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Practising In-house
February 8, 2016
Big Data’s potential for in-house
Big Data is here and it is here to stay. Retailers collect and analyze billions of customer purchases every hour, looking for buying trends to better target their marketing efforts. Credit card companies constantly analyze incoming transactions searching for indicators of fraud. Social media platforms curate, store, analyze, and sell data that is invaluable to advertisers. As WikiLeaks has demonstrated, governments scour, record, and analyze massive amounts of information daily, including data mi
Soul and Small Practice
February 8, 2016
Tricks to motivating and managing staff remotely
How many of you, in your childhood, took a cookie from the cookie jar when no one was looking? I am sure that I was not the only one.
February 8, 2016
Kidnapping ‘most terrifying nightmare’: wife of City of Oshawa solicitor tells court
The wife of Oshawa’s city solicitor says that on the night three years ago that her husband David Potts was kidnapped at gunpoint by a former councilor, she feared she might never see him again.
February 8, 2016
Video: YorkU criminology conference addresses sex-worker, marijuana, and carding laws – Part 1 of 2
York University’s criminology conference brought together pre-law hopefuls to examine the most relevant criminal law issues Canada faces today. Presenters covered prostitution, marijuana, and carding legislation. Anastasiya Jogal reports.

Current Issue

February 2016 • Volume 40, Issue 2
  • Written by Yamri Taddese
    Issue Date: February 2016
    When Lee Stuesser, Lakehead University’s first law school dean, resigned last June after just two years on the job, he…
  • Written by Janet Guttsman
    Issue Date: February 2016
    Companies in Canada’s traditional resource sectors will likely be back in play this year as beaten-down firms sell or merge…

Departments

  • Written by Marg. Bruineman
    Issue Date: February 2016
    As housing prices reach even greater heights, particularly in Toronto and Vancouver, many just starting out have found it difficult to access the home market on their own, frequently turning to family members to contribute to either the down payment or the financing of the home or both. A parent…

Columns

  • Written by Philip Slayton
    Issue Date: February 2016
    What are the ethical boundaries for a lawyer defending someone accused of a sex crime? Is he a hired gun, expected to do everything legally possible to win the case, concerned only about the fate of his client, free to attack the complainant unreservedly in cross-examination, dedicated — as it…
  • Written by Kate Simpson
    Issue Date: February 2016
    The information we hold on our clients, their businesses, transactions, trials, and strategies can no longer be held on unprotected hard drives or sent willy-nilly through the exposed airwaves. “Regulators are pushing firms to get better at knowing their customers, and managing their data more comprehensively than they have in…
  • Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: February 2016
    It’s barely past the middle of January as I sit to write this editorial and already the waves of change, some might even call them disruption, are crashing on the shores of the Canadian legal business. There’s two more notches in the lipstick case of the globalization of legal practice…
 
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