Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.
Le Blogue du CRL
En matière d’arrangements, le Tribunal a le pouvoir de suspendre les procédures à l’encontre des cautions
Dans Charles Morissette Inc. (Arrangements relatifs à) (2014 QCCS 385), la Cour supérieure était saisie d’une requête en modification d’une ordonnance initiale présentée par l’un des créanciers de la débitrice. La Cour conclut qu’en vertu de son pouvoir général, la Cour supérieure peut suspendre les procédures à l’encontre des cautions. Le Tribunal s’appuie entre autres sur le fait qu’il a le pouvoir d’homologuer un plan d’arrangement qui prévoit des quittances vis-à-vis les cautions. . . .
University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog
Knocked Up in the Senate
When will you ever hear the words “Knocked Up” in the hallowed chambers of the United States Senate? When Seth Rogan testifies, of course! On the question of funding for Alzheimer’s research, he actually gives a compelling testimony: . . .
What would Caesar Wright say about a #TWU Law School?
What would Caesar Wright have said? The question ringed in my ears after I walked back to my office this week from Osgoode Hall. It was there that the dean of all Canadian law deans started his career and then departed, in order to found the first modern Canadian law school at the University of Toronto. I had just left one of those hour-long after-lunch discussions in the lawyers’ dining room which could have lasted all afternoon. Our topic: the jurisdiction of Ontario’s Law Society to consider the application of Trinity Western University’s (TWU) application for accreditation of a law school. . . .
Official Clio Blog
Making it Real: Legal Hacking Comes to Brooklyn (and London, and San Francisco)
On February 8th-9th, Clio was proud to sponsor a weekend-long hackathon in Brooklyn focused on creating tools to address data privacy problems in the legal sector. Phil Weiss, a leader in the Legal Hacker community, was happy to share his experience with us. For nearly two years the Legal Hackers . . .
Library of Parliament Legislative Summary of the Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act
The Library of Parliament recently published a legislative summary of of Bill C-11 known as the Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act: “Under the PSEA [Public Service Employment Act] and the Public Service Employment Regulations (PSER), certain categories of individuals who meet specific criteria are given priority to appointments in the federal public service over all other persons. . . . ”
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