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Mckesson: appellate advocacy and the recusal of a trial judge

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 24 2014

The rules which govern the adversarial trial and appellate process, as distinct from the inquisitorial process, have evolved to help ensure that the

A civil spin on R v Mian

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • September 23 2014

The word "civil" does not appear once in the criminal case of R v Mian, 2014 SCC 54. But this is still an important decision for civil litigators

Did you get what you paid for? The exercise of judicial discretion when assessing professional fees in a bankruptcy and insolvency context

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 17 2014

Bankruptcy and insolvency professionals should take note of two recent Ontario Superior Court decisions that put professional fees in the spotlight

Ontario Superior Court of Justice: the expert's report

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 16 2014

Lawyers who perform a portion of their practice in the Courtroom or in front of various Boards and Tribunals such as the Ontario Municipal Board will

Do lawyers give an implied indemnity when they provide advice? Alberta Court of Appeal says no

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 15 2014

In Addison & Leyan Ltd v Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, 2014 ABCA 230, the Alberta Court of Appeal clarified the circumstances in which a plaintiff can

Seller beware! The buyer may use your own privileged documents against you in a court of law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 12 2014

The law of evidence in Quebec draws heavily on common law. Case law from courts in the rest of Canada and in the United States relating to

Proposed class action against law firm not certified

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 3 2014

LawPro can breathe a sigh of relief - a recent decision suggest that clients are unlikely to succeed in certifying class actions against their former

When does the clock start to run? Contribution claims under Alberta’s Tort-Feasors Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2014

At common law, a plaintiff who has been injured as a result of the acts of two or more tort-feasors - the party committing the wrongdoing - can sue

R. v. Graham: Ontario Court of Appeal explains protocol for appeal alleging ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 17 2014

In its July 29, 2014 decision in R. v. Graham, the Ontario Court of Appeal (Cronk, Watt and van Rensburg JJ.A.) comprehensively considered how to

Griekwastad convicted murderer turns 18 now may we identify him?

  • Webber Wentzel
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  • Canada, South Africa, United Kingdom
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  • August 15 2014

Journalists need to take great care, from a legal and ethical perspective, when reporting on cases involving a child accused. This post deals only