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Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, July 29, 2014: Kansas City lawyer’s blog posts could be an issue in judicial confirmation bid Ontario Superior Court Master Richard Peterson mourned  Online offer of beer to egg Rob Ford results in criminal charge Toward a Modernised and More Accessible Justice: Technological Courtroom Management Tweeting from courtroom impresses Nova Scotia top judge News of DNA exoneration stuns ex-inmate who didn’t request test Global law group accuses Harper of encroaching on judicial independence Court rules against atheist group: September 11 museum can display Ground Zero cross Antonin (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Suit Seeks to Establish Right to Record New York Police Officers Conservatives amending bill to outlaw prostitution near daycares, schools and playgrounds Court of Appeal endorses use of hybrid trials – Lexology (registration)  Prostitution bill critics treated as hostile witnesses at committee Oshawa restaurant owners charged with voyeurism after hidden camera found in staff washroom NY Judge will review undercover video in UPL case against Legal Docs by Me  Federal appeals court upholds university’s consideration of race in admissions  WikiLeaks founder Assange detention (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, July 16, 2014: The Laws of 2014 FIFA World Cup – Slaw Google+ apologizes and rescinds real-name requirement for users Judge urged to preserve accounts of residential school survivors – CTV News Barrie Convicted Ex-Mayor Ray Nagin Files Appeal John Wayne’s Heirs Are Suing Duke University for the Right to Make ‘Duke’ Bourbon Aboriginal title’s true meaning: billable hours  Michael Geist’s defense of Canada’s indefensible anti-spam law CASL – Rachel Spence, Law Clerk Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

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

Here are the leading legal headines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, July 15, 2014: High-level female Yahoo executive sued by subordinate for sexual harassment and wrongful termination Mistaken ‘reply all’ email leads to suspension without pay for Atlanta prosecutor  Distracted driving No. 1 safety concern on roads, CAA Manitoba says First Nations launch 9 constitutional challenges on Northern Gateway pipeline Sidebar: Roberts’s Incremental Approach Frustrates Supreme Court Allies Lawyer sued by Judge Judy over TV ads says stations urged him to participate Who Is To Blame For Declining LSAT Applications?   Omar Khadr’s war-crimes convictions stand despite legal (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, July 14, 2014: Girl, 14, raped on Indian village council orders in revenge for brother’s crime, police say Mayor Rob Ford snub of World Pride defended  Google launches advisory council on ‘right to be forgotten’ Pot is legal and sky hasn’t fallen Should a pregnant drug addict be charged with assault? DealBook: How a Raid in Benghazi Helped Shape Citigroup’s $7 Billion Settlement Michael Thompson fights to vote on Chief Bill Blair’s future | LEVY | Toronto  Revisiting Aboriginal Title Part III: SCC Clarification in Tsilhqot’in Nation (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Monday, July 14, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, July 11, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, July 11, 2014: Toronto man faces charges after police say teen forced into sex trade Challenging a Few Myths About Legal Marketing  Toronto doctor cleared after politically-motivated complaint over Orthodox Jewish circumcision practice California lawyer says someone hijacked her bar number for rogue filing in high-profile federal case First person to legally purchase pot in WA fired after being seen on local news buying it  My Post this week @SlawTips: Your Wireless Dead-Spots Can Actually Get a Life MPs hear final witnesses as review of (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, July 11, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, July 10, 2014: New Winnipeg bus bylaw bans singing Cut use of ‘gotcha card’ by requiring pretrial searches of jurors’ backgrounds, judges suggest Biebs gets 2 years probation for pelting neighbour’s home with eggs Bieber to be charged with vandalism in L.A.  Police want to take photos of U.S. teen’s private parts for evidence in sexting case  Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin gets 10 years for bribery DA’s office says NY judge faked toilet-tank cover attack; jurist now faces multi-count indictment  Prostitution bill likely (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 10, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headliens from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, July 9, 2014: California court closures: 200-mile trek to courthouse or plead guilty? Some defendants choose the latter Defence closes case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial CASL: myths about Canada’s anti-spam law Anti-spam law is ludicrous regulatory overkill – The Globe and Mail Legal action pending after Northern Ireland bakery refuses gay “Bert and Ernie” wedding cake order  Tories’ $20M pledge to help prostitutes so ‘inadequate’ it’s hard to take seriously: Calgary police chief Democrats Push Bill to Reverse US Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptives  Critics of prostitution (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, July 8, 2014: The right to be forgotten The future of unconventional restrictive covenants More opposition to Tory prostitution bill emerges as marathon hearings begin Canada’s anti-spam law perspectives Federal judge to Supreme Court following Hobby Lobby decision: ‘STFU’ Prostitution bill likely to face court challenge, Peter MacKay says Donald Sterling Case Set to Begin; Clippers Sale in Balance Judge approves $29 million settlement for survivors of Halifax orphanage  Canadian border agents can’t be forced to wear name tags: tribunal Judge approves NFL concussion settlement: lawyers B. (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, July 7, 2014: Marathon prostitution hearings begin Monday Cell phones on U.S.-bound flights scrutinized For Conservatives, courts are a tempting target in 2015 campaign: Tim Harper Legal Aid Is Funding Separation Agreements Prostitution bill hearings to begin in special summer parliament session ‘Go to hell,’ Doug Ford tells autistic son’s dad after integrity complaint  Legal Aid Ontario | Undergoing mediation? Both parties may be eligible for family lawyers Judge sanctions NY lawyer who claimed ‘rogue attorney’ appeared on his behalf After censorship complaints, Google restores (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Monday, July 7, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, July 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, July 4, 2014: ‘So sue me’: Obama draws strength from gridlock in Congress Right to be forgotten: Google erases British media articles from search results  Blagojevich appeal considers political horse-trading and criminality  Corporations race into Ginsburg’s ‘minefield’ to claim post-Hobby Lobby religious exemptions Catholic Charities, Rick Warren, ask Obama for right to use fed funds to discriminate against gays Designing your law office to save money and boost productivity—without sacrificing style  Government open to amendments to proposed prostitution law: Peter MacKay  Supreme Court ends ‘vexatious’ litigant’s 7-year (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, July 4, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, July 2, 2014: Canadian businessman, 74, facing prison sentence in Cuba is cautionary tale to foreign investors: MP Consumer non-disparagement clauses gone wild: the sequel Fewer women named by Conservatives to federal boards MConnell/Bush-judge strikes down gay marriage ban in Kentucky  Court upholds French burqa ban  The Supreme Court is Harper’s real Opposition – The Globe and Mail U.S. man’s plea deal includes vasectomy, controversy erupts  Getting Started With Legal Knowledge Management (via @conniecrosby) Belgian court rules that brothel can not be named after (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 27, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, June 27, 2014: CASL Hits Next Week – Are You Ready? Peter MacKay says controversial Mother’s and Father’s Day emails written by female staffer Ontario’s eldercare laws under review as dementia rates rise Justin Bieber sued for allegedly hitting California pedestrian with Ferrari  Contract on toilet paper slammed by Saskatchewan Law Society – Saskatchewan – CBC News Federal Justice department to slash $52.2M in legal services work for governments Winnipeg father admits to stealing children from their mother, hiding them in Mexico for four years U. (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 27, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 26, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, June 26, 2014: Courts strike down same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Utah Supreme Court rules Internet startup Aereo illegally retransmits broadcast signals Eric Holder: European citizens should be able to sue U.S. over privacy violations  Ontario Human Rights Commission releases new policy on mental health disabilities and addictions  Professional regulators’ ability to limit unlicensed competition at center of US Supreme Court case – VIN Ontario attorney general critical of Peter MacKay’s comments about women Ontario attorney general, Quebec Justice Minister take swipe at Peter MacKay (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 26, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, June 25, 2014: Ontario Superior Court: Employer’s Out-Of-Province Payroll Is Relevant To ESA Severance Pay Threshold The Case for Totally Banning Cigarettes Tips Tuesday Rebekah Brooks cleared, PM’s ex-aide convicted in U.K. phone hacking trial Dentist sues for booking mistake that sent him to Grenada, not Granada Law Student Sues Over Bad Grade That Destroyed His Legal Career  Madoff’s former accountant takes plea, will be 15th defendant convicted for role in $17.5B sheme Law that criminalizes HIV promotes spread of disease, doctors say Peter MacKay’s (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, June 24, 2014: Reporters group denies press pass to SCOTUSblog, calls founder’s Supreme Court advocacy ‘lobbying’   ABS: Non-lawyers in the Ontario law firm ownership mix New SCC Justice Gascon seen as always prepared, and expecting the same of others Posed cadavers at funerals in Puerto Rico allowed under 2012 law; a New Orleans trend?  Why Canada’s anti-spam legislation is creating so much spam Rap lyrics head to Supreme Court Christie Blatchford: Want to see more female judges? Blow up the stupid appointment system Expat voting: Court (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 20, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, June 20, 2014: War of lawsuits embroils billionaire philanthropist, business brothers, Toronto cops and disbarred lawyer Ottawa to fight court ruling giving ex-pats a vote – CBC.ca Redskins’ trademark lawyer says it will be business as usual Lawyer claims Donald Sterling threatened to take him out; judge denies protective order LAWPRO Magazine archives: Lawyers on client boards- Handle with care! Ontario ruling on ESA severance entitlement could alter severance pay landscape OLRB: Employee’s profanity during call with supervisor was not cause to terminate Is end near (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 20, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, June 19, 2014: Video: @wiselaw’s LegalThinkTank: Knowledge Management with Connie Crosby My post today @SlawTips: Knowledge Management – Tips for Small Law Firms Tsarnaev: Judge Slams Govt’s Attempt to Use “Betrayal of US” as Aggravating Factor – TalkLeft Peter MacKay tries to explain lack of diversity on federal courts – and fails  BC Appeal Court says BlackBerry search unconstitutional without warrant U.S. Arrests Philadelphia Man Said to Be Guard at Nazi Camp California paralegal who bilked clients and got boss disbarred is sentenced to (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, June 18, 2014: Georgia Inmate Is Put to Death in First U.S. Execution Since Botched Procedure  Canada could adopt European-style ‘right to be forgotten’ online privacy law Should the prostitution law debate hear from johns? – Politics – CBC News Goudge, Friedland, Pawlitza receive honourary LLDs from LSUC Harper’s foe isn’t the Supreme Court — it’s the Constitution | iPolitics New Practice Directions and Policies: Ontario Superior Court of Justice Ontario Litigators: Circle July 1 on Your Calendars as New Superior Court Practice Directions in Effect (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, June 17, 2014: Prostitution bill violates the Charter, critics warn Canada Federal courts don’t deserve ‘black eye,’ chief justice says Prostitution bill a foolish fusion of right and left lunacy: DiManno Ontario is keeping secret complaints about JPs How not to market legal services Summary Judgment, Retirement and Statutory Severance Pay Judges With Daughters More Often Rule in Favor of Women’s Rights Court certifies class action under tort of intrusion upon seclusion – Law Times US Supreme Court: Anti-abortion group can challenge Ohio ban on false campaign (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Monday, June 16, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, June 16, 2014: Driver’s licence revoked for drunk driving? In Canada you can still fly a plane — or private helicopter Implications of Ontario Election to Legal Sector Stripping criminal pardon from alleged terrorist was constitutional: feds  Changing pot laws prompt child-endangerment review Sex workers protest in Toronto against proposed legislation Recent Trends in Legal Aid Call to the Bar 2014 Unfair Treatment is not (Necessarily) a Human Rights Issue Supreme Court’s online privacy ruling could scupper Conservative bills Jamaica decriminalizes personal possession of marijuana, will clear (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Monday, June 16, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 13, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, June 13, 2014: My post today @SlawTips The ‘Law Office Backyard Retreat’ Report Grocers sue Vt over GMO food label law: Times Argus Online  How Kathleen Wynne won her mission impossible majority: Cohn Texas prosecutor boots black juror, likens her to a ‘white supremacist’ for NAACP ties   Coke Can Be Sued by Rival Over Juice Claim, Court Says Mother and boyfriend charged after six-year-old brings 11 packets of heroin to school Today’s Tech: How Lawyers Actually Use Technology Dentons stops reporting ‘profits per equity partner’ Revenue (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, June 13, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, June 12, 2014: Jail video that Toronto police swore ‘did not exist’ released in brutality complaint Toronto Star wins Michener Award for coverage of Mayor Rob Ford Winnipeg lawyer disputes residential school form-filling fees ruling  Supreme Court likely to decide proposed Trinity Western law school’s fate Mississauga parking restriction during prayer hours discriminates against Muslims: Human Rights complaint ABA podcasts: Tips to make you a better litigator  Six US Supreme Court decisions to watch for this month Ontario judges ease the fairness opinion crackdown | Financial Post  (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday June 11, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday June 11, 2014: BC lawyers vote against religious school  Microsoft Protests Order for Email Stored Abroad- NY Times Proposed Canada cyberbullying law to let police ‘remotely hack into computers, mobile devices, or cars’ Ted Cruz, possible 2016 U.S. presidential contender, keeps promise to give up Canadian citizenship Law firms can’t call nonlawyers ‘CEO’ or ‘chief technology officer,’ Texas ethics opinion says  What Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession Prostitution law changes have chance of surviving court challenge Public Online Dispute Resolution… Could There Really (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday June 11, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday June 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, June 10, 2014: Rocco Galati plans legal challenge to Citizenship Act changes  Angelina Codina facing legal troubles again – Law Times Time to Say Goodbye to an Employee? Employment lawyers should prepare for new world following WSIB mental-distress ruling Daughter of hospitalized Casey Kasem, rather than his wife, will make medical decisions, judge rules Top court rejects Big Tobacco’s appeals of awards to Florida smokers  Barbara Yaffe: No point training more lawyers when existing ones can’t find work – Vancouver Sun Employees suspended after video surfaces of (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Tuesday June 10, 2014