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Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Yet Another Privacy Tort Comes to Ontario “There is a cancer on Canadian journalism.The malignancy is Postmedia Network Canada Corp.”Canadians who can’t wait for doctor-assisted dying law lo… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Lawyers, stop wasting time on social media marketing Mitch Kowalski: Axiom gobbles up Canadian market share in fascinating deal with Cognition27 Months of Reasonable Notice After 40 Years of… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2016

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 18, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter”‘Get a court order,’ Apple tells widow seeking late husband’s passwordOntario man sentenced to life for smuggling pot into U.SDoctor legally assists patient to die in first known Canadian ca… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 18, 2016

Joe Fantauzzi: The Political Economy of The Sharing Economy

Introduction Today, getting a lift to the store is as easy as loading an application on a digital device and summoning a roving car to one’s door. It is fast, cheap and, many argue, less onerous than ownership. The so-called sharing economy is on the… . . . → Read More: Joe Fantauzzi: The Political Economy of The Sharing Economy

The Canadian Progressive: Supreme Court of Canada Joins Twitter

The Supreme Court of Canada announced the launch of its new English and French Twitter accounts on Monday. According to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin: “Communicating on Twitter forms part of the Court’s commitment to open and accessible justice…. . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Supreme Court of Canada Joins Twitter

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 11, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for the week of January 11, 2016:Can You Trust Online Ratings of Lawyers? Your Kids Care About Their Dad More Than Child SupportOttawa’s longest-serving judge bids farewell to the bench – Ot… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 11, 2016

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! Here is our first batch of leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter of 2016:When is a patient dead? It may depend on which doctor makes the callRevised Complaint Seeks Return of Money Bet on Fantasy Sports Soft kitty, warm kitty… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of January 4, 2016

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 21, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Kim Dotcom Extradition Decision Due TuesdayA CHCH primer: Who, what, why – Hamilton SpectatorImportant Changes To Ontario Employers’ Obligations Regarding Violence And Harassment50 Ontario c… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 21, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 14, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:When Even Trump Calls Foul on ScaliaToronto lawyer battles sanction for ‘incivility’ at Bre-X trial – The Globe and MailOttawa clears CBC of labour code violations in Ghomeshi caseLaw Societ… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 14, 2015

Joe Fantauzzi: GOOD READING: @camilacore on the political economy of Uber in Toronto

Today, taxi drivers are demonstrating in Toronto over the city dragging its heels on regulating Uber. Cabbies have also let the politicians at Queen’s Park know how they feel. Ontario also has not moved to regulate Uber. The following post has … . . . → Read More: Joe Fantauzzi: GOOD READING: @camilacore on the political economy of Uber in Toronto

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 7, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wiselaw on Twitter:Judge who called state position a ‘lie from the pit of hell’ faces ethics chargesOntario Dad Loses Custody of Boys After Refusing to Stop Trying to Cure Their Autism through HomeopathyOnl… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of December 7, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 30, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Technology tips for the non-technology inclined lawyerSeverance isn’t based on ability to pay – Hamilton SpectatorOttawa reconsidering position on Omar Khadr’s caseLane Estate (BC) Breyer … . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 30, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 23, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Former Maple Leafs defenceman Ian White arrested in Winnipeg Panel recommends Quebec judge’s removal after cocaine allegations Police interrogation tactics can plant false memories, UBC stu… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 23, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 16, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Prosecutors in Teenage Sexting Cases Ask: Foolishness, or a Felony? Self-driving Google car pulled over in California for going too slowly Appeal court overturns lawyer’s conviction for smuggling drugs into jail Cop guilty of G20 assault won’t be fired — but he loses 5 days’ pay What Does It Really Mean to “Free the Law”? Part 2 Richard Susskind’s new book on how technology will transform the professions Supreme Court to Decide if Georgia Went Too Far in Excluding Black Jurors in 1987 Trial Lack of paid sick (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of November 16, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: “He had a right to shoot at this drone, and I’m going to dismiss this charge” “Courting disaster: 24 ridiculous lawsuits” Insurer cancelling policies of UberX drivers Sex, love and the courts: When is a spouse a spouse? Pennsylvania Court Refuses to Recognize Saudi Custody Decree Due to Inconsistency with US Public Policy Courts struggle to sort out meanings of emoticons and emoji Law Society Tribunal moves to new home LSUC approves fee freeze as potential deficit looms Ontario bill to legalize Uber passes hurdle – Brampton Guardian (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2015

Joe Fantauzzi: Notes on the Political Economy of the Hydro One Privatization or: Why Isn’t The Ontario Business Sector Paying Its Fair Share For Infrastructure?

Ontario’s provincial government faces a massive public infrastructure deficit. The province’s own numbers estimate the deficit at “tens of billions of dollars.” Among the high profile components of this deficit is transportation infrastructure. In response, the government says it has invested billions of dollars into transportation infrastructure since 2003. Ontario’s Liberal provincial government is in the midst of a […]

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:

The Canadian War on Science: A long, unexaggerated, devastating chronological indictment Police drove Rob Ford home, didn’t charge him with impaired driving: ex-chief of staff Secrecy to continue when complaints are raised against judges | Toronto Star SCC upholds B.C.’s automatic roadside suspensions regime Illinois Adopts Duty of Technology Competence; Is Now 15th State To Do So Oscar Pistorius to be released from jail Wayne Simmons, used by Fox News for analysis, lied about CIA career: prosecutors – World – CBC News Unpaid internships demand more (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 12, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Coffee anyone? via @Sandra_Bekhor Legal Profession in the 21st Century: Does It Include ADR? Psychologists sued over CIA torture Who’s Social Contract? Voting Rights for Non-Residents at Issue in Frank v Canada Should apologies be admissible in court? Civil trial against Wisconsin gun shop enters final week New .Law Domains Go on Sale Today – Here’s How to Buy One Dating app Tinder sparks heated legal battle in Toronto – The Globe and Mail U.S. judge approves settlement for victims of Lac-Mégantic train disaster Lawyer grilling Cosby (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 12, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 5, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Revocation of Canadian citizenship: 5 things to know Regina tenant manipulates system to squat for free at landlords’ expense – Saskatchewan – CBC News Toronto judge cites jail lockdowns in delivering shorter sentence Midnight reefer madness in Oregon as pot sales now legal Ghomeshi to return to court for February trial Hospitality contractor claims it owns Yosemite trademarks Woman at centre of niqab controversy tells court she wants citizenship in time to vote | National Post Jian Ghomeshi pleads not guilty to sex assault and choking charges | (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of October 5, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of September 28, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Carding ‘wrong and illegal,’ says Ontario ombudsman MD claims WSIB fired her over medical opinion | The Toronto Star NDP would not pursue niqab issue at Supreme Court – CTV News Professor Tanina Rostain has her students developing access-to-justice apps ‘Happy Birthday’ song is in the public domain, judge rules Swiss attorney general opens criminal investigation against FIFA’s Sepp Blatter DA: Evidence tampering claim in NHLer case a ‘bizarre hoax’ Opening of the Courts brings together Ontario’s justice community Guindon v Canada -SCC on $546,747 penalty against lawyer (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of September 28, 2015

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines For The Week of September 21, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: B.C. Supreme Court rules 8 is too young to be left home alone – British Columbia – CBC News Omar Khadr can ditch electronic bracelet, visit family in Toronto Kim Dotcom Extradition Hearing Begins ‘Sock gun’ joins less-lethal arsenal in use by Toronto police How a dancing baby struck a blow for Internet freedom: Geist Ontario grocers can pay 1% penalty to exceed beer sales cap Temp agency lobby group grilled at Toronto hearing NFL cheerleaders battle for minimum wage, California makes it law, N.Y. next? (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines For The Week of September 21, 2015

mark a rayner: Twitter etiquette

If someone follows you, please, don’t immediately DM them and ask them to friend you on FB now, or buy your book, or watch your hilarious YouTube videos, etc. Imagine you’re at a party, and you’ve just encountered Bob. Bob seems interesting. Bob has a neat beard and a funny t-shirt. So you start a conversation. […]

Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of September 14, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:

Taming traffic: What if our roads had no rules? Court case offers new details on Durham cop who threatened to plant cocaine on suspect Kim Davis files appeal to continue denying same-sex marriage licences Calgary Transit driver Jesse Rau fired over pride bus controversy – Calgary – CBC News O.J. Simpson loses appeal for new trial in kidnap conviction Patrick Brazeau set to plead guilty to simple assault, cocaine charges Omar Khadr succeeds in getting some bail conditions eased Why Trinity Western University remains defiant despite anti-LGBTQ (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140Law – Legal Headlines for the Week of September 14, 2015

The Canadian Progressive: Trudeau should dump Chris Brown for calling women bitches and whores

Justin Trudeau should dump Chris Brown, the Liberal candidate who called women whores and bitches in a series of incoherent, profanity-laden Twitter postings.

The post Trudeau should dump Chris Brown for calling women bitches and whores appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for the Week of September 8, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Where there’s smoke there’s ire: Condo board smoking case hits the courts Meet 7 of the 1.4 million Canadian expats who just lost their right to vote Longo’s Toronto court battle renews the issue over shopping on holidays Relationship with courts among key election issues for lawyers Disabled man told subsidized housing is for Muslims only | The Toronto Star Kim Davis appeals contempt ruling Egyptian court releases details of ruling against Mohamed Fahmy RCMP to charge Syrian colonel in Maher Arar torture Former wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ (Read more…) . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Leading Legal Headlines for the Week of September 8, 2015