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Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, October 1, 2014: The challenges of Luka Magnotta’s ‘not criminally responsible’ defence Ontario Labour Ministry blitz finds 42% of companies with interns break law Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2014 Wrongly labeled a porn star by DJs, former 1L is awarded $1M in suit against radio station McGill football coach quits in protest over school’s reaction to domestic assault charges against player Same-sex US spouses face extra legal hurdles in divorces and custody matters Judge rules that Colorado theater shooting suspect’s trial can be (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 30, 2014: Toronto police officer rebuked by judge for fabricating evidence Madoff son under scrutiny until day he died  Lawyer admits records a ‘disaster,’ apologizes for bilking LAO Luka Magnotta admits to killing Jun Lin but pleads not guilty When Waiving a Search Comes Back to Haunt You  Ontario farmers win tax credit for food bank donations  OSC alleges Mitchell Finkelstein and Paul Azeff’s insider trading damaged reputation of markets US Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking gay marriage cases in next session Is BC (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 29, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 29, 2014: California adopts ‘yes means yes’ bill aimed at reducing sexual assault Murder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta set to begin in Montreal on Monday  “Strengthening” Citizenship May Weaken Economy France announces world’s toughest anti-smoking laws Royal succession law stands as Ontario appeal court dismisses Catholic challenge Retirement plans may impact notice entitlements  Four Years Later, the Scars of the G20 Persist | Torontoist McGill law students insulted by controversial Canadian Lawyer magazine cover Insider trading case against former top lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein takes aim (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 29, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 26, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, September 26, 2014: California bans prisons from sterilizing inmates without their consent Calvin Wank arrested for public indecency  Eight hours of digging in the dirt: American man describes life as a prisoner in North Korea   Amendments to Rule 48 bring major changes to administrative dismissals  The Hill: Long summer of government discord with legal profession Supreme Court of Canada Justice Cromwell outlines six ways to increase access to justice  CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s broadcast regulator started a fight it can’t win? ISIS militants publicly execute human-rights (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 26, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 25, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 25, 2014: My post today @SlawTips: Civility, Forgiveness and the Book of Life  Toronto lawyer’s challenge casts doubt on Robert Mainville Supreme Court appointment Prison Transfers Must Be Fair, Supreme Court of Canada Rules: Mission Institution v Khela Restrictive covenants constantly under the judicial microscope Everybody is suing everybody: A guide to who is threatening whom with lawsuit in Toronto political scene Nortel’s $7.3-billion asset horde ignites a ‘tsunami’ of legal arguments – Vancouver Sun Langley, B.C.Teacher suspended for slapping ‘I’m (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 25, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, September 24, 2014: Justice Kagan performs same-sex wedding, following in the footsteps of Ginsburg and O’Connor Now available: Quick reference tool for new LSUC conduct rules Mike Duffy trial set for April 7-June 19 — just in time for the federal election Solving legal problems will take multidisciplinary help, says Richard Susskind Alabama man kills former UPS supervisors and himself a day after being fired Retired judge critical of treatment of aboriginals – Regina Leader-Post Innocent man arrested at baby shower and jailed sues Toronto police Most (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 23, 2014: Tim Hortons, Burger King merger fallout: U.S. cracks down on corporate inversions Unpaid academic internships ‘taking advantage’ of students, critics say Lawsuit targets ‘unbelievable’ violence at London jail Montreal driver fined $162 after stopping police for illegal left turn A Rare Job Posting for a Labour & Employment Law Professor in Canada Nortel bankruptcy trial starts to wrap up in Toronto and Delaware Bar shocked at ‘unprecedented’ recusal  Louisiana judge strikes down state ban on marriage equality Netflix refuses CRTC demand for confidential (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Healdines for Monday, September 22, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 22, 2014: Thanks Twitterland for helping us reach 2000 followers.  Stinging message from self-represented litigants to Canada’s judges  Fight to stop huge Ontario wind farm in court  IL Judge: OK For SWAT Team To Raid Home Of Parody Twitter Account  CBC warns Canadians against American forfeiture Canadian government begins invalidating passports of citizens who have left to join extremist groups Judge: Yes, You Can Serve Legal Papers Over Facebook – Gizmodo RCMP using new measures to stop ‘high-risk travellers’  Adobe’s General Counsel on the (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Healdines for Monday, September 22, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 18, 2014: Legal observers worry future judicial appointments will be done in secret Lawyers and Pricing Part 3  Woman’s virginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rules  Lawyer Dresses Up As Thomas Jefferson At His Own Disciplinary Hearing  Bedford lawyer Alan Young to brief senators on prostitution bill rewrite Scotland referendum: Simple question, but no simple answer Visa, MasterCard Canada on lookout for fraud after Home Depot breach New Apple devices will allow users to lock and wipe them in case of theft Can a comment on a (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 16, 2014: Magnotta jury selection set to begin Tuesday  Clients feel duped into hiring lawyers who are now suspended When Can An Employment Contract Be Set Aside  Law students killed in WWI to be called to bar – Toronto Star Six Florida prison officers jailed and fired for setting up inmate beating, lying about it  Patrick Brazeau court date set on Senate fraud, breach of trust charges Law firm beats debtor’s Freemen legal manoeuvre for $2.8 million Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 15, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 15, 2014: Elaborate Rules Means Justice System Is Expensive and Inaccessible  Mike Duffy trial timing could be pre-election headache for Conservatives  Did Sundance Vacations Forge A Court Order To Suppress Online Criticism? | Popehat Law Society of New Brunswick members vote against accrediting B.C. Evangelical law school  Canadian healthcare challenged in BC Supreme Court Law Society of New Brunswick members vote against accrediting BC law school over same-sex covenant  Supreme Court to consider appeals from five states that challenge same-sex marriage rights  Judge Punished For (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 15, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 12, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, September 12, 2014: “Former intern drops lawsuit against David Letterman” . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 12, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 11, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 11, 2014: My post @SlawTips today: A Beginner’s Guide to Producing Law Firm Videos – Part 1  Judge in Oscar Pistorius Trial Begins Reading Verdict Ghostwriting of Law Firm Blogs – Unethical? Maybe. Bad Marketing? Definitely. Suspended NJ lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails Attorneys who can address clients’ operational problems as well as their legal ones have an edge Why the Oscar Pistorius verdict will be lengthy and complicated Lawyer’s suit against cellphone-grabbing courthouse deputy is revived Employee sues Costco for (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 11, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, September 10, 2014: Why lawyers will love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 4 ways Luka Magnotta’s trial could be a challenge for court Decriminalize cocaine and psychedelics, global group urges A Marijuana Lifer Law Students Fight to Make Internships More Fair Led Zeppelin Taps NSYNC Expertise in ‘Stairway’ Case  Senate Votes To Open Debate On Constitutional Amendment To Reverse Citizens United Apple kicks off gala event with larger iPhones U.S. judge convicts Minnesota man of attempting to help 18-year-old Canadian woman commit suicide Arrests (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 9, 2014: Transgender ruling includes surprising twist – Law Times A Quick Graphic Overview of the CBA Legal Futures Report  The Price Of Workplace Bullying – Employment and HR – Canada  Former McCarthys lawyer becomes executive director of TWU law school  Revoking criminal pardon of accused Via train plotter called unfair, unconstitutional Closing in on James Foley’s killer Lesbian Iowa couple marries, 71 years after first meeting Home Depot says data breach may have affected Canada Apple iWatch and iPhone? New devices unveiled today Peter MacKay (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 8, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 8, 2014: Twitter must reveal user info after posted photo leads to charges against wrong man, judge says Opening of the Courts of Ontario for 2014 – Canada NewsWire (press release) Dick Cheney’s unedited bio stirs controversy among Wyoming lawyers Toronto Mayor Rob Ford served subpoena to testify at Lisi extortion trial – CTV News   800 potential jurors summoned to Montreal Luka Magnotta murder trial The Law on Relocation of Children after Marital Breakdown Woman faces negligent homicide case after allegedly surfing Facebook while driving at (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, September 8, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 5, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, September 5, 2014: Atlanta father who left toddler in hot SUV charged with murder LSUC: Tips for entering your CPD Hours   Steve Moore confirms settlement with Todd Bertuzzi over attack during NHL game  Former Va. governor, wife guilty in political corruption trial Owner of website that allegedly hosted graphic Luka Magnotta video committed to stand trial With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument  Todd Bertuzzi, Steve Moore settlement buries NHL’s culture of revenge: Arthur Sunnybrook hospital broke law by (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, September 5, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 4, 2014: OCAD U ex-teacher alleges ‘systemic’ discrimination by school  US Justice Dept. Inquiry to Focus on Practices of Police in Ferguson Judge reserves decision on Omar Khadr suit claiming torture, abuse Federal Judge, Bucking Trend, Affirms Ban on Same-Sex Marriages in Louisiana Robert Latimer’s lawyer asks court to overturn travel restrictions Ontario Judge allows convicted pedophile supervised access to son Canadian beekeepers sue makers of neonicotinoid pesticides Sovereign citizens have wacky new plot to take over government: their own grand juries  OHRT: No duty to (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 4, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, September 3, 2014: Tasers, Electro-shock in the courtroom and “Don’t do stupid stuff” Two California Superior Court judges censured for using their chambers for sex  ‘A city in distress’: Key hearing on Detroit’s historic bankruptcy begins in federal court  New Version of Ontario Legislation Site E-Laws in Beta Omar Khadr tries again to sue Canada for $20M, claims conspiracy with U.S.  Watch: Violent takedown of alleged Wal-mart shoplifter; police investigate  South Carolina transgenderedteen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup for license photo Apple (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 2, 2014: The Canada Revenue Agency doubles down  CRA audited left-wing think-tank because its research shows ‘bias’ Colorado public defenders want children out of restraints in court Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s Army Lawyer Resigns, Alleges “Show Trial”  Unpopular Police Officer Thinking About Committing Racially Motivated Offense For A Little Support (satire) California Closes in on Plastic-Bag Ban Can You Quote a Judge’s Compliments on Your Website?  You won’t believe Rob Ford’s dance Lawyer facing discipline accuses LSUC counsel of witness tampering Being charged extra for getting (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, August 20, 2014: Heavy Meta: Maine Man, 19, Poses For New Mug Shot Wearing T-Shirt With Photo Of His Old Mug Shot Julian Assange will not leave embassy until assured there will be no US extradition Report into deadly Lac-Mégantic, Que., train derailment finds ‘weak safety culture’  Court Reduces Notice Period, Employee Should Have Known Better Why law firms need R&D investment Justice of the peace Alfred “Budd” Johnston suspended for dismissing 68 cases at once  Georgia judge to sex abuser mom: ‘You may be the (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, August 19, 2014:  Despite Supreme Court turndown raw milk activist won’t pay fine | Better Farming  Report into Lac-Megantic tragedy to be released today Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’ Judge OKs retaliation suit by Pennsylvania ex-police chief demoted after reporting cop’s sex abuse photos  A Criminal Mind: Do harms of criminalization outweigh the benefits?  Iowa GOP rep. arrested for having sex with incapacitated wife after judge told him not to  Arizona executioners sometimes improvise, lawsuits say ‘Ample evidence’ to (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, August 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, August 18, 2014: Canadian doctors’ groups refuse to take part in federal government’s ‘political’ anti-drug campaign  Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times CA man sues doctor for diagnosing his ‘homosexual behavior’ as ‘chronic condition’ CBA calls for total overhaul of professional regulation Whitey Bulger’s attorneys appeal his conviction  Mom faces disorderly conduct charge for dropping F-bomb while shopping with kids   Judge allows lawsuits against movie theater owner in Aurora, Colorado massacre  Iranian-connected house in Toronto at centre of international showdown | Toronto Star   (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, August 18, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, August 15, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, August 15, 2014: The laws do not protect lies; Toronto police chief accepts apology from Doug Ford ‘I wish I could live here’: Reserve removes those who marry non-Mohawks Ethics charges reveal new details in case of judge who punched public defender Canada’s chief justice wants to move on from feud with Stephen Harper  Slaw Founder Simon Fodden Wins 2014 CBA President’s Award Ex-Tory staffer Sona found guilty of election fraud; ‘did not likely act alone’  Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name Court of Appeal rules (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, August 15, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, August 14, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, August 14, 2014: Ferguson riots and the military-like police response – World – CBC News The View From Up North: How Much Do Canadian Law Partners Earn? Police Chief Bill Blair rejects Doug Ford’s apology  Doug Ford offers public apology to Chief Blair  Small town sues all 61 voters over election issues, asks judge to order defendants into court Toronto couple, accused of a $7 million fraud, sought by RCMP Why Curriculum Changes Won’t Save Law Schools U.S. pilot pleads guilty in Calgary to smuggling loaded (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, August 14, 2014