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.

  • Lawyers’ Charter challenge allowed in part. This affects the Fed’s Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17 — specifically, solicitor-client privilege.
  • Lawyer arrested in court — and led to a cruiser still in her court robes — at Superior Court, Brampton.
  • Samsung SmartTV an “absurd” privacy intruder: Ann Cavoukian
  • One step closer to robot law? Ask the prototype: “Can you terminate an employee without notice if they fail to meet their sales target under the employment contract?” ROSS will understand the question and its context, and within a matter of seconds deliver a number of citations and suggested readings.
  • Smileys as evidence: Cyberlaw Clinic explains that “context is crucial for understanding just what an alien head might mean.”

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