Slaw Site News – 2012-01-12

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

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 32 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • the discussion about using GPS tracking on company vehicles following the post by Yosie Saint-Cyr, “Employer Monitoring Employees With GPS Tracking”
  • the lengthy exchange—15 comments extending into the prior week—on Shaunna Mireau’s post, “Queen’s Counsel Appointments.”

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

  • Stemijon Investments Ltd. v. Canada (Attorney General) 2011 FCA 299 [Corporate taxation]
  • R.P. v. R.C. 2011 SCC 65 [Divorce maintenance]
  • Quebec (Attorney General) v. Canada (Minister of Human Resources and Social Development) et al. 2011 SCC 60 [Paramountcy doctrine]
  • Lumba v. United Kingdom (Secretary of State for the Home Department) [2011] UKSC 12 [Duty to promulgate policies and rules]
  • L.M.P. v. L.S. 2011 SCC 64 [Divorce maintenance]
  • Copthorne Holdings Ltd. v. Minister of National Revenue 2011 SCC 63 [Income tax on non-residents]
  • Combined Air Mechanical Services Inc. et al. v. Flesch et al. 2011 ONCA 764 [When summary judgments appropriate]

Thus far, 176 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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