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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 26, 2014: NDP MP says she gave no ‘explicit’ consent to Liberal’s alleged advances  Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom says extradition fight has cost him $10 million Ontario orders review of TDSB after ‘inappropriate behaviour’ Brown family lawyer denounces ‘unfair’ Ferguson process that resulted in no indictment Jian Ghomeshi’s $55M lawsuit against CBC being withdrawn Ottawa hackers drop affiliation with Anonymous; warn of more attacks – Rachel Spence, Law Clerk Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our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 – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, November 25, 2014:  F. Lee Bailey loses his quest to practice law again after past misdeeds Toobin: Ferguson prosecutor’s icy tone fanned flames (Opinion) As Fords exit mayor’s office, conflict probes intensify The straight-talking judge behind the aboriginal medicine ruling Hacker claiming ties to Anonymous forces Toronto police website offline for hours LSUC: Establishing a Paralegal-Client Relationship   LSUC: Establishing a Lawyer-Client Relationship Common Employer Doctrine is Alive and Well  Ontario Liberals move to ban e-cigarettes in restaurants and public buildings — and outlaw vapour lounges Judicial panel (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 24, 2014: ‘Nude judge’ misconduct case to start anew with sex photos off-limits for now Ottawa police, Supreme Court websites shut down after possible hack – CBC.ca  Judge: Missouri police can’t stop media recordings Anatomy of a custody dispute that got messier and mess | The Toronto Star Ferguson Grand Jury to Reconvene Monday, Group Says Peterborough couple learns wedding officiator unauthorized after ‘mortifying’ marriage ceremony RCMP drops some Internet-related probes following Supreme Court ruling Cleared of murder, Ohio man released from prison after 39 (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 24, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 21, 2014: Crowdsourcing Comes to the Booming World of ‘Litigation Finance’ Sick Kids breaks silence about cocaine hair tests  Calif. prosecutors try using obscure law to send musician to prison for life over rap album Supreme Court will hear high-stakes case on off-reserve aboriginals SCC defers to jury verdict on circumstantial evidence Supreme Court refuses to block same-sex marriage in South Carolina  Court won’t revoke Assange warrant Egypt’s first female genital mutilation trial ends in not guilty verdict Hearing does not need to see explicit sex (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 21, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 20, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 20, 2014: Garry Wise’s Post Today @SlawTips; Apple Broke My IPad (But Now They Fixed It, So I’m Not Mad Anymore) Ontario looking at e-signatures for real estate deals  Ex-Conservative staffer Michael Sona gets 9 months in jail in robocalls scandal  New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused Apple iOS 8.1.1 aims to revive older iPads, iPhones – Technology & Science – CBC News  Better Justice Together Symposium: A new approach to better justice  Hearing begins for Toronto (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 20, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 19, 2014:  California: If We Empty The Prisons, We Lose Our Cheap Labor New rule of civil procedure tool to deal with vexatious litigants Telus complains to CRTC over NHL content use by Rogers – Business – CBC News City of Toronto seeks court injunction against Uber taxi services Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers) on BC Lawyers’ Use of Cloud Computing Updated: BC’s Law Society president clarifies comments on Cloud technology  Boehner hires new lawyer to sue Obama  Families failed to prove wind turbines harmful, government (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesdsay, November 18, 2014: Virginia cop sues lawyer for alleged defamation over comments about penis search warrant Lawyer is disbarred for ‘inexplicable incompetence’ (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb) CASL Spamaflop not constitutional  Lawyer Who Allegedly Stabbed Law Firm’s Managing Partner Was Arrested Wearing Only A Diaper Solitary confinement is ‘cruel and usual punishment’: Canadian Medical Association  Protesters mob courthouse where grand jury weighs Ferguson case: ‘We want an indictment’ What Keeps Family Law Lawyers Up at Night? High-Conflict Cases Wind farm sues US feds to (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 17, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 17, 2014: Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes  Judge explains disturbing reason almost everyone please guilty  Missouri Mom Gets 78 Years for Waterboarding Kids Courts need to reconsider laws around kinky sex The importance of online anonymity: Geist  Supreme Court Creates Duty of Honest Performance Toronto’s ‘men’s centre’ aware it might ruffle feathers, but says it’s not ‘men’s rights association’ Women Lawyers Get Called Out For Their Sexist Advertisements Same-Sex Couples Petition Supreme Court on Right to Marriage (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 17, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 14, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 14, 2014: LCBO close to deals for grocery store kiosks in Toronto, Mississauga, London Privatization of Justice: Balancing Efficiency and Access to Justice  Supreme Court of Canada imposes general duty of good faith in contract performance  US Supreme Court allows Kansas same-sex marriages to proceed; two justices dissent  Coffee fight brews as Keurig pod complaint goes to Competition Bureau Florida threatens married gay couple: Change your names back or lose your drivers licenses Discrimination a daily reality for visible minority lawyers in Ontario, report … – Toronto (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 14, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 13, 2014: Improper police ‘carding’ continues in Jane-Finch area, survey finds Appeal set for Nfld class-action lawsuit over moose crashes Twitter harassment trial: Defence says complainant shared false rumours about the accused Doctor in India sterilization deaths arrested  Advanced Deposition Techniques: the Podcasts New auto insurance bill hurts drivers: OTLA Discrimination a daily reality for visible minority lawyers in Ontario, report says  Sandro Lisi headed to trial in March, reportedly after turning down plea bargain  ‘We crossed the line’, US admits to UN anti-torture body  UN (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 13, 2014

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: #CBCTweetup Was Fun

Last Thursday I attended the first CBC Tweetup, which is a gathering of people who’ve connected via Twitter.

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Check out our #CBCTweetup #Storify! Thanks to all who joined us for a spectacular evening! http://t.co/SB1Fnhiriz pic.twitter.com/1oX7DtaXrU

— CBC Saskatchewan (@CBCSask) November 12, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 12, 2014: Slaw Tips Tuesday Mayonnaise lawsuit sees Hellman’s sue over lack of eggs Ontario guard tried to cover up shackled inmate’s brutal jail beating, court hears Supreme Court of Canada to rule on the role of good faith in contracting Court rules there was a limitation period for 407 ETR going after consumers Ten SCOTUS cases to watch in October & November Big Apple may join Chicago in banning bicyclists from texting Inmate-MP phone calls recorded What Barak Obama’s call for Net neutrality means for (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 10, 2014: Fewer LSAT Test Takers—Down 8.1% Union ‘disappointed’ by comments from CBC boss on Ghomeshi allegations Don’t worry ladies, it will never happen to you The 85 Richest People On The Planet Now Have As Much Money As The Poorest 3.5 Billion Ontario to ban smoking on restaurant patios, sports fields  Ransomware warning for law firms from North Carolina insurance company Manitoba Justice Lori Douglas heads to court over nude photographs  Conservative ‘barbaric practices’ bill panders to fear of immigrants: Walkom  Former NDP (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 10, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, November 7, 2014:  Canada’s new prostitution law receives Royal Assent; BC sex workers say revamped law is still dangerous  Faking it: 4 ways companies artificially boost their online reputations Sick Kids quiet amid growing concerns about hair tests Microsoft Changes Tack, Making Office Suite Free on Mobile Wind turbines can be annoying, but not harmful, Health Canada finds Sask. program assists families going through separation, divorce  Appeals court allows 4 US states to ban gay marriage  Lawyers offering free legal assistance to Jian Ghomeshi complainants – Toronto (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, November 7, 2014

Aaron Manton: My #TOpoli Influence

I found my modest dot on this data visualization of 2014 #TOpoli tweeters by Vox Pop Labs. It’s just about exactly where/how big you’d expect it to be: Pretty neat! You can see the whole graphic, as well as a list of the 101 most influential tweeters, here.Filed under: Toronto Politics Tagged: Toronto, Toronto Media, […]

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, November 6, 2014: Anti-abortion laws blocked by Oklahoma’s top court Food-safety lawyer won’t eat these things My post today @SlawTips; Two-Timing on My iPad With a Windows Tablet ‘Honour-based’ violence, polygamy targeted in Conservative bill  Conservatives propose increasing legal marriage age of 16 to keep ‘barbaric cultural practices’ out  Unpaid work good experience: BoC governor Alberta appeal court criticizes trial judge’s behaviour MP Del Mastro resigns days after guilty verdict in spending scandal How doctor-assisted dying works in Oregon SCOTUS Justices Consider Whether Tossing Out (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, November 6, 2014

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, November 5, 2014: Canada’s Senate passes controversial prostitution legislation C-36 Panel won’t dismiss charges against Manitoba judge Lori Douglas  Premier Wynne Calls for Review of Sexual Harassment Rules in Ontario Jian Ghomeshi and CBC call in lawyers as questions swirl about who knew what, and when  Lawyer missing along with $3.5 million in clients’ money | The Toronto Star Salt on a Wound: Breaching Confidentiality of a Wrongful Dismissal Settlement Can Cost You Tories lost July court ruling on CSIS spying overseas CBC names Toronto lawyer (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Woman suing Russell Williams can’t target his military pension yet OSC upholds insider trading and tipping charges against Finkelstein friend  PGA star claims law firm stole $3M to help cover shortfall after managing partner embezzlement  US Supreme Court Weighs Status of Jerusalem for Passports Jan Wong ordered to pay back $209K to the Globe for disclosing firing settlement details  Court sides with Globe in dispute over dismissal settlement with Jan Wong – The Globe and Mail RCMP constable in court this morning to face (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 3, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, November 3, 2014:  Police Targeted Media With No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson, Tapes Show CBC fired Jian Ghomeshi after seeing ‘graphic evidence’: internal memo Ottawa professor facing extradition over anti-Semitic bombing in Paris asks top court to hear his appeal Legal Skills Prof Blog FL Supreme Court removes judge for running Christian ministry business from her courtroom  Ontario clinics that failed the College of Physicians safety inspections Nurse says fight against Ebola quarantine was for rights of other health workers  Cops can make you unlock your phone with (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, November 3, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 30, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 30, 2014:  Former Canadian citizenship judge jailed for illegally revealing citizenship exams New Zealanders to vote on removing Union Jack from flag  Does LSUC have your current email address? Peter Feldberg elected managing partner of Fasken Martineau following contentious vote Lawyer Urges Ethics Panel To View Nude Photos Of Judge Lori Douglas  What keeps family lawyers up at night? Managing your stress Don’t trample on civil liberties in fighting terrorism: privacy czars How many bound law books do you have? Do you still use them? Court (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, October 29, 2014:  Marriage between an uncle and his half-niece is legal, New York’s top court rules Jian Ghomeshi: CBC releases memo citing ‘claim of impropriety’ Missouri execution halted by Supreme Court after plea from 15 judges  Ousted CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi faces skepticism from the kink community – The Washington Post Ban Conrad Black from running Ontario public companies, lawyers urge OSC – Toronto Star Nude photos should be returned to Lori Douglas, judge’s lawyer says  Jian Ghomeshi’s $55M suit ‘a joke’ says labour lawyer (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Pope Francis brands life in prison a ‘hidden’ death sentence  Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict   Ford Family Loses Hold on City Hall in Toronto Haunted Houses and the Law: The Requirement of a Home Owner to Disclose Hauntings Prior to a Sale  Heenan facing flurry of lawsuits New group forms to oppose Toronto legal aid clinic merger plan  Star challenging publication ban that keeps identities of toddler and parents who killed her secret Lawyer censured for divorce conduct; prior suit claimed she installed (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, October 27, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, October 27, 2014: Man charged with journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder is acquitted by Pakistan court for lack of evidence CBC fires Jian Ghomeshi over sex allegations Lori Douglas set to argue inquiry panel should toss misconduct probe CBC News NY, New Jersey, Illinois issue quarantine for travellers with Ebola contact California officer admits to sharing stolen nude photos of female suspects with fellow officers for years LSUC case closed on lawyers in Mike Duffy-Nigel Wright affair Key Reinstatement Decision by Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Upheld By Divisional (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, October 27, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, October 24, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, October 24, 2014: Employee awarded $65,000 for loss of pension | Canadian Employment Law Today ‘Highly troubling’: US Justice Dept. slams local officials over Michael Brown autopsy leak  Tech lawyer breaks down odds of winning at the SCC As and Bs that varsity athletes scored at the University of North Carolina were fake. So were the classes Lawyers argue law to revoke Canadian citizenship is unconstitutional – Toronto Star  Toronto lawyer guilty of fraud may lose law licence – Toronto Sun More charges laid 3 years after (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Friday, October 24, 2014

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 23, 2014: Slava Voynov’s lawyer says Kings defenceman ‘never hit the woman’ – Toronto Sun  Toronto lawyer to be sentenced for fraud | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun Parliament Hill sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in Ottawa  Doug Ford calls Toronto Star reporter a ‘little bitch’ What Law Schools Are Doing To Change Legal Education. Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII As fewer law grads become lawyers, the profession shows its age Next phase of anti-spam law targets software Risk of hack attacks on heart (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 23, 2014