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The Ontario Court of Appeal allows an appeal and orders a new trial because the trial judge misused a prior consistent statement to bolster the credibility of the complainant

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White Paper | Small and Medium Law Firm Profitability in Challenging Times

Small and medium law firms across know that technology is critical to their future success. See what technology's role plays and what area successful firms are focused on.

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As technology, the law, and client needs continue to evolve, lawyers must be prepared to invest strategically in technology that will help position their firms to succeed.

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Police used screen capture software to record computer chats with accused

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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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Emerging Issues Bulletin #4 | Drug Offences In Canada

This edition of the Emerging Issues Bulletin discusses the road to cannabis legalization

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WeirFoulds Estates & Trusts Newsletter | Limitation Periods

Two recent Ontario Court of Appeal decisions concerning the application of limitation periods in trusts and estates litigation are discussed

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CED:  An Overview of the Law - Employment Law (Ontario) - Common Law of Employment - Dismissal for Cause - Misconduct

An employer may terminate an employment contract for just cause without giving notice to the employee. This excerpt provides an overview of the types of misconduct which are seen in the workplace and in what instances such misconduct may justify dismissal for cause.

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 Milligan's Criminal Law Advisor | Failure to Stop

BC Court of Appeal holds that an accused who did not cause an accident may properly be convicted of failure to stop

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Thomson Reuters named to the 2017 list of Best Workplaces for Women in Canada

Thomson Reuters has received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Places to Work Canada.

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Sample Family Legal Memo | Matrimonial Home

In terms of the net proceeds of sale of the matrimonial home, what deductions will the wife be entitled to claim? See sample legal memo.

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Epstein’s This Week in Family Law | Valuation date

According to the husband, the parties separated three years earlier than the wife had claimed – after finding that they shared a bed at least one week a month and had sexual relations from time to time, as well as other indications, the court agreed with the wife and set the valuation date accordingly.

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