Category Civil Litigation

Legal scams and scoundrels

Fines, Scam Alerts & Toilet Cams: Paralegal News Update

Scope’s carefully curated collections of news and information from around the legal world — these articles are selected from reliable sources, for their relevance to the profession. No fluff, no advertorials. Want breaking legal news? Visit Scope’s Facebook page and Twitter account. Enter terms in the search box to access more than 800 SCOPE articles, […]

Supreme Leave: Appeal Decisions for March 26

Supreme Court leaves to appeal to be released Thursday include:

Canadian Legal Issues

Limos & Salters & Bears: Canadian Law for Paralegals

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page for examples of good legal writing by, for and about paralegals. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to Ontario’s legal services providers:

Occupational Health & Safety

Competence, Courts, Crusades… Your Legal News Cache

A collection of news and information from around the legal world, these articles are selected from reliable sources, and for their relevance to the profession. Enter terms in the search box to access more SCOPE articles and links to resources on topics that are important to legal services providers.

By-laws, Reality Checks, Defences: New Scope-related Content at CanLII, Connects

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Paralegal Karen Fair

No Breach of Duty — Only ‘Second Thoughts’

Paralegal Karen Fair summarizes Doerr v Paralegal, in which a plaintiff sued the paralegal she hired to sue another paralegal. In this decision, Deputy Judge Glenn C. Walker found that a paralegal did not breach his duty of care and did not use duress in having his client sign Minutes of Settlement. The plaintiff, Ms. […]

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