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 sixty 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. Social Media for Law Firms  2. All About Information 3. Barry Sookman  4. ABlawg  5. National Blog

Social Media for Law Firms
The Best Social Media Tools for Lawyers in 2015

Each and every person manage several tasks at once (business and personal), and usually with great difficulty. Throwing social media into the mix might seem like a huge time suck but it doesn’t have to be. Here are my some of my favorite and most useful social media marketing tools….

All About Information
IPC tweaks data security guidance from HO-013

Yesterday the Information & Privacy Commissioner/Ontario issued a paper called “Detecting and Deterring Unauthorized Access to Personal Health Information.” The paper adjusts and augments the detailed guidance on hospital data security the IPC provided in December when it issued HO-013….

Barry Sookman
Internet justice: Mosley v Google

In the landmark ruling in Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, Mario Costeja González (case no. C-131/12, May 13, 2014), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recognized that search engines are controllers of the personal information they process and have the obligation, in appropriate cases, to de-list links to personal information in their search results….

Civil Liberties Association Holds Public Consultation on Gay-Straight Alliances in Schools

The Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association (RMCLA) recently conducted public consultations to continue Alberta’s ongoing conversation about Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in schools. This post discusses the main themes revealed at the public consultation held at the University of Calgary on January 27, 2015….

National Blog
Because it’s all about ABS

To allow ABS, or not to allow ABS, that is the question that is trying lawyers’ souls and fomenting much debate online and on paper. Actually, if you look at the discussion (take, for example, the comments to Mitch Kowalski’s Dec. 30 article, which ran to 52 pages – and counting – as of this week) it seems less a debate than a war of ideological stances – there’s for and there’s against. …


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