Competence, Courts, Crusades… Your Legal News Cache

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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.

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  • New trial ordered after appeal court finds lawyer incompetent; did not read file, “ignorant” of criminal laws
  • Charged with murder, man sues municipality, landscapers and the bar that served him the night of a fatal Leamington crash
  • Supreme Court split on how to balance religious freedom and the need to follow the secular law — finds in favour of Quebec Catholic school
  • Washington’s first licensed paralegals (Limited License Legal Technicians) could start taking clients this summer
  • Foreign workers in Canada tripled between 2002 and 2012
  • What if an employer discovers facts that might give just cause to dismiss after severance agreement exists?
  • Toronto library “Law at the Library” series – public legal information events start April 1

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