Stephen rotstein de Toronto begins his one-year term as President of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) on September 1, taking the helm of the 125-year-old association of more than 36,000 lawyers, notaries, professors of law and law students across Canada. He succeeds Bradley D. Regehr from Winnipeg. Steeves Bujold de Montréal begins his term of …

The taxpayer is to fund legal fees for a daughter of EuroMillions winner Dolores McNamara over an alleged illegal possession of cocaine case in court. It follows Kevanne McNamara’s attorney, Daragh Hassett, who is now getting legal aid at the Ennis District Court to represent the 37-year-old. Kevanne McNamara’s family connection to Dolores, who won …

Developers who illegally demolished the Corkman Irish Pub in Carlton say they shouldn’t be jailed for 30 days for thumbing their noses at the courts, due to the ‘beautiful’ $ 1.6 million park they set up in place of the demolition site. Stefce Kutlesovski and Raman Shaqiri are appealing their one-month sentence for flouting orders …

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In the American Bar Association Overview magazineElizabeth Slattery, Senior Legal Officer, Pacific Legal Foundation, wrote an article on the recently concluded Supreme Court tenure. In the article, she focuses on two major themes: first, the Court has rendered a multitude of decisions that are both unanimous and “narrow”; second, that so-called conservative and liberal judges …

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FILE – This photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows Lee Boyd Malvo. Maryland’s highest court will reconsider the case of Malvo, who is serving a life sentence for sniper attacks that terrorized the Washington, DC area in 2002. The question is whether the new law of Maryland abolishing life without parole for …

High school students who are suspended from school are much less likely to earn academic credit the following year, and their peers do not gain academic benefit from their absence. These findings come from a new study by US research institutes that examined more than a decade of disciplinary and academic data from New York …

Engaging pharmacists in geriatric medicine in hospitals and elderly care facilities will help reduce the high rates of unplanned drug-related hospitalizations in Australia, according to a prominent advocate. Kristin Michaels of the Society for Hospital Pharmacists of Australia writes below that it is high time to support this specialized and targeted care. Kristin Michaels writes: …

Short-term rentals have been a hot topic in the village of Oak Creek and Sedona since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1350 in 2016. Towns, villages were prohibited by law. and counties to ban short-term rental of residential properties in 2016. At the time, Yavapai County, Sedona, Jerome, Tucson and Bisbee had short-term …