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Application for leave to appeal dismissed - 21 May 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The applicant is Ms. Stevenson’s estranged husband. Ms. Stevenson was shot in the head as she was


Opinion dismissing FCA claims based on prior disclosure to government officials highlights debate about what constitutes a “public disclosure”
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2015

In United States ex rel. Rockey v. Ear Inst. of Chicago, No. 11-cv-07258 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 25, 2015), the relator alleged that her former employer, the


British Columbia Court of Appeal allows tort claims by First Nations based on Aboriginal title and rights to proceed to trial
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 28 2015

On April 15, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal (“Court”) decided that it is possible for First Nations to bring tort claims founded on Aboriginal title


Ohio districts must release names of substitutes used during strike if there is no current threat
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled on March 25 that the names of substitute teachers who work during a teachers' strike are public record, but qualified


All about appropriate appropriation
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2015

This post looks at the importance of local authorities engaging in a conscious deliberative process when appropriating land for a particular purpose


Stating the obvious employer did not need to prove adverse impact of senior employee's long term absence
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2015

The claimant in Bolton St Catherine's Academy v O'Brien, director of Learning ICT, was assaulted by a pupil at the school where she worked, suffering


Justice Department Settles Fair Housing Act Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination in On-Campus Housing
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on January 4 that Kent State University (KSU) has agreed to pay $145,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 14 January 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 14 2016

The respondent was a first-time, non-violent federal offender who was sentenced after the repeal of accelerated parole review (“APR”) for offences


Illinois court finds teaching the “N” word is not protected by the First Amendment
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 15 2015

Recently, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois addressed whether a teacher could be disciplined for using the word


Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

In overturning the Court of Appeal's decision, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified that where a court reviews a decision of a specialized