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August 3, 2015
The Top 25 Most Influential
Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now in its sixth year. Every year, the Top 25 is the magazine’s most-read, and most commented-on, feature. And once again, the number of nominations as well as votes in our public poll show how engaged our readers are in supporting and highlighting their colleagues who are doing extraordinary things both within the profession as well as beyond it.
August 3, 2015
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Canadian Lawyer announces the 2015 Top 25 Most Influential figures in the Canadian justice system and legal profession. The list, now in its sixth year, honours select Canadians in one of five categories: Changemakers, Government/Non-Profit/Associations, Criminal Law/Human Rights, Corporate/Commercial, and The World Stage.  
Web site has everything you need to know about Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion project
August 3, 2015
Law students help pipeline enthusiasts click through evidence
Information surrounding Kinder Morgan’s expansion project can be difficult to understand, let alone research for the public due to the extensive amount of data available on the ever-expanding pipeline from official sources such as the National Energy Board.
August 3, 2015
New CSA rules might mean fewer hostile takeover bids
This year, the Canadian securities regulator will propose significant changes to the takeover bid regime with the goal of providing target boards more time to respond, but will it serve to actually dampen merger and acquisition activity in the country?

Current Issue

August 2015 • Volume 39, Issue 8
    • Subtitle Cover Story
    Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: August 2015
    Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now in its sixth…
  • Written by Shannon Kari
    Issue Date: August 2015
    Three weeks after the Supreme Court of Canada spring ruling that mandatory minimums for illegal handgun possession were unconstitutional, a…
    • Subtitle Legal Report: ADR
    Written by Yamri Taddese
    Issue Date: August 2015
    Gary Joseph says some years ago, he dodged a legal bullet. He was sitting in a breakout room with a…

Columns

  • Written by Philip Slayton
    Issue Date: August 2015
    Trust and law. The optimal relationship between the two is an ethical conundrum at the heart of legal practice. How much can we trust each other? How much law do we need? Do unnecessary legal rules replace trust to the detriment of a truly civil society? Does increasing legalization —…
  • Written by Kate Simpson
    Issue Date: August 2015
    The article “Beyond automation” in the June issue of Harvard Business Review has sparked many excellent legal and other responses since its publication, including a summary on the excellent 3 Geeks and a Law Blog.
  • Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: August 2015
    The Law Society of Upper Canada is looking at making changes to the rules governing lawyer advertising. It has stirred up a hornet’s nest.
 
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