North America

Criminal Justice

Fax from Toronto lawyer helped police find victim’s head

Trials & Litigaiton

Does government owe moose-vehicle crash victims? Lawyer vows appeal after losing class action

Legal Rebels Profile

Canada’s Colin Lachance is blazing a ‘new frontier for free legal information’

Celebrities

New trouble for Justin Bieber, charged in ATV accident and fight

Legal Ethics

OK nonlawyer ownership of firms, says Canadian bar

Annual Meeting

Illegal trafficking of animals is becoming a growing issue in global trade

Trials & Litigation

Woman is convicted of causing 2 deaths by stopping for ducklings on highway, faces maximum of life

International Law

Canada grants asylum to US woman sentenced to 30 years for having sex with teen

Legal Ethics

Top corporate lawyer suspended for comments that led to ‘Scud Stud a Dud’ election article

Labor & Employment

Forced retirement of law firm partners gets green light from Canada’s top court

Evidence

In rare criminal case award, government must pay record $580K to defense lawyers over mistrial

Business of Law

Is Wal-Mart law coming to the US? Retailer adds lawyers on site for Toronto-area shoppers

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers say ‘woefully inadequate’ courthouse meals threaten clients’ defense

Court Security

Police officer critically wounded, suspect dead in shooting that locked down Canadian courthouse

International Law

Seized cellphones led to capture of ‘most wanted’ Mexican drug trafficker, authorities say

Careers

Canadian lawyer leads team to gold medal in Olympic curling event

Law Firms

DLA Piper ends talks with Heenan Blaikie group, will look elsewhere for Canadian merger partner

Business of Law

DLA Piper may expand to Canada, is in ‘deep negotiations’ with group of Heenan Blaikie lawyers

Business of Law

Storied Canadian firm to begin ‘orderly wind-up’ but some offices and practices will stay in place

Business of Law

Major Canada firm makes staff layoffs, plans restructuring amidst attorney defections