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Bootleggers, Boathouses & Bylaws: Legal News You Can Use

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The ‘Hoarse Whisperer’ & More: Scope-Related Cases

The only online publisher of paralegal news and information, Paralegal Scope provides content to CanLII Connects. This free legal information provides good legal writers with significant exposure for their writing skills. Reaching a wide audience, CanLII Connects offers access to useful legal information to the public and legal services providers alike. These recently reported cases […]

No Judicial Review: Trinity Loses Bid to Force Accreditation

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) cannot be compelled to adopt a world view that includes discrimination. So found the Divisional Court today, in denying a Judicial Review application brought by a controversial proposed faith-based law school. Trinity Western University (TWU) sought to overturn the Law Society’s decision not to accredit its graduates, accusing […]

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Did You Hear… The Truth About the Paralegal Licensing Exam

You have probably heard the rumours. The August Paralegal Licensing Examination will be impossibly difficult. The exam will be ridiculously easy. The exam location keeps changing. The exam will take place over two days. The exam is full of “trick questions” written by mean-spirited lawyers. Such rumours flourish before each session of the licensing exam, […]

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Legal Word of the Day: “Attorn”

Attorn – The act of formally transferring or turning over something to another party. The term is commonly used regarding the jurisdiction of the courts, or the transfer of real property to another owner. Attorning the jurisdiction of the courts, according to Justice Lang in M.J. Jones Inc. v. Kingsway General Insurance Co., “is well-accepted […]

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Licensing Exam Details, Employment & Human Rights Among Legal News

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