Slaw Site News – 2012-01-26

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

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 33 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • the eight comments on Simon Fodden’s “Apple’s New iBooks Author” discussing the EULA required by that software
  • the thoughtful exchange on Jamie Maclaren’s column, “A Pay or Play Proposition for Access to Justice.”
  • the enthusiastic comments on Ruth Bird’s column, “Professional Associations and Why They Matter”

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

  • Alberta Teachers’ Association v. Information and Privacy Commissioner (Alta.) et al. 2011 SCC 61 [Judicial review]
  • R. v. Spencer (M.D.) 2011 SKCA 144 [Search and seizure]
  • Reference Re Securities Act 2011 SCC 66 [Double aspect doctrine]
  • R. v. Rudge (D.) 2011 ONCA 791 [Criminal procedure]
  • R. v. MacIntosh (E.F.) 2011 NSCA 111 [Delay and due process]
  • Labatt Brewing Co. et al. v. St. John’s (City) 2011 NLCA 75 [Property tax valuation]
  • Girao v. Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP 2011 FC 1070 [Barristers and solicitors duty of integrity]
  • R. v. Bambrick (R.) 2011 NLCA 79 [Sentencing]
  • Anderson et al. v. Canada (Attorney General) 2011 NLCA 82 [Class actions]

Thus far, 195 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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