Blog Profile / Wise Law Blog


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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 18th

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison Change in overtime rules could lead to more suits over worker emails sent outside work Risk management strategies...Show More Summary

140Law - Recent Legal Headlines

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Employee tracking apps raise worker privacy questions Editorial: Law Society failing vulnerable refugee claimants | The Toronto Star Ontario Passes Protecting Child Performers...Show More Summary

Migrating from Windows Live Mail to MS-Outlook

Which email client does your law office use? I raise this question, as the purchase of a new computer for my desktop has necessitated the migration of all my emails – around 20 Gigs worth – to my new machine. Out of habit, if nothing else, we have used Windows Live Mail as my office’s email client of choice. Show More Summary

140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 4, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Legal Aid seeks standing at penalty hearing for disgraced refugee lawyer | The Toronto Star Omar # law # legal (via @DrDawg) Omar Khadr's odds of winning US appeal look good,...Show More Summary

140 Law - Recent Leading Legal Headlines

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Prisoner's window escape from Toronto courthouse was brief Canada’s first legal incubator opens at Ryerson Criminal Arrested After 'Liking' His Own Mugshot On Facebook -Show More Summary

Mobilegeddon: Is Your Law Firm Website Ready to Pass Google’s New Mobile-Friendliness Test?

S ome call it Mobilegeddon. Google began to roll out a mobile-friendliness update last Tuesday, April 21, 2015. With this latest, major algorithmic change, Google will now be boosting search rankings of mobile-friendly web pages on its mobile search results. Show More Summary

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Cracks Down on Plenty of Fish

Global News recently reported that popular free-dating site Plenty of Fish (POF) paid $48,000.00 for violating Canada's anti-spam legislation that came in to effect on July 1, 2014.The violations happened within a 4 month window between July 1 and October 8, 2014. Show More Summary

You've Been Served - On Facebook

In a recent decision in Baidoo v Blood-Dzraku, 2015 NY Slip Op 25096, New York County Supreme Court Judge Mathew Cooper permitted substituted service of a divorce summons via Facebook: As recently as ten years ago, it was considered a cutting edge development in civil practice for a court to allow the service of a summons by email. Show More Summary

140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Mark Saunders named Toronto’s next police chief Mike Duffy trial: Ezra Levant, former Sun News host, set to testify FBI admits it fudged forensic hair matches in nearly all...Show More Summary

Getting Your Legal Writing Right

I remember the time that a favourite client of mine gave me a schooling in the art of legal writing – and proofreading. A retired lawyer (and the consummate gentleman), he had retained me to draft revisions to a fairly complex Last Will and Testament. Show More Summary

In Discussion with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher Candidate

I had a good sit-down today with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher candidate, who discusses current issues facing the Law Society of Upper Canada, including governance, ABS, articling, professional discipline and the future of paralegals.It's well worth the watch - and sorry for the intermittent audio distortion. Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of April 6Estate of late D.C. mayor is suing his kidney donor , 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Animal activists try a new gambit to help chickens, coyotes: Walkom Kathleen Wynne still has concerns about prostitution law Why the 2015 LSUC Bencher Election Deserves Your...Show More Summary

10 Years of Wise Law Blog

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

My calendar tells me that yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the commencement of Wise Law Blog. 3,284 posts later, here we still are.There is so much I could say about the enormous impact blogging has had on our firm - and on the...Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for Week of March 30th

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: An Alternative ABS Structure for Better Legal Business Closing arguments to be presented in Boston Marathon trial Roma refugees victims of systemic discrimination in Canada,...Show More Summary

The Working Stay-Cation

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

I shoulda been in Jamaica, this week. For a variety of scheduling reasons, mostly my significant other’s, that didn’t work out as planned. Which is not at the end of the world, particularly with temperatures hitting 15 degrees in Toronto today. Show More Summary

140Law - Leading Legal Headlines For The Week of March 23, 2015

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Here are the recent legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Ghomeshi case put over to April 28 Former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney seeks $40M in damages after ouster California acts to reject lawyer's 'bullets to the head' anti-gay...Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of March 16, 2015

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio agrees to sanctions for contempt of court Jewish summer camp which barred boy appears to be acting within its rights Target proposes to pay $10M...Show More Summary

Spousal Immunity: You May Or May Not Tell The Courts What Your Spouse Tells You

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Should common law spouses be exempt from testifying against their spouse in criminal cases? A recent article by the LawTime’s, Yamri Taddese provides some insight to this complex question.Recently in R.v. Lomond, 2015 ONCJ 109 the Honourable...Show More Summary

Late Lawyers (and Other Musings)

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

New York City’s embattled, progressive mayor, Bill de Blasio, has in rapid order acquired a bit of a reputation for failing to arrive on time. His tardy tendencies have even launched a new cottage industry in the press, the “De Blasio was Late Again” outrage-of-the-day story.Late the for a St. Show More Summary

Law Society of Upper Canada Honours Lawyers

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Every year the Law Society of Upper Canada (the "Law Society") presents its "best of the profession awards". This year awards will be presented on March 27, 2015 at Osgoode Hall. The Law Society was founded in 1797 and is the largest of all Canadian law societies. Show More Summary

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