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Paul camp accuses Clinton of running from husband’s legacy with prison reform speech

Sen. Rand Paul‘s presidential campaign mocked Hillary Clinton’s call Wednesday for justice reform, claiming she’s running from policies her husband advocated during the Clinton administration… 694 more words


Happy Trails and Happy Trials: Supreme Court of Canada Rules On the Test for Summary Judgment

 Today’s Supreme Court of Canada decisions on the summary judgment appeals in Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 and  Bruno Appliance and Furniture, Inc. v. Hryniak… 1,400 more words


In Life and Love, There Are No Guarantees; But In Law, Consent Is Required

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary. ~Emmanuel Teney

Teney is mostly right, but when it comes to the law of guarantee, the key question is whether you are liable under the guarantee if the underlying contract is changed materially without your consent.

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Ontario Judges Rule Amazon Natives Can Seize Chevron's Canadian Assets

Chevron is the world’s third-largest oil company. In 2011, Amazonian natives successfully sued Chevron in Ecuador for $18 billion in environmental damage, and for destruction of their livelihoods and health. 160 more words

Ontario court strikes down mandatory minimum

TORONTO – Mandatory minimum sentences for gun possession enacted by the federal Conservatives’ as part of their law-and-order agenda are “cruel and unusual punishment,” Ontario’s top court ruled Tuesday in striking the laws down as unconstitutional. 1,149 more words


Ontario Court Assumes Jurisdiction Over Foreign Issuer in Securities Class Action

In Kaynes v. BP, 2013 ONSC 5802 (CanLII), (“Kaynes“), Mr. Kaynes, the plaintiff, commenced a proposed class action against BP, the well-known multinational oil and gas company, headquartered in the United Kingdom and registered on the London, New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges.   1,459 more words

Conflict Of Laws

Are You Holding? Handheld Devices and Ontario’s Driving Laws

The law in the Highway Traffic Act states:

78.1  (1)  No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway while holding or using a hand-held wireless communication device or other prescribed device that is capable of receiving or transmitting telephone communications, electronic data, mail or text messages. 353 more words

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