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.Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog 2. Double Aspect 3. The Lean Law Firm 4. Global Workplace Insider 5. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog

Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog
What are my obligations after a car accident in Ontario?

In Ontario, the Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act (HTA) establish your obligations after a car accident. Failing to fulfill your obligations can result in charges under either law. Penalties for charges may include fines, jail, probation, and driving prohibitions. Criminal Code charges are the more serious of the two and can lead to a criminal record. …

Double Aspect
Some Major Questions About Major Questions

In West Virginia v EPA, the Supreme Court of the United States, wielding the “major questions doctrine” found that the EPA did not have the statutory authority to adopt regulations implementing the Clean Power Plan, initially proposed by the Obama administration in 2015. In this post, I describe why I think this decision was ultimately misguided, how the major questions doctrine might be recast, and why some of the dissent’s concerns are themselves misguided. …

The Lean Law Firm
E140: July’s monthly round-up of resources to grow your firm

July is going to be a quieter month for us at Gimbal. We’ll be taking our own advice and working ON our business. Of course, that means helping you work on yours! What if we told you that you could create a simple business development asset that works even when you don’t (like, when you’re taking that much-needed summer vacation)? ….

Global Workplace Insider
Attirer ou conserver ses employés avec la mise en place de nouveaux avantages sociaux : attention aux obligations fiscales

La pénurie de main d’œuvre que connaît le Québec depuis quelques années force les employeurs à user d’imagination afin d’offrir à leurs employés des avantages sociaux leur permettant d’être attrayants vis-à-vis la concurrence. Cependant, ces avantages octroyés aux employés ne doivent pas être considérés comme étant seulement une dépense d’entreprise. Effectivement, dans la plupart des …

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
Athletes Deserve “The Most Complete Available Information” About CTE

Informed consent. Few can argue against its value. People can choose to do dangerous things. But they should know about the known risks of their choices. People profiting from those choices should not hide or obfuscate these risks. In the world of combat sports CTE is a real risk of participation. Many athletes are not …


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