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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 14 – 21.

1. R. v. Pelech 2012 ABCA 134

[1] This appeal addresses the proposal that a trial judge needs to have in contemplation the rule in Hodge’s case, when considering evidence of impaired driving.

2. Bruni v. Bruni 2010 ONSC 6568

3. R. v. Maybin 2012 SCC 24

[2] This appeal raises the question of when an intervening act by another person severs the causal connection between the accused’s act and the victim’s death, thereby absolving the accused of legal responsibility for manslaughter.

The most-consulted French-language decision was Guay inc. c. Payette 2011 QCCA 2282 [leave to appeal to SCC granted http://scc.lexum.org/en/news_release/2012/12-05-17.3/12-05-17.3.html]

[1] L’appelante interjette appel du jugement rendu le 8 juin 2010 par la Cour supérieure du district de Québec (M. le juge Jean Lemelin), qui rejette sa requête en injonction permanente, requête par laquelle elle demandait au tribunal d’enjoindre à l’intimé de respecter deux clauses de non-concurrence et de non-sollicitation;

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