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SCC ruling a call to action for the Crown: Grey

A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling is a call to action for the Crown to reconsider how well the justice system balances people's rights with the goal of prosecuting ... Read more

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Annulment case supports Tsinman’s call for economic coercion tort

A case involving a woman — who was told her job would only be secure if she married her boss’s friend — would be a good fit for a ... Read more

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Ontario's auto insurance reform needs more details: Herscu

News that the province plans to restore the default benefit limit for catastrophic injuries to $2 million is a “major change for the positive,” says  Easy Legal ... Read more

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Mediation is affordable, timely alternative in family law

Mediation is one of the best ways to provide access to justice in an affordable and timely way — especially in family law cases, says Toronto arbitrator and mediator ... Read more

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'Distinguished' Court of Appeal justice Sharpe to speak at TLA event

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) has secured a dynamic speaker and one of the best legal minds in the province for an upcoming event that promises to be an informative night ... Read more

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Voice of the Child reports empower youth in family disputes

A Voice of the Child (VOC) report can help settle family law matters before they reach court and is also a useful tool if a case proceeds to trial, says Toronto family ... Read more

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Criminal trials not credibility contests: Webb

A recent decision in a sexual assault appeal is a reminder of the high bar the Crown faces to achieve a conviction in a criminal trial — proving a charge beyond a reasonable ... Read more

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Robots showing promise in mediation: Huberman

Advanced robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) will play important roles in mediation and arbitration in the near future, predicts Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator ... Read more

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Kopping-Pavars incorporates ancient teachings into law practice

A book based on ancient Toltec wisdom impressed Toronto-area family lawyer Nicolle Kopping-Pavars so much that she now incorporates its core messages not only into her personal ... Read more

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Case law protecting digital privacy rights intact: Presser

A solid body of case law protecting digital privacy rights remains unshaken following a Supreme Court  decision that undercover police officers do not need to obtain a ... Read more

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Manage expectations when making charitable donations: Kulish

A court battle  filed by a man unhappy with how his $1-million charitable donation was being administered is a lesson for those who give, and those who receive, Toronto ... Read more

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Ethics, integrity key components of court reporting at Neesons

An ethical and integrous record of proceedings is much more than putting some words on a piece of paper, says  Neesons Court Reporting  founder and president  ... Read more

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Common sense should prevail in get-rich-quick schemes

Investors should perform their due diligence before making a financial commitment, because a company's claims that sound too good to be true, usually are, Toronto forensic ... Read more

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Loose group lottery play leads to lawsuits

Players may find themselves in court fighting over winnings if they fail to follow suggested guidelines for groups purchasing lottery tickets, Toronto civil ... Read more

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Video forensics requires same respect as other evidence

The justice system needs to take video evidence more seriously, Crystal Beach, Ont., forensic video expert Michael Plaxton tells  AdvocateDaily.com . “In my ... Read more

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Legislated 'exit ramps' needed to rectify inequality: Fennel

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal calling for the federal and Ontario sex-offender registries to provide “exit ramps” to those found to be not ... Read more

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Top five estate planning mistakes

With almost a decade of experience behind him, Toronto litigator  Matthew Urback  has seen it all when it comes to estate plans. Urback, partner with  Shibley ... Read more

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Current legal practices, procedures must be streamlined: Lesage

It is time to acknowledge that many current legal practices and procedures are out of line with the value of the interests at stake and the profession must take steps to ... Read more

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Conant supports fixing new home warranty program

Creating a separate regulator for builders of new homes is a “step in the right direction on many fronts,” Toronto condominium lawyer  Armand Conant tells ... Read more

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When neighbour disputes turn ugly

The idea that a person’s home is their castle, combined with the concept that proximity breeds contempt, can lead people to take extreme positions about what appears to be ... Read more

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