Slaw Site News – 2011-12-15

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 exchange between Gary Rodrigues and Simon Chester concerning Geneviève Lay’s post, “Language Rights Issues Returning to the Supreme Court?”
  • the comment by CanLII President, Colin Lachance, expanding a little on what sort of numbers it takes to be a popular case on CanLII.

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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.

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

  • R. v. Wheaton (A.) 2011 NLTD(G) 148 [Amending informations]
  • R. v. Nguyen (T.V.) et al. 2011 BCCA 471 [Forfeiture of offence-related property]
  • R. v. Losier (S.A.) 2011 NBCA 102 [Right to use language of choice in dealings with police]
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (Attorney General) v. Information and Privacy Commissioner (Nfld. and Lab.) 2011 NLCA 69 [FOI re crown documents]
  • Hart v. Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp. of the Diocese of Kingston 2011 ONCA 728 [Internal church government]

Thus far, 166 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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