Slaw Site News – 2011-11-10

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

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 47 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • the 14 comments on Dave Billinsky’s post “Occupy Vancouver Demands Released”;
  • the exchange on guest blogger Erik Makgren’s post “Tort Reform for the Better: Adding Liquidity to Dry Judgements”.

You can subscribe to the comments on Slaw either as a separate matter (RSS, email) or as part of a subscription combining posts and comments (RSS, email).

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.

You can get to SlawTips at either or and you can subscribe by RSS or email. You can also follow SlawTips on Twitter: @slawtips

3. Maritime Law Book Selected Summaries

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

  • Workers’ Compensation Board (B.C.) v. Human Rights Tribunal (B.C.) et al. 2011 SCC 52 [Administrative law]
  • Wallace v. Canadian Pacific Railway et al. 2011 SKCA 108 [Disqualification of counsel]
  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Mowat 2011 SCC 53 [Judicial review]
  • R. v. Madden (K.) 2011 ONCA 656 [Jury charge]
  • R. v. Le (T.D.) 2011 MBCA 83 [Search and seizure]
  • Clark v. Werden 2011 ONCA 619 [Champerty]
  • R. v. Barros (R.) 2011 SCC 51 [Informer privilege]

Thus far, 135 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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