Legal News Roundup

  • December 15, 2017

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Canada granting US border agents 'expanded' powers 

Legal News | Nouvelles juridiques


Canada's electronic spy agency and military get new orders to prevent sharing information gained ...

Singapore holds back licence renewals for foreign law firms to analyse contribution
The Global Legal Post

Flagpoling pilot project unlawful, says Immigration Section
CBA National (blog)

Ryerson gets preliminary approval for law school
The Lawyer's Daily (Subscription)

Trudeau government gag order in CIA brainwashing case silences victims, lawyer says

Kosovo independence fighters try to amend special court law
Calgary Herald

Ontario's political donation limit still too high, warns democracy watchdog
Toronto Star

Top court to decide validity of internet luring law and its minimum sentence
National Post

Ontario introduces bill to prevent serious head injuries in young athletes
MetroNews Canada

Proposed changes to Quebec law unveiled at forum on sexual violence

A Conservative MP is trying to close Canada’s bestiality ‘loophole.’ What is it?
National Post

Opinion: TWU has Charter right to be a distinct religious community
Vancouver Sun

As she retires, Beverley McLachlin dwells on what's still wrong with our justice system

Bill on implementing UNDRIP 'simplistic and 'laden with circular tensions'
Hill Times

'Shocked': Retiring chief justice was blindsided by Stephen Harper's public attack

Quebec inquiry calls for legal protections for journalists' sources
The Globe and Mail

SCC clarifies proprietary estoppel in novel BC estates dispute
The Lawyer's Daily (Subscription)


Droit d'auteur: Ottawa veut une révision en profondeur de la loi
Le Devoir

« Le bilinguisme n'est pas un absolu pour moi », dit l'ex-juge en chef de la Cour suprême

Jagmeet Singh fait son mea culpa sur la question du bilinguisme à la Cour suprême
Le Devoir

Un pas important pour le droit du public à l'information
Le Devoir

La Cour suprême se penchera sur la loi relative au leurre d'enfants sur internet

Chef de police harcelé et écoute électronique: une audience en Cour suprême

La juge en chef sortante de la Cour suprême, Beverley McLachlin