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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. Library Boy 2. Off the Shelf 3. Family LLB 4. Civil Resolution Tribunal blog 5. First Reference

Library Boy
New Handbook for European Studies Librarians

University of Minnesota Libraries has published a free Handbook for European Studies Librarians (in e-book or PDF formats). It has many subsections devoted to specific areas (e.g. “Iberian Studies”) and topics (e.g. “Russian Federation: LGBTQIA+ Studies Resources”). Chapter 26 is devoted to European Legal Research: …

Off the Shelf
Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

May 2024 The Osgoode Digital Commons received 66,708 full-text downloads and 42 new submissions, bringing the total works in the repository to 19,154. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 2,327 institutions across 186 countries. …

Family LLB
Navigating Family Law Conferences

In the intricate landscape of family law, conferences play a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of a case. Let’s try to demystify the essence of family law conferences, grounded in Rule 17 of the Family Law Rules. These conferences, including case conferences, settlement conferences, and trial management conferences, serve as a cornerstone in the resolution process. …

Civil Resolution Tribunal blog
CRT Decisions under the Intimate Images Protection Act (IIPA)

The Intimate Images Protection Act (IIPA) gives the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) authority to resolve claims about non-consensual sharing of intimate images. The IIPA came into force on January 29, 2024, but applies to sharing that happened on or after March 6, 2023. Under the IIPA, the CRT can issue protection orders that require an intimate image be deleted, de-indexed, and/or removed from a website or social media platform. …

First Reference
Introduction to general partnerships: A guide for Canadian entrepreneurs

People who want to pool their resources, knowledge, or skills can form a general partnership (or, more simply, a partnership). A general partnership is a type of business organization that comes into existence when two or more people carry on business together with the intent to make a profit. A partnership is established automatically by law when individuals meet the necessary criteria and start working together. While no formalities are required to create this partnership, you may need to register the business name and obtain a business license. …

 

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