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Rédacteurs : John Polyzogopoulos, Nastaran Roushan

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Self-Represented Litigants before the Supreme Court

  • 20 mai 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.

Litige civil, Student Forum

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

  • 18 mai 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.

Litige civil, Student Forum

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

  • 11 mai 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.

Litige civil, Student Forum

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

  • 03 mai 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.

Litige civil, Student Forum

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

  • 20 avril 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.

Litige civil, Student Forum

OBA Joins Global Efforts to Address Mediator and Arbitrator Diversity – Share Your Views Via Online Survey

  • 15 avril 2021

The Ontario Bar Association’s Neutral Diversity Committee has crafted a survey to collect information about OBA member experiences and views in relation to mediator and arbitrator diversity. OBA members engaged in litigation, mediation and arbitration are invited to share their views.

Mécanismes extrajudiciaires de règlement des conflits, Litige civil, Droit de la famille et 3 en plus, Droit des assurances, Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Droit des fiducies et des successions

Court of Appeal Summaries (April 5 – April 9, 2021)

  • 12 avril 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Please find below our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for the week of April 5, 2021. Topics covered this week included child protection, the enforcement of guarantees of debt, security for costs of an appeal in a mortgage enforcement case, a motion to grant a stay pending appeal, and the striking of a claim on the basis that the named plaintiff did not have the legal capacity to sue.

Litige civil, Student Forum