Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology.
Research & Writing
Don’t Forget the Interpretation Act
Although most acts have a definitions section, usually at the beginning of the act, it is logistically impossible for an act to define all the words and terms it uses. If you are trying to find the meaning of a term that isn’t defined in an act, check that jurisdiction’s Interpretation Act. …
So Long, From David and Garry
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise
The time has come for us, David Bilinsky and Garry Wise, to pass the baton to a new generation of leaders and writers to carry on the work of SlawTips. This, therefore, will be our final, and farewell post. Garry came on board back in Feb 2013 following Laura Calloway’s transition to new ventures in January 2013. Laura and David started the PracticeTips side of SlawTips back on Jan 13, 2011. …