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Terrorism's motive

Terrorism's motive

Racial profiling under the Anti-Terrorism Act's motive clause could signal trouble ahead for Crown prosecutors. Read More »

Trading down?

Trading down?

How international trade deals could force Canada to drop oversight over a growing number of regulatory issues. Read More »

Legal locums for new lawyers

Legal locums for new lawyers

Trouble finding a permanent job at a law firm? Become a contract lawyer. Read More »

The future of arbitration?

The future of arbitration?

National interviews Lance Soskin, the founder of eQuibbly, a service that charges a flat rate to have arbitration cases adjudicated online by a former judge. Read More »

FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Out from the dark

Out from the dark

International investment arbitration is (slowly) becoming more transparent. Read More »

The accessibility gap

The accessibility gap

Pro bono work is a time-honored tradition in the legal profession. But is it the best way to meet the essential legal needs of people who can't afford a lawyer? Read More »

Out of Office: Destination Beijing

Out of Office: Destination Beijing

Heather Innes, in-house counsel at GM and Chair of CCCA, shares her favourite spots from Beijing. Read More »

Out of office: Films and books July-August 2014

Out of office: Films and books July-August 2014

Looking for something a little different this summer? Read on. Read More »

Your Practice

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 »

Play nice

Play nice

Vigorous advocates still need to keep a civil tongue Read More »

Featured Blog Posts

Creating a better inquiry

By Kim Covert

Inquiry debate sets up a classic Catch-22 Read More »

How much will PRISM cost the U.S. cloud computing industry?

By Yves Faguy

Possibly a lot. Read More »

We need a consent model that works for data use

By Yves Faguy

It has quickly become the largest privacy class action in Europe. Over 60,000 people have joined the lawsuit against Facebook launched by privacy advocate Maximilian Schrems. Read More »

Gillian Bennett – An unquiet passing

By Kim Covert

Dementia sufferer's suicide adds to end-of-life debate Read More »