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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. The Factum 2. Eva Chan 3. Condo Adviser 4. Legal Sourcery 5. University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog

The Factum
New service for clients with financial security issues

Effective October 30, 2018, the Legal Services Society will implement a new limited representation contract for a trial period, where counsel may provide unbundled services to clients with financial security issues, including child and spousal support and preservation and/or division of family property. …

Eva Chan
Twitter Tricks and Treats (aka Tips)

Social networking platforms offer many features, but some aren’t easily found or intuitive to use. Here are some Twitter tricks and treats (aka tips). 1. Do you want to mention people in your tweets, but your tweet is almost at…

Condo Adviser
100 years later, poppies still bloom

In the early morning of November 11, 1918, the 28th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, arrived in the village of Havré, Belgium, having secured all bridges on the Canal du Centre. There, around 9 a.m., while facing Ville-sur-Haine across the canal, they received news that all hostilities were to cease at 11:00 a.m. …

Legal Sourcery
Using Abridgment Topics to Refine Citing References in WestlawNext – Tip of the Week

WestlawNext Canada, which is presently available to all Saskatchewan lawyers through The Law Society’s Member’ Section, includes an excellent Citing References tool. Today’s tip will help you in situations where you are dealing with a long list of citing references for a major case. My example relates to evidence law, but the technique will work with any legal topic. …

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog
Institutionalized Racism against Indigenous Peoples: Experiences in the Healthcare System and the Criminal Justice System

The following blog post discusses the persistence of institutionalized anti-Indigenous racism in Canada. In particular, it focuses on two institutions in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences are frequently coloured by systemic racism: the healthcare system, and the criminal justice system. …

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