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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. BC Injury Law Blog 2. David Whelan 3. Law School Life & Beyond 4. Legal Feeds 5. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue

BC Injury Law Blog
We Sue Covid Spreaders! ™

Imagine having Covid-19. Being told you have Covid-19. Being told to self isolate and taking basic steps to protect others. But not doing so and harming others. You may be called a Covidiot. You may be sued. If you pass Covid-19 on to others. If they die. If they get ill. If they have long term health harm. …

David Whelan
Also Known As

Dad. Boss. Colleague. We carry many labels. This post sprang from thinking about collective nouns for librarians. I’d seen another community addressed with one that I wasn’t sure was that apt. And it got me wondering: what is a collective noun for librarians? A shelf of librarians reflects a particular, physical approach to our work. What about a horizon of librarians? I quickly moved on to other things we are labeled or call ourselves and their impacts. …

Law School Life & Beyond
4 Tips to Help You Succeed in Your First Year of Law School

After countless hours spent studying, multiple late nights, and many cups of coffee, I am happy to have finished my first year of law school! This year has been one of the most challenging years of my life, but I am grateful for all the lessons I have learned along the way through the ups and downs. Navigating your first year is a learning curve, but I hope that these four tips will ease your transition into law school and help you succeed. …

Legal Feeds
Revealed: Canadian Law Awards winners 2021

The second annual Canadian Law Awards brought together hundreds of the legal profession’s most talented members, to celebrate their outstanding achievements while having laboured for over a year in unprecedented conditions. After COVID forced the inaugural award show to adapt to social distancing requirements, the pandemic has stuck around. The 2021 awards, once again, took place virtually. …

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
Condamnés à verser 150 000$ à leur ancienne employée domestique

Dans une décision récente de la Cour supérieure, la juge Sophie Picard a condamné un couple de professionnels de Montréal à verser 50 000 $ en dommages moraux et 100 000 $ en dommages punitifs pour avoir porté atteinte au droit à la dignité et à des conditions de travail justes et raisonnables de leur ancienne aide domestique à demeure. …

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