Slaw Site News – 2012-03-08

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

1. Comment Watch:

In the last week there were 35 comments. You might be particularly interested in these:

  • The exchange between Emily Vella and Connie Crosby on the latter’s post, “New Social Media Darling Pinterest and Copyright Law”
  • Comments by Robert Richards and Robert McKay in which they share links to their Slaw pieces that touch on the topic explored by Susan Munro in “The Context of Legal Information.”

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

  • Drummond (Village) v. Michaud 2012 NBCA 17 [Nonconforming use]
  • K.L.S. v. D.R.S. 2012 NBCA 16 [What constitutes “living separate and apart”]
  • R. v. Henderson (J.A.) 2012 MBCA 9 [Sentencing]

Thus far, 221 summaries in total are available on You can subscribe to MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries via RSS or email.

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