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- Employer Loses Human Rights Tribunal Case For Failing to Accommodate an Employee’s Childcare Needs
The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently decided a case in which the employee alleged that the employer had failed to accommodate her special needs related to childcare and her termination was discrimination based on her family status. What Happened? The employee worked as a personal support worke … Read more »
- Who Gets Custody of a Child When Parents Live in Separate Countries?
In a recent family law decision, an Ontario court had to decide where a child with dual American-Canadian citizenship should live after his two mothers separated and decided to live in separate countries. What Happened? This case centred on a 4-year old boy, Rory, and his two mothers, Sarah and Jess … Read more »
- U.S. Bartender Charged for Serving Alcohol to Man Who Later Killed 8 People
U.S. Case: Bartender Charged In September 2017, a U.S. man got drunk at a bar close to his ex-wife’s home in Texas. He then went to her home with a pistol, a semi-automatic rifle and a knife and killed his ex-wife and seven other people who were attending a party at the home. He was then shot and k … Read more »
- U.S. Man Wins Distracted Driving Case by Proving He Was Holding a McDonald’s Hash Brown, Not a Cell Phone
A man in the United States recently successfully contested a distracted driving ticket he received by arguing that he was not holding a phone while driving; he was holding…a McDonald’s hash brown. He had been given a $300 citation for distracted driving. What Happened? On the morning of April 11, 20 … Read more »
- Prostitution Laws Challenged as Unconstitutional in Court
This week, lawyers challenged the constitutionality of current Canadian prostitution laws in an Ontario court; it’s being called a “first test case of its kind”. What Happened? The case stems from criminal charges against escort agency owners from London, Ontario, who were arrested in 2015 and charg … Read more »
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