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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw byMaritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week’s summaries concern:
Civil Rights / Criminal Law / Trademarks, Names and Designs / Income Tax / Admiralty / Municipal Law:

R. v. Welsh (J.) 2013 ONCA 190
Civil Rights – Courts – Criminal Law – Evidence – Police
Oraha was shot multiple times and killed in a parking lot near his car. Forensic evidence indicated that
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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week’s summaries concern:
Trade Regulation / Implied terms:

Murphy v. Amway Canada et al. 2013 FCA 38
Arbitration – Courts – Practice – Trade Regulation

The plaintiff was registered as an independent business owner under the umbrella of the defendant wholesaler. The registration agreement included an arbitration agreement and incorporated the defendant’s Rules of Conduct. The arbitration

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Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal.

KEEWATIN v. ONTARIO (NATURAL RESOURCES), 2013 ONCA 158

1. CASE SUMMARY

Areas of Law: Aboriginal and Treaty Law; Constitutional Law; Natural Resource Law

~ Ontario has the right to take up lands in the Keewatin Treaty 3 area. The treaty was made between the Crown and the First Nations and Ontario became the pertinent representative of the Crown under the treaty once the lands were added to the province. . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week’s summaries concern:
Discharge of juror / Time already served / Causation in negligence:

R. v. Titchener (R.G.) 2013 BCCA 64
Criminal Law – Procedure – Jury – General – Discharge of juror
The accused was charged that on March 22, 2009, he uttered a threat to cause death or bodily harm to Ms. L. and he . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week's summaries concern: Search warrants / Ojibway Treaty 3 / Repudiation of contract:
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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On the second Sunday in each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, SupremeAdvocacyLett@r, to which you may subscribe.

This first entry is a summary of all appeals and leaves to appeal granted (so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with) from January 1 – April 12, 2013. For leaves, both the date the S.C.C. granted leave and the date of the C.A. judgment below are added in, in case you want to track and check . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week’s summaries concern:
Sale of land / Municipal law / Accident and sickness insurance / Discharge of debtor / Arrest without warrant / Motor vehicle owner definition:

Tang et al. v. Zhang et al. 2013 BCCA 52
Sale of Land – Remedies of vendor – Forfeiture of deposit – General
The plaintiffs/sellers entered into a standard form . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week's summaries concern: Disability insurance / Expungement of trade mark / Retroactive maintenance order / Real property boundary / Requirement of leave to appeal:
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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week's summaries concern: Party to a crime / Crown duty to Métis / Bankruptcy / Automobile insurance / Injurious affection / Child welfare:
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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week's summaries concern: Judicial review / Informant privilege / Party to conspiracy / National security warrants / Workplace safety:
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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week's summaries concern: Mens rea / Criminal law forfeiture / Company windup and pensions / Direction to jury:
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