A group that opposes the Law Society of Ontario’s Statement of Principles says it is raising money to campaign for a slate of candidates in the upcoming bencher election.
William Chalmers, a 30-year veteran of Hughes Amys LLP, will take up a new role on the bench, the Minister of Justice said in a Jan. 31 announcement.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court upheld a widely used method of writing wills that had been called into question by two conflicting cases in the lower court.
A Toronto disc jockey will be allowed to register a trademark for the term “6IX” in association with DJ-related services in Canada, despite an opponent’s evidence that the term was popularized by musical artist Drake.
The government was not justified in denying ballots to two Canadians that had lived in the United States for five consecutive years or more, judges at the Supreme Court of Canada said in a five-to-two split decision released on Jan. 11.
Katanga Mining Ltd. has paid $28.5 million, plus costs of $1.5 million, as part of a settlement agreement for “material misstatements and failures to make adequate disclosure,” according to reasons released by the Ontario Securities Commission Bulletin.
The Law Society of Ontario decided on Monday to alter the training process for young lawyers, approving a proposal to mandate pay for articling students and audit the firms where they work.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice last month did not allow defence counsel to use a multiple-choice format to ask prospective jurors their views about race.
In an effort to improve the efficiency of its governance, the Law Society of Ontario on Friday approved changes to limit the rights of honorary members to contribute to debates.
Memorial University’s senate has approved a proposal for a faculty of law, moving Atlantic Canada’s largest university a step closer to establishing a law school in Newfoundland and Labrador.