Category Criminal

Paralegal Law in the News

Carefully curated for relevance, these articles are selected from reliable sources. No fluff, no nonsense — just interesting and useful news. Enter terms in the search box, or click on tags, to access more SCOPE articles and links to resources on topics that are important to legal services providers.

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, […]

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:

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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.

Legal Rights, Employment Law: News That Matters

Carefully chosen for relevance to the paralegal profession, these articles are selected from reliable sources. Click on the tags, or the Search function, to access more SCOPE articles and links to resources on topics that are important to legal services providers.

Legal Word of the Day: “Evidentiary Burden”

“Evidentiary Burden” — Over the course of a hearing or trial, two burdens must be satisfied: the evidentiary burden, and the legal or persuasive burden. The evidentiary burden refers to a party’s obligation to put forward some evidence for a fact or issue that warrants consideration by the trier of fact. This burden may shift […]

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