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Rules of the Game: Sports Law

  • February 02, 2017
  • Marco Ciarlariello and Michael Weizel

Aspiring sports lawyers Marco Ciarlariello and Michael Weizel speak with four top lawyers about the realities of practice in the sports industry and find that, despite its reputation for glamour, successful sports law requires training, discipline and major league effort.

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Housing Crisis: Ontario to Introduce Inclusionary Zoning

  • October 13, 2016
  • Elizabeth Raymer

In an effort to combat the growing affordable housing crisis, Ontario is empowering its municipalities to set a price cap on a percentage of developers' new home sales. Some fear that developers will offload the cost to buyers, further driving up purchase costs in the housing market. We spoke with experts in the municipal law and residential construction trenches to get their perspectives.

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Debatable: Robo-Advising Could be a Boon for Access to Justice

  • August 16, 2016
  • Malcolm Mercer

Lawyers don’t come close to fully serving the legal needs that exist in society. There can be no ethical justification for prohibiting that which lawyers don’t actually provide nor, more scarily, what can be effectively provided at lower cost.

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Debatable: Robo-Advisors are another heavy burden for the legal profession

  • August 16, 2016
  • Joseph Groia and Siobhan Mullan

This issue’s debate looks at the increasingly popular robo-advisor; used in financial services, robo-advisors provide wealth management advice based on an automated algorithm, in place of live financial advisors. Could this technology be successfully applied to legal services? Would it be a boon to the profession or a means to increase access to justice?

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Big Law Will Remain and Flourish

  • June 17, 2016
  • Josh Kubicki

JUST.’s newest column, ‘Debatable’, gives two lawyers the opportunity to battle through an interesting and provocative legal issue. Our first issue up for debate is one that has boiled the blood of many a lawyer in recent years: Is Big Law doomed or here to stay?

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The Jenga Don't Lie: Big Law Relies on the Whole of Its Parts

  • June 16, 2016
  • Mitch Kowalski

JUST.’s newest column, ‘Debatable’, gives two lawyers the opportunity to battle through an interesting and provocative legal issue. Envisioned as a friendlier “Hunger Games” or a cuddlier WWE match, we hope that this feature will elicit thought-provoking and competing views on topics of interest to practitioners.

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Devoted to Justice

  • November 19, 2015
  • Harold Levy

Investigator Brian King's 20-year pursuit of a killer.