Despite his initial defence of his actions in dismissing a slew of charges in 2012, a justice of the peace admitted to misconduct last week and apologized for what he did.
A Financial Services Commission of Ontario ruling that made it easier to prove catastrophic brain injury has survived a judicial review at the Divisional Court.
An Osgoode Hall Law School professor has resigned as a member of Legal Aid Ontario’s immigration and refugee advisory committee after citing “a culture of secrecy” at the organization.
Former Law Society of Upper Canada treasurer Tom Conway is back home in Ottawa after vacating the position for Janet Minor following last month’s vote at Convocation. He’s now about to become the president of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in November. In an interview with Law Times, he takes a look back at his term as treasurer of the law society. Below is a slightly edited transcript of the interview.
Between acting for their clients and acting on stage, it’s been a busy week for a dozen lawyers who performed a play last week at the Toronto Fringe Festival.
As the German and Argentine teams rest up after the World Cup final this weekend, so are lawyers across Canada who recently scored good results at the international world cup for lawyers.
An Ottawa lawyer has made an emotional apology to the Law Society of Upper Canada for “foolishly” posting Crown disclosure from a client’s criminal case on the Internet.
Justice Paul Kane of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has challenged existing jurisprudential wisdom by holding that the payroll used for determining an employer’s liability for statutory severance should be calculated with reference to all of a company’s Canadian operations.
In a decision emphasizing counsel’s duties around experts, a Superior Court judge has ordered a Toronto lawyer to personally pay a portion of his client’s costs for wasting time and resources after finding he knowingly used a biased witness eventually removed from the case.