Connecting: CanLII Case Summaries for Paralegals – Sept. 7

CanLII

CanLII Connects is a free collection of summaries and commentaries on Canadian case law. The project was created to make it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to connect with high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.

CanLII is a non-profit organization created and funded by 14 member provincial and territorial organizations within the Federation of Law Societies.
The fast-growing collection includes contributions from Paralegal SCOPE Magazine and national law firms, major regional firms, academics, leading practitioners and legal bloggers, research specialists, commercial publishers and law societies.

This free resource includes decisive and persuasive cases that are relevant to the paralegal scope of practice, including Landlord & Tenant, Administrative Tribunals, legal principles in torts and small claims, Provincial Offences and human rights. Contributions are accepted from those with a demonstrated capacity for legal analysis.

Recent contributions to CanLII Connects include:
  • B.C. Court Rules on signing away reasonable expectation of privacy
  • Reasonable apprehension of bias
  • Can police search your USB key?
  • This January case is in the news again, amid privacy and data security intrigue. N.S. judge ordered Facebook data released in a civil case: Conrod v. Caverley, 2014 NSSC 35 (CanLII)
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