LEGAL TOPICS: Legal Wit

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Sometimes the bizarre actions of a moment in time appear less absurd when seen in their context. Regrettably that is not the case here.

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In holding as I do, I add as obiter that the distinction between "advice" and "recommendations" can be difficult to describe with clarity.

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Historically, pets and condominium corporations have been frequent adversaries in Ontario courts where they have generated more than 40 reported decisions.

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One does not undertake to reorganize the aquarium

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It is the practice of the RCMP at the Shellbrook Detachment to make the calls for the accused persons.

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Metaphorically speaking, if the Plaintiffs proposed class action were likened to a baseball game, in their Amended Statement of Claim, they throw different types of legal pitches, and they throw many pitches.

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They equipped their apartments as men staying alone could be expected to

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Affection and chickens are words that are rarely found in the same sentence.

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Legal Wit - Days of Old

In days of old, masters of witty social commentary, such as Mark Twain and Ambrose Bierce, relied on a fine turn of phrase to poke humour or ridicule.

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Legal Wit - Greatly Exaggerated

Caveat emptor is an age-old concept.

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Legal Wit - Beautiful Amendments

It seems to me that amendments are like beauty — they depend upon the eye of the beholder as to their beneficial impact.

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Legal Wit - An Open Mind

… a tribunal must be free to follow precedent even when it is not obliged to. It would be mischievous to oblige a tribunal to shut its eyes to its own previous decisions, policies, and interpretations.

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