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Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, April 15, 2014: Cash Store seeks bankruptcy protection after Ontario suspends payday loan … – Financial Post Maple Leaf Gardens sex offender to plead guilty to 103 charges LSUC panel considers, rejects bid for restorative justice for lawyer Trudeau sued for blocking candidacy | National Newswatch India tops countries censoring Facebook content – USA TODAY Justin Bieber a no-show at Toronto court hearing on assault charge Judge orders Ohio to recognize out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples Prosecutors to Charge Suspect With Hate Crime in Kansas Shooting Guardian and (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, April 14, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, April 14, 2014: Federal appeals court overturns conviction for ‘white hat’ hacker ‘Weev’ Wall Street Journal on law firm hiring Pope Takes Responsibility in Priests’ Abuse Scandal Questions linger about secret panel for Marc Nadon’s appointment Foster families have been ‘ready for months’ to receive Lev Tahor children N.J. cop charged in dog attack on driver McDonald’s foreign worker practices face growing scrutiny – British Columbia – CBC News CRA’s online services resume following Heartbleed scare Handling of Lori Douglas case a ‘stain’ – Manitoba – (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, April 14, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, April 10, 2014: Ex-wife gets less in divorce of BigLaw partner because her badmouthing hurt rainmaking, NY judge says Microsoft GC calls for better training of young lawyers and more diversity in NALP conference speech The New Canadian Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) Tax Court confirms that the Minister is not above the law Witness anonymity a hidden barb in victims’ rights bill: Walkom – Toronto Star Canada Revenue Agency online services may be shut down until the weekend Two moms, a baby in Tennessee and a (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 10, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, April 9, 2014: Here’s everything you need to know about the Heartbleed web security flaw Auditors won’t let Livent decision stand without a fight | Financial Post Male strippers caused emotional distress to nursing home resident, suit alleges Reasonable notice and the older worker Tips Tuesday Ontario’s Court Filing System Needs Fixing LSUC Notice: CPD Requirement late fee Windows XP support ends: Why this could be trouble for some Oscar Pistorius tells about fatal shooting and ‘the moment that everything changed’ A Story from ABA TECHSHOW Newsroom (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, April 7, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, April 7, 2014:

Livent auditor Deloitte ordered to pay $84.8-million for failing detect fraud | Financial Post Appeal Court set to hear battle over citizenship oath to the Queen A cautionary tale about using DIY legal forms Rob Ford not kept out of ACC lounge because of BMO Field vote: MLSE Golnaz Vakili: Lawyer in hiding accused of stealing millions swears she’s innocent Mississippi governor signs bill allowing businesses to refuse service for “religious reasons” CanLII Connects website connects accessible law to Canadians US Justice Dept. (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, April 7, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, April 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, April 4, 2014: Legal experts slam Tory victims’ rights bill – Toronto Star Self-representation rising in B.C., chief justice warns Google pays $1.4 million fine in Italy over ‘StreetView’ concerns Food trucks face new rules of the road after Toronto council’s votes Restaurant owner’s defamation lawsuit against Rob Ford headed to Appeal Court Mourners for Brampton courthouse shooter Charnjit Bassi left with many questions Apple v. Samsung – the Saga Continues Supreme Court of Canada to decide scope of Charter protections for tax penalties (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, April 4, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 03, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, April 03, 2014: Unpaid interns dropped from Rogers-owned magazines Brazen 2 probe of Rob Ford and others mired in OPP-Toronto dispute Canada’s worst prison? Censored report details ‘appalling’ conditions at Iqaluit correction centre Going Paperless – Techshow Style Convicted killer wins bid for second winter parka – CTV News Prostitution law consultations find little consensus among police – CBC.ca Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics Can You Be Prosecuted for a Facebook ‘like’? No easy task to qualify for (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 03, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines for Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, April 2, 2014: Ontario court gives another overtime class action the green light Changes to the Canada Labour Code Vancouver distracted driver finally halted after 26 tickets, $4,300 in fines Drew Hasselback: ‘Seven sisters’ no longer rule the Bay Street roost Michigan judge is censured after bringing contempt proceedings against woman who cursed court clerks Lawyers choose their favorites for ‘60 Sites in 60 Minutes’ Liquor in Ontario grocery stores? It’s coming, finance minister says Crown loses appeal of day-trip permission for Richard Kachkar Five paralegals elected (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, April 1, 2014: Lawyer wants to question Bieber again about ex-Selena Gomez “Why Is LSUC Donating to Political Parties?”: Some Answers and Questions Former Pakistan leader Musharraf indicted for high treason Ontario lawyers weighing in on Trinity Western The Lawyer Therapist: Authenticity, not money, key to lawyers’ happiness – Law Times Sun News : Raw milk proponent moved on from cow-share scheme Employee Refuses to Admit Any Disability – Employer Still Liable! PQ would invoke ‘notwithstanding’ clause over secular charter Law bloggers sum up their time (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 31, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, March 31, 2014:

Unpaid internship crackdown won’t ease suffering on young jobseekers – CBC.ca ABA creates grant program to employ new law grads who help low income clients Officer shot at Brampton courthouse intercepted gunman, witnesses say – The Globe and Mail Secret surveillance courts in U.S. and Canada explained Officer shot at Brampton courthouse ‘alert,’ speaking with family NY Guidelines on Lawyers’ Use of Social Media Networks Maple Lodge Farms fined for chicken suffering – Mississauga Judge: Probation for du Pont heir in daughter (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 31, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 28, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, March 28, 2014: Divorce is actually on the rise, and it’s the baby boomers’ fault Tech-savvy litigators give advice and recommend tools SCC denies bid by Ottawa to limit prisoner challenges Man wrongly convicted of rape 40 years ago sets court date to sue RCMP Federal appeals court upholds restrictive Texas abortion rules for physicians Walmart sues Visa for $5 billion for using ‘price-fixing schemes’ against merchants After Heenan Blaikie, is it all over for Big Law? – The Globe and Mail Ontario cracks down on unpaid (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 28, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, March 27, 2014: Meilleur first francophone Ontario AG TD bank employee in NJ refuses to notarize American Atheist documents for ‘personal reasons’ Virginia lawyer sues to learn whether the FBI accessed his law firm’s computers Chicago-based law firm sues Malaysia Airlines and Boeing over Flight MH370 Federal judge awards $802K in attorney fees and costs in case over jail mail Michigan judge who texted shirtless photo, was involved with witness and lied under oath loses job Bin Laden’s son-in-law found guilty of conspiring to kill Americans Cyber (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, March 26, 2014:

Egyptian lawyers boycott new mass trial of almost 700 suspected Islamists – Toronto Star Ontario Superior a Court action: BlackBerry sues exec to stay for six months after being poached by Apple Ruling: Kansas can strip Planned Parenthood funds Colorado Supreme Court ethics ruling allows attorneys to advise marijuana businesses Lev Tahor family in Guatemala no longer needs to check in with embassy Federal appeals court extends stay on ruling against Michigan’s marriage equality ban Stephen Harper says he ‘respects’ Supreme Court rejection of (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, March 25, 2014:

4 arrested in 1WTC jump Obama to Propose Legislation Ending NSA Bulk Records Collection TV judge Joe Brown compares himself to MLK following courthouse outburst and arrest Answering e-mails after hours? You could be entitled to overtime – The Globe and Mail Prison officials’ lawsuit defence denies plotting with Rob Ford in jail attack Angry Judge Says Maricopa Sheriff Arpaio Defied Order on Profiling Latinos Amid Wave of Pro-Gun Legislation, Georgia Proposes Sweeping Law to Allow Guns at Airports, Bars Former TV Judge Joe (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, March 24, 2014: Rob Ford says he was imitating Hulk Hogan in violent rant video Turkish Lawyers Seek Cancellation of Twitter Ban Iran blasts Ontario judge: ‘Politically motivated’ decision to hand $7M in state assets to terror victims Adultery website Ashley Madison countersues ex-employee who claims she wrote fake profiles Law Schools Paying the Salaries of Graduates Conservatives don’t rule out getting Nadon on Supreme Court bench (*not gonna happen) US Appeals Expected to Block More State Marriage Bans on Fast Track to Justices Lawyer, Disrupt Thyself (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 24, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 21, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, March 21, 2014: Microsoft snoops through reporter’s Hotmail and chat records in search for Windows 8 leak Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom loses NZ appeal to access extradition evidence Iran to forfeit $7M in Canadian assets for ‘supporting terrorism’ – CBC.ca #law Never-before-seen court documents released in Lev Tahor case – CTV News Canadians living abroad may be surprised to learn they owe Ottawa taxes – The Globe and Mail Hefty costs bill for woman who sued divorce lawyer after disregarding the lawyer’s advice. Arizona couple awarded (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 21, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, March 19, 2014: Medical marijuana users eye B.C. court case to avoid ‘doomsday’ Plasma clinic plans to open in Toronto in defiance of promised Ontario ban Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10 years in criminal contempt case over diet-book claims The NFL Seeks Restitution for M.I.A.’s Super Bowl Halftime Show – Businessweek Google’s YouTube and Viacom settle copyright-infringement suit IRS says security breach affected 20,000 employees, but no taxpayer records Stripped of Boy Scout leadership posts, 2 men avoid jail in case of (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 18, 2014140

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, March 18, 2014: Athletes file class-action against NCAA Focus: Bankruptcy relief for assault convict rejected Twenty Oregon students suspended for ‘cyberbullying’ a teacher via retweets Toronto family lawyer sues ex-employer’s counsel over his comments about her wrongful dismissal suit Patrick Brazeau’s fraud case delayed until April 28 Louisiana judge rules against creationist teacher who called Buddhist student’s faith ‘stupid’ This week at the SCC Computer Virus Locks Up American Law Firm’s Files Sexual assault charges dropped in rare court-martial of top military leader Law Times Editorial: Maintain (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 18, 2014140

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 13, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, March 13, 2014: My post today @slawtips: Building a Law Firm Website Canada: Court Leaves Glass Empty for Raw Milk Crusader Lawyers Prepare for G.M. Suits With Novel Strategies Kennedy denies request to block gun magazine law New Jersey judge: Moms in labor can bar fathers from the delivery room Why being too handsome doomed Matthew McConaughey’s lawsuit Heenan Blaikie wills & estates vaults transferred The Fight for ABS Is Just Beginning Posner: Appeal brief is ‘a gaunt, pathetic document’; lawyer ‘shenanigans’ should have been (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 13, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, March 12, 2014: Man freed after 30 years on death row CIA Lawyer At Center Of Computer Snooping Clash “What Makes Lawyers Happy? Transcending the Anecdotes with Data from 6200 Lawyers” Raw milk crusader vows to press 20-year fight despite Appeal Court loss One-sentence SCOTUS dissent suggests court should consider issue of secret death-penalty drugs Accident victims group, Ontario PC critic call for reform of auto insurers’ medical assessments NSA tells ABA it is ‘firmly committed’ to rule of law and ‘bedrock’ attorney-client privilege Ailing Rubin ‘Hurricane’ (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, March 11, 2014: The U.S. News 2015 Law School Rankings Are Here: Smell The Prestige Saudi embassy claims immunity from contractor’s lawsuit Saudi man gets 10 years for Twitter posts Apple releases iOS 7.1 Mountie who shot Dziekanski with Taser on trial for perjury in Vancouver ‘Justice Index’ Scores States on Access to Justice Convicted killer in fast-food massacre is awarded $415K in suit against jail guard; will he collect? NSA is ‘setting fire to the future of the internet,’ Edward Snowden tells SXSW audience (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, March 10, 2014: Michigan Supreme Court demands tougher sanctions against ‘hardly working’ judge Bill regulating unpaid internships passes first reading at Queen’s Park – Varsity Scarborough courthouse crown attorney charged with assault after lawyers’ pub fight – Toronto Star S.C. prosecutors balk at being told they have to be honest Criminal cases plunge across Toronto – Toronto Star Would a Super Bowl Commercial Profit a Law Firm? Courts may be lenient with Lev Tahor: Lawyer | Ontario | News | Toronto Sun Opinion: How the Supreme (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, March 10, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 7, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, March 7, 2014: Sperm Donors – The “Seed” of Legal Liability Has Been Planted In Kansas Laws Required to Swat Employers Hands from Tip Jar New BC Family Law Act – No More Palm Tree Justice for Unmarried Couples Poor Baby, Poor Mommy – The Rights of Incarcerated Mothers Canadian regulator CRTC: Not enough locally-made porn on television Pussy Riot members burned with chemicals and beaten in ‘organized’ McDonald’s attack SC bill would repeal ‘stand your ground’ law – Times Union Ontario bill would require MPPs to (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, March 7, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 6, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, March 6, 2014: Whitehall and Microsoft negotiate NHS Windows XP hacker survival plan Anti-virus software ‘totally useless’ in face of growing malware threat New pot legislation in the works, justice minister says Massacheusetts Court: ‘Upskirt’ photos are legal Testimony at Hacking Trial Gives Peek Into British Tabloids Unpaid interns: MPP calls for new ESA protections in private member’s bill – Toronto Star Federal judge refuses to block Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban George Doodnaught denied bail while appealing sex assault convictions Vancouver police won’t enforce new marijuana law (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, March 6, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, March 5, 2014: Marijuana TV ad makes history in U.S. The Most Bizarre Lawyer Commercial Professional engineering requirements found discriminatory towards immigrants DealBook: A Standoff of Lawyers Veils Madoff’s Ties to JPMorgan Chase Rob Ford on Jimmy Kimmel – Video Can US whistleblower protections apply to law firms? SCOTUS says yes in case involving mutual fund SlawTips Tuesday Victims of Dr. George Doodnaught go public with stories Hamilton man who assisted friend’s suicide awaits Supreme Court of Canada ruling, sentencing on hold Quebec language police (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, March 5, 2014