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  • A Canadian Model for Bridging the Private Governance of Online Speech in the Wake of New Privacy Proposed Legislation

    We are witness to a parallel or alternate dimension where the constitutional rights democratic nations have toiled to enshrine and interpret, including freedom of speech, can be effectively – and imperceptibly – bypassed. While this situation prevailed prior to COVID-19, the pandemic has fast-tracke … Read more »

  • Monday’s Mix

    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blo … Read more »

  • Court Overturns Arbitration Preventing Vaccination of Children

    Most of us are looking forward these days to vaccines, especially to help us see a world where we are living following a pandemic. Not everyone is keen on vaccines though, and those divisions extend to disputes between parents over their kids. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released … Read more »

  • Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Qué … Read more »

  • Scales of Justice: Balancing Privacy Rights With Surveillance Economy

    “Minds have been opened and changed over the past few months,” legal author and commentator Richard Susskind wrote in a 2020 article titled The Future of Courts. “Many assumptions have been swept aside.” The global pandemic has forced lawyers and justice system stakeholders out of their normal physi … Read more »