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. Canadian Legal History Blog 2. Alcohol & Advocacy 3. Le Blogue du CRL 4. Erin Cowling 5. NSRLP

Canadian Legal History Blog
New from UTP: Violence, Order, and Unrest: A History of British North America, 1749–1876, ed. Mancke, Bannister, McKim and See

This edited collection offers a broad reinterpretation of the origins of Canada. Drawing on cutting-edge research in a number of fields, Violence, Order, and Unrestexplores the development of British North America from the mid-eighteenth century through the aftermath of Confederation. …

Alcohol & Advocacy
BC Liquor Branch updates policy for Online Sale and Delivery of Alcohol

On May 24, 2019 the Liquor Control and Cannabis Regulation Branch issued Policy Direction No. 19 – 03 which supersedes Policy Direction No. 16 – 13. As readers of Alcohol & Advocacy know, in British Columbia private liquor stores (Licensee Retail Stores), Wine Stores and Manufacturers with Onsite Stores may deliver liquor to customers purchased online under certain terms and conditions. …

Le Blogue du CRL
Sélection SOQUIJ – Depuy Orthopaedics Inc. c. Melançon, 2019 QCCA 878

ACTION COLLECTIVE (RECOURS COLLECTIF) : L’intimée fait valoir une cause défendable selon les règles applicables en matière de responsabilité extracontractuelle du fabricant, lesquelles n’exigent pas la démonstration d’une faute de la part de celui-ci; l’appel est accueilli à la seule fin de corriger les questions qui devront être traitées collectivement. …

Erin Cowling
“How Do You Do It?” and “How Do You Do it All?”: Dispelling Myths About My Life as a Lawpreneur

The two questions I am asked on a regular basis are: “How do you do it?” and “How do you do it all?” The first question is often from people who want advice from me on how to start their own “thing”, whether it’s their own law practice, freelance law practice, or side-hustle business. …

“It’s the Economy, Stupid”

This week’s blog post – written by the Honourable Robert Bauman, Chief Justice of British Columbia, who is a member of The Access Revolution Blog Steering Committee – is a reflection on the arguments being presented by Professor Gillian Hadfield on the future of the legal profession and legal regulation. Chief Justice Bauman heads the BC and Yukon appellate courts and is the founding Chair of Access to Justice BC, a network of people and organizations sharing the common goal of improving …


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