Monday’s Mix

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.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. À bon droit  2. Thoughtful Legal Management 3. Youth and Work  4. Combat Sports Law  5. FamilyLLB

À bon droit
Le plaidoyer de culpabilité dans une instance criminelle constitue un aveu extrajudiciaire dans une instance civile

Nous avons déjà traité de l’impact d’un plaidoyer de culpabilité criminel dans le cadre d’une instance civile, mais cela fait maintenant plusieurs années alors un retour me semble souhaitable. C’est pourquoi j’attire votre attention sur la décision rendue dans l’affaire Sanschagrin c. Lafleur, 2015 QCCS 5101, où l’Honorable juge François P. Duprat rappelle que le plaidoyer de culpabilité au criminel constitue un aveu extrajudiciaire dans une instance civile.

Thoughtful Legal Management
2016 Predictions!

This is the time of the year when I call for our gentle readers to submit their ideas for what 2016 will hold for the legal community. Whether it is a bright future or perhaps a guarded cloudy one, I would love to hear from you. …

Youth and Work
Worst. Idea. Ever.

I’ve been really busy with a new project and haven’t had a lot of time to blog in the past few months. Hopefully in the new year I’ll get back to posting regular pieces. One thing that I wanted to highlight is a trial balloon today from Ryerson University about creating a third law school in Toronto. …

Combat Sports Law
$4,750 in Damages Awarded Following UFC 173 Piracy

Adding to this site’s archived cases of UFC pay per view event piracy prosecutions, reasons for judgement were released recently by the US District Court, ED California, rejecting a claim for $110,000 in damages but instead awarding $4,750 in total damages. …

Make Sure the Holidays Stay Happy

It’s never too soon to start thinking about the upcoming holidays – and I don’t just mean all the gift-shopping, meal-planning and making arrangements to be with family. For parents who are divorced or separated (especially if the split is recent), the upcoming holiday season can be rife with difficulties and anguish over how the kids are going to spend their time, and with whom. …


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