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Editor:  David Milosevic

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Editor's Message

  • May 21, 2021
  • David Milosevic

A message from the editor.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Self-Represented Litigants before the Supreme Court

  • May 20, 2021
  • Cameron Fiske, C.S.

Cameron Fiske writes about a little-known phenomenon: self-represented litigants before the Supreme Court of Canada and Supreme Court of the United States.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Court of Appeal Summaries (May 10-14, 2021)

  • May 18, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are this week’s summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of May 10, 2021.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Court of Appeal Summaries (May 3-7, 2021)

  • May 11, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Topics covered this week included leave to issue a writ of seizure and sale outside the six year period from the date of the judgment, assault in the context of use of excessive force by police, the interpretation of a commercial lease (term length and obligation to repair roof) and an appeal from a jury award in an MVA case.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Court of Appeal Summaries (April 26 - April 30, 2021)

  • May 03, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Our Top Appeals of 2020 CLE took place on April 27, 2021. We had over 70 registrants and eleven panelists, and very good feedback from our attendees. Thank you to Justice Zarnett, all of our panelists and our registrants for another successful CLE. The program qualified for 30 minutes of professionalism CPD credit and 2.75 hours of substantive content credit. If anyone would like to register for the program on demand, please visit the OBA’s website.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Court of Appeal Summaries (April 12 – April 16, 2021)

  • April 20, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Please find below our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for the week of April 12, 2021. The Court addressed the interpretation of a commitment letter for a commercial loan cancelled by the lender as a result of the borrower’s failure to satisfy the conditions of financing, statutory assignment and trust provisions of section 267.8 of the Insurance Act, and equalization payments in a family law decision.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum