What drives environmental lawyers to do their work? Clearly, part of it is passion, and anyone who has met such a lawyer would likely say, with a laugh, that “it isn’t the money.”
Torys has won a global pro bono award for its work with Prajwala, an anti-trafficking non-profit, to stop the distribution of images and videos of sexual violence in India.
Should the police be able to track who you call or text and where you are located throughout the day even when you are not suspected of any crime? Most people would not hesitate, I suspect, to say no.
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Ryerson University is aiming to have a new law school up and running by September 2019 if it receives approval from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Ontario government.
An extradition order against two Canadian citizens accused of arranging an “honour killing” in India has been restored by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Joe Groia has a long history of making enemies. He appeared on our cover in 2008, and he was as combative then as he is now.
Canadian Lawyer’s top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now in its eighth year.
Our August issue includes our most popular story of the year — the Top 25 Most Influential — where we take stock of the lawyers, judges and others in the legal profession who are having an impact.This is my first year overseeing the process from beginning to end — observing the reaction to last year’s list (when I first started at Canadian Lawyer), seeking nominations for this year, encouraging lawyers from across the country to vote, selecting the finalists and then deciding what to highlight about their impressive accomplishments.
Clients. Research. Billings. Technology. Clients. Home. Clients. Emails. Court. Research. Clients. Partners. Students. Marketing. Billing. Clients. Clients. Clients. Stop. Any lawyer in private practice can likely relate. It is a never-ending treadmill. If you aren’t in private practice, just substitute some of those words — maybe “boss” instead of “clients” or “meetings” instead of “marketing” but you get the point. It is all so overwhelming, but what can you do? Being busy is a sign of success, right? Having nothing to do would be worse.