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NEW Decoding automated decision-making in the justice system

A day-long conference on the use of automated decision-making (ADM) in the Canadian criminal justice system will help build on the critical work of developing a legislative and ... Read more

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Issue of access to justice a major flaw in courthouse scheme

Planned courthouse assignments for the Toronto area could prevent those charged with offences from getting a timely release on bail, restricting access to justice and clogging ... Read more

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OCA decision finds judge altered class-settlement provision

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision that found a motion judge erred by ordering plaintiffs’ counsel to donate $1.5 million of their fees to charity highlights the perils of ... Read more

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Bill C-76 a poor solution to election tampering: Winkler

Recently enacted federal laws aimed at curbing the misuse of online platforms during elections do not address the real problem, Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler ... Read more

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Take action to protect yourself after an accident: Ford

The simple act of taking photos after a car accident can help avoid insurance squabbles down the road, Kamloops personal injury lawyer  Matthew Ford  tells  ... Read more

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Conduct security audits every few years: Downs

Larger companies can sometimes be the most vulnerable when it comes to security, Toronto-area private detective  Jim Downs  tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  ... Read more

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Parallel criminal cases add complexity to civil lawsuits

The existence of a criminal investigation should not stop injury victims from filing civil claims arising out of the same incidents, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Jasmine ... Read more

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Suing municipalities – exceptions to the 10-day notice period

People who suffer injuries on municipal property in Ontario have only 10 days to file a claim, but it’s important to know there are exceptions to that rule, ... Read more

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Ruling on ATE proceeds important for access to justice

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision that found it is up to the insured plaintiff to decide how his After-the-Event (ATE) insurance proceeds are to be paid is a win ... Read more

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Vehicle ‘black boxes’ need tighter rules: Dillon

While you have the right to remain silent, your vehicle’s so-called black box could give up valuable evidence to determine if you were at fault in a collision, says London, ... Read more

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How to handle an in-custody appeal

Managing client expectations is a key part of handling in-custody appeals, Toronto criminal lawyer  Lindsay Daviau tells  AdvocateDaily.com . “Appeals are ... Read more

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TLA honours justice and lawyer during awards gala

A Supreme Court justice and a lawyer renowned for her commitment to youth in the criminal justice system have been honoured at the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) Awards ... Read more

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Lawyers flex creative muscle to commemorate Law Day

As  Law Day  approaches, mock trials have become a favourite community activity among Ontario’s Law Associations, says Katie Robinette, executive director of ... Read more

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Properly worded shareholders agreement is a must: Horst

When someone dies with a life insurance policy listing a clear beneficiary, anyone with a dispute   should have solid evidence to support their argument, ... Read more

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Know your rights in an airline accident: Lee

Depending on where you travel, it can be complicated to seek a remedy through the courts for an airline injury, Toronto personal injury lawyer   Andrew M. Lee   ... Read more

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E-wills are coming, till then paper documents crucial: Wahbi

While electronic forms of wills may be common one day, there are a number of hurdles that have to be dealt with to get there, Toronto wills and estates lawyer  Mary ... Read more

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AI, machine learning will revolutionize fraud detection: Duquette

Though artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies are still in their infancy, both hold large promise for businesses in the battle against cybercrime and ... Read more

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Lawyers Financial offers a variety of travel insurance

A last-minute getaway after a long, cold winter may be in the plans for some, but don’t forget about travel insurance in your haste to escape, says  Dawn Marchand , ... Read more

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Mediation can help couples narrow disputed issues

When breaking up gets too hard to do in court, divorcing couples are increasingly taking a time out from litigation to settle some or all of their issues in mediation, says ... Read more

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Rushing cohabitation agreements a recipe for disaster

Unmarried couples should leave themselves plenty of time to negotiate a cohabitation agreement before moving in together, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin ... Read more

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