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The Ontario Court of Appeal Declines to Extend the Doctrine of Unconscionability into the Performance of Contracts

Canada - January 27 2016 In the 14 months since the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its landmark decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 [1] the general organizing…

Geoff R. Hall

Right Back Where You Came From: Does the law of your birthplace govern your estate without you even knowing it?

Canada - July 13 2016 If an individual is born in Alberta, lives and works in BC for more than a decade, then lives and works in Saskatchewan for more than a decade, then…

Breanna Needham

The Ontario Court of Appeal Weighs in on the Jordan Framework for Trial Within a Reasonable Time

Canada - October 12 2016 As discussed in our previous post, the Supreme Court of Canada recently dramatically altered the framework applicable to the right to a criminal trial…

Peter Brady, Michael Rosenberg

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies test to be applied at Rule 48.14 status hearings

Canada - December 15 2014 In Kara v. Arnold, 2014 ONCA 871, the Ontario Court of Appeal seized an opportunity to revisit its recent jurisprudence regarding status hearings and…

Kosta Kalogiros

R. v. Jordan - The Supreme Court of Canada Dramatically Alters the Framework Applicable to the Right to a Criminal Trial Within a Reasonable Time

Canada - July 15 2016 For decades members of the judiciary have publicly raised concerns about the swelling length and complexity of criminal cases. In October 2005…

Peter Brady, Michael Rosenberg