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

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

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

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)

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

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

Medical Marijuana Law Goes to Canada's High Court (No Pun Intended)

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada will decide whether Canadians have the constitutional right to consume medically-prescribed marijuana in a manner other than smoking. Currently, it's only legal for medical marijuana users to intake dried-marijuana plants. Show More Summary

Babysitting, a Lucrative Business Venture for 15 Year Old New Yorker

The New York Post recently published an article about Noa Mintz, a mini-mogul, who at fifteen years old is the business genius behind the agency Nannies by Noa, which caters to parents in the New York area.This seems like babysitters club 101, find a group of teens willing to babysit for money, right? Ms. Show More Summary

Apple's i0S 8.3 Reveals More Diverse Emojis

Users have spoken and Apple has created!The Next Web recently reported that consumers requests were heard. Emoji's on the i0S 8.3 will have different skin tones and further country flags. A little taste of what's to come is below. photo taken from The Next Web -Rachel Spence, Law Clerk Visit our Toronto Law Office website: Visit our website:

Louisiana Family Law Lawyer Faces Lengthy Suspension Over "Social Media Blitz"

What professional obligations do lawyers have when commenting on the courts or a judge’s decision? When does commenting through the use of social media cross the ethical line? A recent article by the ABA Journal’s Debra Cassens Weiss examined these questions. Show More Summary

140 Law: Legal Headlines for the Week of March 8, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlies from Wise Law on Twitter: Niqab controversy: Judge struck down ban without referring to charter - Politics - CBC News How the "Blurred Lines" Verdict Might Screw Up the Whole Music Industry | LA Weekly...Show More Summary

Meet Ross: A Computer Program That May Be Your Next Lawyer

What is the future of technology in the practice of law? Will a computer program one day replace your lawyer? Two recent articles from the National Post’s Mitch Kowalski and the Globe and Mail’s Jeff Grayhave examined these questions...Show More Summary

Canadian's in Action for Release of Blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Prison

You may have recently read about the blogger Raif Badawi who was imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for criticizing Saudi Arabian clerics. It caught the media's attention because he was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashings.Yes, you read that right. Show More Summary

140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of March 2, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Toronto bakeries Sweet Olenka's and Dufflet spar over naming of small cakes Top Employment Law Developments In 2014 - What Employers Need To Know In 2015 Prelim begins for...Show More Summary

Know That Smartphone (And The Data Stored Therein)

What data can be harvested from the typical smartphone? How can litigators utilize forensics to obtain this data for use in legal proceedings? Two recent articles from Law Pro’s Tim Lemieux and Rob Lekowski of ABA’s Law Technology Today have looked at these questions and offer quite a bit of need-to-know information. Show More Summary

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

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Hill media fight over harassment policy, some say it could destroy Parliamentary Press Gallery Non-Competition Provision Results In Increased Notice Period By BC Court Conrad...Show More Summary

140Law - Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Remedial Costs for Unreasonable Settlements by Insurers Child abuser awarded £20,000 by Ireland court after being harassed, named and shamed on Facebook page Cocaine case...Show More Summary

SlawTips: 5 Tips on Marketing for Law Firms (Video)

The world of marketing remains a bit of a mystery for many legal professionals. We know enough about it that many of us become do-it-ourselfers for our websites, blogs and even our branding. Nonetheless, there is much we can learn from true marketing professionals. Show More Summary

140Law - Your Leading Legal Headlines for the week of February 9, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Thousands of UK court cases could soon be heard via Skype Ontario’s e-cig law unconstitutional: prof Same-sex couple’s custody battle collides with ‘outdated’ Alberta law...Show More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 2, 2015

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Judge Defies Gay Marriage Law Federal court to review denied media access to Omar Khadr Alabama Judge Orders State To Ignore Federal Rulings On Same Sex Marriage Doctor-assisted...Show More Summary

SlawTips: Use Skype to Strengthen Lawyer-Client Rapport

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

It crept up on us slowly, but Skype has become an indispensable technology in the modern law firm’s toolbox. A bit of historical context will set the stage: Launched in 2003, Skype was one of the first mass market freely available forms of internet video conferencing. Show More Summary

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