342 ABA Journal Canada articles.
The law society’s initiative comes several months after the Utah Supreme Court launched its own regulatory sandbox amid a growing movement in North America to open up the legal marketplace to nonlawyer financial interests and practitioners.
Nov 24, 2020 9:37 AM CST
Does firm size matter? Retired lawyer muses on pros and cons of BigLaw and SmallLaw
The concept of BigLaw only recently crossed my radar. Though I had an idea of what it means, I wan’t sure and so I Googled it and went straight to one of my most trusted word reference texts, the Urban Dictionary.
Sep 14, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
Labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips has partnered with Blue J Legal Inc. to bring the Toronto legal tech company’s AI-powered technology, which predicts court outcomes in the employment law arena, to the United States.
Aug 25, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies
Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…
Jul 7, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
7th Circuit says brewer’s antitrust claims can move forward
The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially revived a small Wisconsin brewer’s lawsuit against the two largest American breweries for conspiring to monopolize the sale of beer in Ontario, Canada.
Sep 6, 2019 2:57 PM CDT
More than 260 people have been targeted across the globe in the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Mar 7, 2019 2:33 PM CST
Judging the judges: With all due respect, of course
Can judges get nasty and difficult? I have been retired from my litigation practice in Greater Toronto for about two years now. I am therefore in a good position to answer that question with all confidence and security, and above all without fear of repercussions.
Jan 31, 2019 6:30 AM CST
An associate at Dentons Canada was duped into transferring more than $2.5 million into a fraudster’s account, according to an opinion by an Ontario judge in an insurance coverage dispute.
Jan 23, 2019 7:30 AM CST
The ‘think like a lawyer’ approach to law school is outdated
I have been writing about change within the legal industry for a few years, but have held off commenting directly on the law school and bar experience for a couple of reasons.
Jun 14, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
DOJ to give financial boost to FBI’s violent crime database
The Justice Department is seeking to bolster the FBI’s efforts at apprehending violent criminals — issuing grants for local police departments to test rape kits and requiring that those agencies submit information to an underutilized FBI database designed to catch serial killers and rapists.
May 4, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Legal technicians belong in courtrooms
One of the constant criticisms of the Washington limited license legal technician is that there only around 30 licensed technicians so far—even though the program is still in its infancy. A second challenge is that, currently, the LLLT cannot represent a client in court.
Apr 13, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
US is an outlier on death penalty attitudes in North America, ACLU attorney says
When it comes to imposing the death penalty, the United States has long outpaced North American neighbors Canada and Mexico, according to the director of the ACLU Capital Punishment Project.
Feb 3, 2018 2:00 PM CST
Immigration, access to justice and homeless youth among topics on tap at ABA Midyear Meeting
Though the setting will be Canadian when the ABA Midyear Meeting opens in Vancouver, British Columbia, many of the key topics of discussion will be legal issues Americans are grappling with.
Jan 31, 2018 8:00 AM CST
On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed and obtained an emergency action against PlexCorps, a Canadian company promoting an initial coin offering, or ICO.
In the filing…
Dec 4, 2017 2:30 PM CST
She’s the star of TAR
Sep 20, 2016 8:30 AM CDT
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