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Tips Tuesday

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, writing, and practice.

Research

Native Law Centre Case Watch
Law Society of Saskatchewan Library

Each month, the University of Saskatchewan’s Native Law Centre blog features a Case Watch. The Case Watch is a newsletter of digested aboriginal case law. It covers all aspects of aboriginal case law including title, rights and Gladue factors. It is a collaboration of the Native Law Centre and Pro Bono Students Canada – University of Saskatchewan Chapter. .…

Practice

The Dishonest Client (Part 5 of 9)
Ian Hu

In this fifth post, inspired from Justice Carole Curtis’s Dealing with the Difficult Client (written when she was a lawyer), we take a look at how to handle the dishonest client. There are different degrees to which a client can be dishonest. On one end are clients who may tell half-truths or who conceal facts from you, and on the other are clients who maliciously lie to you. It isn’t often clear whether the intention is malicious or if the untold truth can come back to hurt you or your client at a later date. …

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