce, Canadian-style

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 15 2012

Some weeks ago a Canadian government lawyer suggested that foreign same-sex couples who come to Canada to get hitched might not actually be validly married at all

Kidnapping isn’t ‘commercial activity’ and the State Immunity At is a complete code (mostly)

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 9 2012

Steen and Jacobsen were among 18 US citizens in Beirut who were kidnapped and held for ransom by Hezbollah in the 1980s