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Human Rights in Canada

Rights, Roads & Wrongs: CanLII Cases 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. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Colin Lachance

Case Law Update — What’s New at CanLII & CanLII Connects

CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII’s goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. CanLII Connects launched April 4, 2014 […]

Case Law for Paralegals: CanLII & CanLII Connects

CanLII Connects was created to make it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. CanLII Connects launched April 4, 2014 with almost 27,000 case summaries and commentaries. Paralegal SCOPE Magazine was among the first contributors to CanLII Connects, adding posts of particular relevance to […]

Oshawa, Brockville Get New Justices

Ontario has appointed two new judges to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective Dec. 17, 2014. Justice Ferhan Javed is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in criminal law. Most recently, he was managing partner of Javed Frost Trehearne, where he prosecuted federal matters as a standing agent of the […]

Canada Evidence Act – s. 31 Does Not Stand Alone

Paralegal Karen Fair summarizes a recent Ontario Court of Justice decision that considers whether and for what purpose electronic evidence may be admitted. In R. v. Mondor, 2014 ONCJ 135, Justice Mara Greene determines whether section 31 of the Canada Evidence Act allows the admission of electronic evidence for truth of its contents without complying […]

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