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The Chevron appeal

The Chevron appeal

How a dispute over environmental damage in Ecuador became about the enforcement of foreign judgments.

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IP: What to watch for in 2015

IP: What to watch for in 2015

A look at the legal landscape in 2014-2015.

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Outsourcing for solos

Outsourcing for solos

Build your business and invest in your productivity through outsourcing.

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No warrant needed

No warrant needed

"Take any Canadian’s phone and start searching through it and I think we quickly realize how important this privacy is."

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FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Follow the money

Follow the money

Bitcoin is more than a virtual currency: it’s powered by a system that could revolutionize everything from contracts and wills to legal work.

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Sex work

Sex work

Canada’s latest attempt to regulate the sex trade opens up debate over employment law protections for sex workers. Read More »

CETA's patent protections

CETA's patent protections

Canada wins compromises on pharmaceutical regime, but some raise concerns over reach of arbitration mechanism.

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Do we need a digital bill of rights?

Do we need a digital bill of rights?

That was the question for a panel of experts convened by National at this summer’s Canadian Legal Conference. Here are the highlights. Read More »

Your Practice

How big data can give you a competitive edge

How big data can give you a competitive edge

Law firms willing to make the investment can use legal analytics to add value for clients. Read More »

What's the rush?

What's the rush?

Why do it today when you can wait (and procrastinate) until tomorrow? Read More »

Own the podium

Own the podium

Why old-school public speaking skills still matter. Read More »

Building your niche

Building your niche

Follow your passion, work hard, and the rest should fall into place. Read More »

Featured Blog Posts

NAFTA Environmental Commission: There’s something happening here

By Katia Opalka

Differences of opinion revealed on matters that are usually discussed behind closed doors. Read More »

Expanding police powers as crime rates fall

By Yves Faguy

Careful when making assertions to support context. Read More »

Income-splitting for the few

By Yves Faguy

Does it violate the equality provisions in the Canadian Charter? Read More »

Judging appointments

By Kim Covert

55 judges appointed to provincial benches in 2014, vacancies remain Read More »