Canada

Criminal Justice

‘One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric,’ says judge acquitting man in Twitter case

Internet Law

Verdict looms in first Canadian criminal case involving claimed Twitter harassment

Trusts & Estates

Widow says Apple wanted death certificate, will and court order to reveal spouse’s password

Business of Law

Axiom expands into Canada by acquiring part of Cognition

Law Firms

Ogletree Deakins opens first office in Canada

Criminal Justice

Fake letter on his law firm letterhead seeks to scam local businesses, attorney warns

Trials & Litigation

Did juror’s crush on prosecutor affect verdict? Defense lawyer mulls appeal options

Business of Law

Wal-Mart-based law firm is in an expansion mode

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Terrorism

Corporate BigLaw partner held hostage at luxury hotel in Mali is safe

Immigration Law

Black US citizen seeks refugee status in Canada on account of his race

International Law

Allen & Overy, first UK Magic Circle firm to open in Toronto, is closing its office there

Family Law

Served with process Tuesday, man shows up at court Wednesday with revving chainsaw, police say

Cybersecurity

Canadian lawsuit seeks $578M over dump of hacked info from Ashley Madison dating site

International Law

As suspects await trial in $18M maple syrup heist, cartel focuses on farmers who flout sales rules

Law Firms

Powerhouse labor boutique Littler opens first office in Canada

Criminal Justice

Man charged in law office bombing case is having a hard time finding defense counsel

Contract Law

Law firm owes $35M to car dealers because it also represented government in GM talks

Law Firms

UK and Canadian firms OK 1,400-lawyer merger of equals, setting stage for more international growth

Criminal Justice

Divorce lawyer hurt by package bomb will return to work ASAP, bar president says