Slaw Site News – 2011-11-03

Site news for those who read Slaw only via RSS or email

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 55 comments. You might be particularly interested in the thoughtful discussion following Tamir Israel’s inaugural post on Crookes v. Newton and intermediary liability.

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2. SlawTips

This week’s tips on SlawTips are:

You’ll find a brief excerpt of this week’s tips on Slaw, but the links above will take you to the full versions, along with 100 more tips. Advice you can use — short and to the point — every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

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3. Maritime Law Book Selected Summaries

This week’s Maritime Law Book case summaries are in precis on Slaw and full at

  • Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Stevens 2011 NSSC 343 [Mortgages]
  • Spence v. Canada Revenue Agency 2011 FC 426 [Income tax interest waiver]
  • Smith v. Inco Ltd. 2011 ONCA 628 [Private nuisance]
  • Saanich (District) v. Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada 2011 BCCA 391 [Insurer’s duty to defend]
  • Lonechild v. Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations et al. 2011 SKQB 315 [Native rights]
  • R. v. Jones (R.) 2011 ONCA 632 [Search and seizure of computer]
  • D.M.M. v. T.B.M. 2011 YKCA 8 [Apprehension of bias]

Thus far, 128 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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