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. BC Injury Law and ICBC Claims Blog 2. First Reference Talks 3. Double Aspect 4. Youth and Work 5. Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode

BC Injury Law and ICBC Claims Blog
How Much is it Worth if You Can’t Drive Your Ferrari?

If you own a Ferrari and really want to drive it but can’t because of another’s actions, how much is that worth? $15,000 according to reasons for judgement released today by the BC Supreme Court. In today’s case (Miller v. Brian Ross Motorsports Corp.) the Plaintiff’s Ferrari was damaged while being serviced at the Defendant dealership. …

First Reference Talks
Why spending time to train employees really pays off

Those who think training is expensive and a waste of time and money are sadly mistaken. An organization’s most valuable asset is its’ employees. Employees are an organizations’ means to achieving its goals. …

Double Aspect
Show ‘Em

Earlier this week, an American court issued a decision on a topic that is all but certain to come up for discussion in the weeks after October 19: the ballot selfie, and the attempts ban it. Judge Barbadoro of the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire declared unconstitutional that state’s law that made it an offence …

Youth and Work
Justin Trudeau, Truthiness, and a $15.00/Hour Federal Minimum Wage

So if you haven’t noticed there’s a Federal election campaign on now. I’m going to writing about it from time-to-time in the lead-up to the vote on October 19. I hope that all of my readers will get involved with local campaigns (try volunteering with the NDP, Liberals, or Green Party) and vote come election day (get registered here). …

Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode
Rape’s Long Shadow

The Globe & Mail recently published this article about the long-term consequences of sexual violence, featuring Amanda Dale, Executive Director of Toronto’s Barbra Schlifer Clinic and a fellow Osgoode graduate student. …


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