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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Missouri jail moves to video-only visits; fee will be charged to visitors Next Fight for Gay Rights: Bias in Jobs and Housing Ken Paxton, Texas official, says state clerks...Show More Summary

140Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 22, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Lester Holt Reflects on His Rise to NBC’s Anchor Chair Ontario man exonerated 45 years after being wrongly convicted of killing his wife Woman accused of streaming live sex...Show More Summary

Mindfulness for Lawyers Goes Mainstream

The Wall Street Journal, of all places, had a feature this week on the increasing prevalence – and acceptance – of mindfulness training for lawyers. In Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections, writer Jacob Gershman delivers more than just a clever headline. Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 15, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Via @bsookman : The year in review: developments in computer, internet and e-commerce Law (2014-2015) Brazil's top court strikes down restrictive biography law -Times Union Law student challenges the constitutionality of 'carding' by police - The Globe and Mail First U.K. Show More Summary

@wiselaw on "Top 20 Ontario Law Twitter Accounts" Listing

BY GARRY J. WISE Thanks to the good folks at Lawsome for including us in their list of Top 20 Ontario Law Twitter Accounts, reproduced below: Law Times: @LawTimes (Ontario legal news online publication) Obiter Dicta: @obiterdictaoz (Osgoode...Show More Summary

More on 'Mobilegeddon'

BY GARRY J. WISE Law Times picked up on our April 30 post about Google's new mobile compliance requirements with an excellent article last week by writer Michael McKiernan, Focus: Law firms slow to respond to ‘Mobilegeddon’. I'm quoted...Show More Summary

Use Siri Dictation Commands to Punctuate Your Life (Or at Very Least, Your Email)

I’ve previously blogged at Slaw Tips on the virtues of using Siri’s dictation functions to draft letters, emails and other documents typically created in day-to-day legal practice. In short, dictation with Siri has increased my productivity, precision and the overall quality of my work product. Show More Summary

FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS' PROGRAMS

Those purchasing real estate for the first time will quickly realize that the costs can add up quite fast ! Luckily, there are some government programs in place to assist first-time home buyers. 1. First-time Home Buyers' Tax CreditShow More Summary

Flooding of Dollars at Muskoka Waterfronts

After a long and difficult winter and with warmer days ahead, spending time in a picturesque and well-maintained property right on the water's edge sounds ideal to many Canadians. For those wishing to realize their dreams, the District...Show More Summary

Real Estate Trends 2015

With the spring real estate season in full bloom, we track trends within the real estate industry. The Globe and Mail has recently reported that despite reaching a new peak last month, growth in the Canadian real estate market appears...Show More Summary

Points to consider when thinking of buying into an existing company

Lawyer s often get inquiries from potential clients related to a proposed arrangement where an individual is offered a chance to tie up with an existing company. Often, the idea involves an exchange of shares for either some consideration and / or services to be provided. Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for Week of June 1, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Sorry Bell, accessing U.S. Netflix is not theft: Geist Toronto Mayor John Tory vows to end controversial carding tactic ‘once and for all’ Manitoba family law changes bringing...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

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?

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

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

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