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Thursday Thinkpiece: Chan and Magotiaux on Digital Evidence

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

DIGITAL EVIDENCE: A PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

Authors: Gerald Chan and Susan Magotiaux
Foreword: The Honorable Thomas A. Cromwell
General Editors: Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli and Brian H. Greenspan

ISBN: 978-1-77255-230-0
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 235
Publication Date: November, 2017

Regular Price: $99
Series Subscription Price: $85

© 2017 Irwin Law. All rights reserved. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Harrington on the Essential Associate

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

THE ESSENTIAL ASSOCIATE: STEP UP, STAND OUT, AND RISE TO THE TOP AS A YOUNG LAWYER

Author: Jay Harrington

ISBN: 978-0999554524
Page Count: 244
Publication Date: March 22, 2018

Price: $23.99 (USD)

Also available via Amazon and Kindle.

© 2018 by Jay Harrington / Harrington Communications LLC. All rights reserved.

Excerpt: . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Neil Guthrie on Better Legal Writing

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

GUTHRIE’S GUIDE TO BETTER LEGAL WRITING

Author: Neil Guthrie

ISBN: 978-1-55221-472-5
Publisher: Irwin Law
Page Count: 200 pp
Publication Date: December 2017

Regular Price: $55

© 2017 Irwin Law. All rights reserved.

Excerpt: Preface.

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This book began out of frustration.

Frustration at the turgid, pedantic, Latin-filled, jargon-ridden, misspelt, ungrammatical, and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Brown and Witkin on Prosecuting and Defending Sexual Offence Cases

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

PROSECUTING AND DEFENDING SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES: A PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

Authors: Daniel Brown, Jill Witkin
Foreword: Marie Henein
General Editors: Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli, Brian H. Greenspan

ISBN: 978-1-77255-082-5
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 446
Publication Date: October 2017

Regular Price: $99
Series Subscription Price: $85

© 2017 Emond Publishing. All rights reserved. . . . [more]

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Elowitt and Wasserman on Lawyers as Managers

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

LAWYERS AS MANAGERS: HOW TO BE A CHAMPION FOR YOUR FIRM AND EMPLOYEES

Andrew N Elowitt and Marcia Watson Wasserman

© 2017 American Bar Association. All rights reserved. Slaw readers can receive a 10% discount on purchase of this book. Use the discount code LAMS17 at checkout; this offer is valid until . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Julie Macfarlane on How Clients Are Transforming the Practice of Law

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

THE NEW LAWYER: HOW CLIENTS ARE TRANSFORMING THE PRACTICE OF LAW, SECOND EDITION

 Julie Macfarlane
© 2017, UBC Press, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada

The following edited excerpts from the revised and updated second edition of my book, The New Lawyer, will I hope give you a good sense of both the core . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Siskind and McMurray on Social Media Marketing

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

THE LAWYERS GUIDE TO MARKETING ON THE INTERNET

Gregory H. Siskind and Deborah McMurray

© 2017 American Bar Association. All rights reserved. Slaw readers can receive a 10% discount on purchase of this book. Use the discount code LGTMARKETING at checkout; this offer is valid from 5/1-8/31.

Excerpt: Chapter 11, pgs. 137 – . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Jordan Furlong’s 3 Key Components of a Client Strategy

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

LAW IS A BUYER’S MARKET: BUILDING A CLIENT-FIRST LAW FIRM

ISBN: 978-0-9953488-0-6. 244 pgs. Softcover.
© Copyright 2017

Jordan Furlong

Excerpt: Chapter 10, pages 132 – 139.
[Footnotes omitted.]

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When building a Client Strategy, your firm needs to employ the following three key components of your Client Strategy. These are practical, actionable . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Case Management Tools for Solo & Small Firms

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

The 2017 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

© 2017 American Bar Association. All rights reserved. Slaw readers can receive a 10% discount on purchase of this book. Use the discount code LTG2017 at checkout; this offer is valid from 4/2017-7/2017.

John Simek, Vice-President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc.
Michael Maschke, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: McMahon on the Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Why Did It Take So Long for Indian Residential School Claims to Come to Court? The Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System.

Thomas L. McMahon (SSRN profile) was Executive Secretary of Manitoba’s Aboriginal Justice Inquiry (1988-1991) and General Legal Counsel of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2009-2015), and in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Bullen and Sossin on Flex Time JDs

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

A Flex Time JD: New Approaches to the Accessibility of Legal Education

Osgoode Hall Legal Studies Research Paper Series, No. 7, Volume 13, Issue 2, 2017. Forthcoming in the Canadian Bar Review.

Darcel Bullen, Legal Counsel and Business Agent, Service Employees International Union, Local 2
Lorne Sossin, Dean & Professor, Osgoode . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Crawford on Fake News in Canada

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Fake News Now Legal in Canada! (Not so fast…)

© 2017 by Michael G. Crawford. Reprinted with permission

Michael G. Crawford, LL.B. is a recognized expert in media law, with more than 25 years’ experience as a broadcast and print journalist. He is the author of The Journalist’s Legal Guide, now . . . [more]

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