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Thursday Thinkpiece: Cass, Clark & Stoll on Ontario’s Electricity Industry

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.

Ontario Energy Law: Electricity
Fred Cass, Ron Clark and Scott Stoll
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION TO ONTARIO’S ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY

Electricity has been an integral element of the province’s development over the past 125 years and it will continue to be a vital part of our success – economic and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Azzolini on What Distinguishes Law Firm Librarianship

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 FIRM LIBRARIANSHIP: ISSUES, PRACTICE, AND DIRECTIONS
John Azzolini
Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2013

Excerpted: pp. 9 and 10-14 from Chapter 2: Tasks, Skills, and Attributes

[Footnotes have been converted to endnotes here.]

Abstract: Law firm librarianship can be distinguished from its public and academic counterparts by examining several of the emblematic features . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Bhabha on the Conceptual Limits of Accommodation to Religious Freedom

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.

From Saumur to L. (S.): Tracing the Theory and Concept of Religious Freedom under Canadian Law
Faisal Bhabha
58 Supreme Court Law Review (2d), 2012

(The excerpt from the introduction has been edited for Slaw by the author.)

Religious Freedom Unhinged: The Conceptual Limits of Accommodation

Religious freedom under the Canadian Constitution[1] . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Tingle on Canada’s Public Venture Markets

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.

Start-Up and Growth Companies in Canada – A Guide to Legal and Business Practice, 2nd Edition
Bryce C. Tingle
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada: 2013

Excerpt from Chapter 14

Canada’s Public Venture Markets – A Success Story

Most discussions about entrepreneurial finance in Canada, and certainly most of the public policy initiatives of the federal . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Rehaag on Refugees

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.

Judicial Review of Refugee Determinations: The Luck of the Draw?
Sean Rehaag
(2012) 38:1 Queen’s LJ 1

Excerpt pp. 47-50

[Footnotes have been converted into endnotes.]

With regard to [the] expected reforms, it should be noted that advocates for refugees have long called for the implementation of an appeal on the merits of . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Kaiser on Civil Liability for Corporate Crime

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.

Corporate Crime and Civil Liability
Gordon Kaiser
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

Introduction

The past 20 years have seen a dramatic increase in corporate crime (or at least the detection and prosecution of corporate crime) such that this area now concerns virtually all corporate lawyers. This concern is heightened by civil litigation that invariably . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: McCormack & Bueckert on Religious Dress

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.

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada
Nancy McCormack and Melanie Bueckert
Toronto: Carswell, 2013

Excerpt chosen by the publisher.

(iv) Religious Dress

Another intersection between law and religion arises with respect to religious dress.28 This issue has come to the forefront primarily in connection with Sikhs and Muslims.

In . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Mason on Digital Signatures

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.

Electronic Signatures in Law, 3rd Edition
Stephen Mason
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012

Excerpts chosen by the author: pp.229-231; 318-322

[Footnotes converted to endnotes and renumbered.]

Statute of Frauds

The question arose in the English case of J Pereira Fernandes SA v. Mehta[1] whether the name forming part of an e-mail address . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Carasco on the Rights of Non-Citizens

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.

Non-Citizens in Canada: Status and Rights
Emily F. Carasco
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

Excerpted sections from Chapter 1

Citizenship Status, Non-Citizenship Status and Human Rights

Citizenship status is a critical determinant of the extent of human rights protection available to an individual. The relationship of an individual to the state in which he . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Adams on Singular and Plural in Drafting

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 Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, Third Edition
Kenneth A. Adams
Chicago: American Bar Association, 2013

Excerpt Chapter 13, Selected Usages

WHETHER SINGULAR MEANS PLURAL

  • 13.748 One type of failure to address an issue is uncertainty regarding whether a reference in the singular also applies to the plural. (It bears some resemblance
. . . [more]
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Thursday Thinkpiece: Nichols on Corporate Finance 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.

Corporate Finance and Canadian Law, Second Edition
Christopher C. Nicholls
Toronto: Carswell, 2013

(Footnotes converted to endnotes in this excerpt.)

Introduction

If a nineteenth century corporate solicitor could step across time and through the office doors of a 21st century law firm, he would surely be dazzled by the technological wizardry that . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Furlong on the Open Market for Legal Services

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.

Evolutionary Road: A Strategic Guide to Your Law Firm’s Future
Jordan Furlong
Boulder Colorado: Attorney at Work, 2013

Excerpt chosen by author. Reprinted with permission from Attorney at Work, www.attorneyatwork.com

Stage 3: The Fully Open Market, 2016-2024

Features

(a) The Market

Multiple legitimate providers are now fully active the in legal market. Lawyers . . . [more]

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