Slaw Site News – 2011-12-08

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

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 44 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • The comments on Bob Berring’s post, “Legal Research Training’s End”
  • The thoughtful comment by Makwaminising_nini on the post “Dunkin’ the Victim: a Note on Legal-Political Background of the Current Attawapiskat Campaign” by Michael Posluns
  • The 9 comments on Simon Fodden’s post “Apple’s Siri on iPhone 4s and Legal Privilege

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

  • Sierra Club Canada v. Ontario (Minister of National Resources) et al. 2011 ONSC 4655 [Animal species at risk]
  • Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals v. Nor-Man Regional Health Authority Inc. 2011 SCC 59 [Labour law]
  • Hubley v. Hubley Estate 2011 PECA 19 [Nonrecoverable tort damages]
  • R. v. Earhart (B.A.) 2011 BCCA 490 [Right to remain silent]
  • Burrell v. Metropolitan Entertainment Group et al. 2011 NSCA 108 [Duty of care to gambling addict]

Thus far, 161 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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