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 more than 80 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. Family LLB 2. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog 3. Condo Adviser 4. BC Injury Law Blog 5. The Treasurer’s Blog

Family LLB
Arizona may soon decide what happens to embryos after divorce

Senate Bill 1393 would require courts to give frozen embryos to the spouse who “intends to allow the embryos to develop to birth.” It was reported that “If both adults want to use the embryos to have a baby, the court would have to give them to the one who “provides the best chance” of successfully doing so. … [and that] the spouse who does not receive the …

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
UFC Fighter Cynthia Calvillo Accepts 6 Month USADA Suspension for Marijuana Violation

Cynthia Calvillo’s in competition sample at UFC 219 in Las Vegas tested positive for Carboxy-THC with a concentration above the limit of 180 ng/mL. Cannabinoids are banned in-competition under the UFC’s custom tailored anti-doping policy administered by USADA. Listed as a ‘specified substance’ the default suspension for this violation is a one year period of …

Condo Adviser
Explaining the New Proxy to Condo Owner

The condo industry is going through significant changes aimed at improving the lives of condo owners in Ontario. As part of the many changes implemented through the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, the province has developed mandatory forms aimed at streamlining how condo corporations conduct their affairs. Many of these forms may initially appear foreign to the average condo owner. …

BC Injury Law Blog
Plaintiff Ordered to Pay Double Costs After Failed Parking Lot Collision Injury Claim

Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Chilliwack Registry, ordering a Plaintiff to pay double costs after having a personal injury lawsuit dismissed. …

The Treasurer’s Blog
Announcing a new CEO for the Law Society of Ontario

It’s been a busy few months for the Law Society – a new name; the implementation of recommendations from the Working Together for Change report; the release of the Action Plan in response to the Family Legal Services Review; changes to contingency fees to protect the public; and the closer future involvement of the Law Society in legal aid in Ontario, to name just a few of the many initiatives on the go.


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