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Bench Press: Limits to “Mr. Big” Stings

Police in Newfoundland suspected that Nelson Hart deliberately drowned his twin daughters but had no proof.  They began an elaborate hoax to recruit Mr. Hart into a fictitious crime ring. 440 more words


Bench Press: Centre Court Meets Tax Court

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard captured the tennis world’s attention with her brilliant play at Wimbledon this past July.  However, last year her father suffered a loss at another court, the Tax Court of Canada. 259 more words


Bench Press: A Bride’s Worst Nightmare!

Melanie Johnson arranged for a Calgary designer and tailor to make four bridesmaid dresses, a flower girl’s dress and a wedding veil for her October 2011 wedding, and to make alterations to her wedding dress.   236 more words


Bench Press: Court Decision an “Earthquake”

Both the land and the legal landscape underwent a transformation recently as a result of a Supreme Court of Canada decision. The Court ruled for the first time that an Aboriginal nation has title to a remote piece of beautiful land in British Columbia. 296 more words


July/August Issue of LawNow: Bench Marks: Cases that Change the Legal Landscape

Featured Articles: Bench Marks: Cases that Change the Legal Landscape

Some decisions our courts make carry the possibility of changing lives (same-sex marriage) and defining our institutions (the Senate).  155 more words