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.
Vancouver Immigration Law Blog
Summer ’18 – Study Permit and International Student Law Federal Court Case Law Summary
As Canadian students ease their way back into studies and as school staff and administrators start thinking about the million responsibilities that come with a new cohort of international students, I thought it would be useful to review Federal Court Case Law over the past few months and uncover a few points. …
IFLS at Osgoode
IFLS Visitor Fall 2018: Dr Vicky Conway (DCU)
The IFLS is delighted to welcome Dr. Vicky Conway, Associate Professor of Law at Dublin City University to Osgoode for October & November 2018. She’ll be giving a public talk, FALLEN WOMEN OF EIRE – TRACING THE HISTORY OF THE CRIMINALISATION OF ABORTION IN IRELAND, on Thursday October 11 1230, Room TBC (rsvp please for catering). …
The new McGill Guide has arrived!
The 2018 edition of the McGill Guide, more formally known as the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 9th edition, is now available in the Great Library. The last five editions of the Guide have been published at regular 4 year intervals. While some previous editions brought unexpected and even controversial changes to Canadian legal citation norms, other new editions, such as the 9th, contain few surprises. …
The Lean Law Firm
Under Pressure? Don’t spend more time at the office
If you’re like most people working in law, you don’t have enough hours in the day to do everything you’re supposed to do, let alone find time to figure out how to do things better. Pressure is generally a function of the volume of our workload over the time we have available to do the work. When workload goes up…so does the pressure. …
Official Clio Blog
Clio This Month: The Power of the Platform
Over the past decade, the legal tech industry has come a long way. Every year, there are new solutions that cover everything from common law firm problems, to niche practice-area pain points, to issues legal professionals never even dreamed could be improved. But advancing legal tech isn’t just about creating better solutions—it’s also about improving how well those tools work together. …
*Randomness here is created by Random.org and its list randomizing function.