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Ebb and Flow

  • August 01, 2013
  • Trevor Branion and Chris Williams

The tides are changing in some of the hottest areas of practice. Is it time to make changes of your own?

Just Causes

JUST. Causes

  • August 01, 2013

OBA recommendations adopted in New Anti-SLAPP Legislation

Pascale Daigneault

New World Style

  • August 01, 2013
  • R. Lee Akazaki

Incoming President Pascale Daigneault goes back to basics to clear the road for progress

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Google Glass

  • August 01, 2013
  • Fazila Nurani and Sujoy Chatterjee

A Challenge to Privacy as We Know It

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Wisdom of the Crowd

  • August 01, 2013
  • James Morton

Crowdsourcing is a fairly new buzzword in the media these days, with thousands of citizens forming online communities to get involved in prominent investigations such as the recent Boston bombings, the 2011 Vancouver hockey riots and the tragic cyberbullying cases of Amanda Todd and Rehtaeh Parsons. In the criminal justice system, however, the crowdsourcing concept is not as new as some may think.

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A Juicy Tale

  • June 01, 2013
  • Marcel Strigberger

In Florida, they take their orange juice seriously.

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SCC Affirms Constitutionality of Hate Speech Legislation

  • June 01, 2013
  • Paul Jonathan Saguil

In its recent decision in Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission v. Whatcott, the Supreme Court of Canada addressed important questions regarding the limits of freedom of expression, the scope of freedom of religion and equality rights, and the role of human rights bodies in regulating the exercise and enjoyment of these rights.

Yasir Naqvi

OBA YLD to Cabinet Minister: The Hon. Yasir Naqvi

  • June 01, 2013
  • Jason Murray

The Honourable Yasir Naqvi, former chair of the OBA Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD), has made his mark in law and politics. He attributes many of the skills he learned as a young lawyer to his success in politics.