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. Off the Shelf 2. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 3. Eloise Gratton 4. Double Aspect 5. Global Workplace Insider

Off the Shelf
Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

February 2023 The Osgoode Digital Commons received 53,438 full-text downloads and 20 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 18,816. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,109 institutions across 186 countries. The…

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
R. c. Roy

Pénal: Les 3 accusés qui se sont vu reprocher d’avoir bloqué la circulation du pont-tunnel Louis-Hyppolite-La fontaine sont déclarés coupables d’avoir commis un méfait; ils ne se sont pas limités à communiquer un message, mais ont commis des gestes qui n’étaient pas raisonnablement nécessaires pour ce faire (C.Q.). …

Eloise Gratton
Legal.IT – 23 mars à Montréal

Ne manquez pas votre chance de vous inscrire à #Legal.IT, l’un des plus grands événements sur le droit des technologies au Canada. Je suis ravie d’agir à titre de modératrice pour une session relative à la réforme générale de la loi sur la protection de la vie privée au Canada avec Philippe Dufresne, Ignacio Cofone, et Max Jarvie. Pour …

Double Aspect
It’s Not What You Think

Originalism has long been, in Adam Dodek’s pithy phrase, a “dirty word” in Canadian constitutional law. But not anymore. Recent scholarship by respected academics and even a judge takes it more seriously than almost anyone in Canada, with the exception of Grant Huscroft and Bradley Miller, both now judges at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, had until about seven years ago. …

Global Workplace Insider
Failure to state sexual harassment claim means other claims can be forced to arbitration

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently held that, as a matter of first impression, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act (EFAA) does not invalidate a binding arbitration agreement if the plaintiff fails to plead a plausible sexual harassment claim. …


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