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  • Thursday Thinkpiece: The Elephant in the Courtroom

    Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form. Under … Read more »

  • Electronic Signatures Revisited (But Why?)

    Is an electronic signature valid in law? Twenty-five years after the Internet was opened to commercial use, that may seem to be a surprising question. An off-the-cuff response might be, “why shouldn’t it be?” The law does not prescribe a form or medium for a signature. Any method of associating a le … Read more »

  • Advocates Providing “Legal Services”

    There’s change on the horizon for Manitoba’s legal community, and not everyone is on board with it. If you’ve ever read my posts here (and I haven’t written in quite a while, so you may not have), you will likely not be surprised to learn that I support the current efforts of Legal Aid Manitoba to s … Read more »

  • Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., 2019 ONCA 1 [3] The appellant commenced this proposed … Read more »

  • The Turducken of Services Challenge

    Traditionally, most businesses used software installed on their own systems that was documented by a software license.  It is becoming more common to use cloud based software or SAAS that is documented by a services agreement.   One difference is that there can be multiple layers. The services agree … Read more »

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