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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. Crossroad Family Law Blog 2. Mack’s Criminal Law Blog 3. Library Boy 4. Global Workplace Insider 5. Canadian Appeals Monitor

Crossroad Family Law Blog
How do I get retroactive child support?

Retroactive support issues are often reported by our clients. Here we look at the list of factors taken into consideration by the Supreme Court of Canada and how you can strengthen your claim for retroactive support. …

Mack’s Criminal Law Blog
Ways Product Liability Can Affect Your Health

Not only do you have to worry about the insurance, but there are other factors in a product liability case. Think about the emotional trauma of dealing with an accident that stemmed from a faulty product. A lawyer has an idea of how this can affect you personally. Here are some ways a product liability can affect your health. …

Library Boy
Updated Globalex Research Guides on Foreign and International Law Topics

GlobaLex, a very good electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, has updated a number of its research guides; Researching Scottish Legal History: “This research guide was created to assist with research on Scottish legal history. …

Global Workplace Insider
US: New COBRA Premium Subsidy in Third COVID Relief Stimulus Act

The latest COVID-relief bill, the American Rescue Plan Act, will allow most current and former employees and their dependents to receive fully subsidized COBRA continuation coverage beginning April 1 and continuing through September 30, 2021—even if they never elected COBRA or dropped coverage. To learn more about what employers with group health plans subject to federal COBRA need to know about the new law, read our legal update, …

Canadian Appeals Monitor
Peace, Order, and Greenhouse Gasses: Canada’s Top Court Affirms Federal GHG Pricing

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.[1] In a 6-3 majority decision, the Supreme Court found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the “GGPPA”) constitutional under the peace, order, and good government (“POGG”) clause in s. 91 of the Constitution Act, 1867. …

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