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 more than 80 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.The Lean Law Firm 2. Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog 3. Paw & Order 4. Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog 5. IP Osgoode

The Lean Law Firm
It’s OK to Admit You’re Not Perfect

If you aren’t spending as much time working with your clients as you need to; If you aren’t as productive or profitable as you’d like; If you’re suffering under the weight of unbillable business and administrative work, and spending more time at the office than reasonable (like most lawyers…) …

Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog
What Does the 2020 Firearms Ban Mean for Firearms Owners?

What Does the 2020 Firearms Ban Mean for Firearms Owners? Through an Order in Council titled Regulations Amending the Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and Other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, Cartridge Magazines, Ammunition and Projectiles as Prohibited, Restricted or Non-Restricted: SOR/2020-96, the Liberal government has banned a over 1500 models of firearms affecting approximately 90,000 firearms with an aim to prohibit …

Paw & Order
#54: COVID-19 Shuts Down Slaughterhouses, Sickens Workers

Camille and Katie Sykes dive into the massive COVID-19 outbreaks at slaughterhouses in Canada and south of the border. Animals aren’t the only victims of slaughterhouses—the meat industry also treats workers abysmally. Slaughterhouses are already one of the most dangerous workplaces imaginable, and now they have become coronavirus hotspots due to the meat industry’s failure to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. …

Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog
Challenges Faced by Immigrants Working in the Medical Field

Throughout history, Canada has encouraged immigration of well-educated workers in order to further Canada as a multicultural country and to improve its economic conditions. Yet, not all these educated workers are able to obtain positions in the professions in which practiced in their home countries. Research suggests that immigrant labour market success in professional areas of work has decreased over the years. …

IP Osgoode
High Court of Justice of England and Wales Determines Fabrics Considered Works of Artistic Craftmanship

Earlier in April 2020, in Response Clothing Ltd v The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd, [2020] EWHC 148, the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (the Court) determined that fabrics could be works of artistic craftsmanship in the UK for copyright purposes. …


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