Day: February 22, 2017

Lawyers Weekly

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lawyersweeklyBy Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The February 24th edition of Lawyers Weekly digital edition is now available via the Members’ Section of the Law Society website. Articles in this issue include:

  • Trump’s criticism of judiciary called ‘threat to the rule of law’
  • Ottawa pushes controversial trafficking bill
  • Real Property: The rights of creditors
  • Criminal Law: Deadly side of Tasers
  • Business & Careers: No easy answer

 

New Journals in the Library – January 2017 #2

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By Sarah Roussel-Lewis

Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal
Volume 36, Number 1 (December 2016)

  • The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA): An Introduction to the Potential Impact on Canadian Trusts and Estates / Dean Smith
  • A Summary of Section 116 Requirements for the Canadian Executor / Holly Castle
  • Not Doing Badly: How the Registered Disability Savings Plan Can Help / Peter Lillico
  • Habeas Corpus and the Substitute Decisions Act / Karon C. Bales
  • Doesn’t Travel Well: Cross-Border Estate Planning in Canada and the U.S. / Marilyn Piccini Roy
  • Inheritance Rights of the Kindred of the Half-Blood / Jackie Bartlett
  • Florida Rules for Personal Representative Appointments / Cynthia Bock

 

McGill Law Journal
Volume 62, Number 1 (September 2016)

  • Fiduciary Duties, Conflict of Interest, and Proper Exercise of Judgment / Remus Valsan
  • The Sexual Assault of Older Women: Criminal Justice Responses in Canada / Isabel Grant and Janine Benedet
  • Le qualification juridique des swaps comme site d’une lutte globale pour le droit / Pascale Cornut St-Pierre
  • Une théorie de l’agence des regimes complémentaires de retraite / Patrick Mignault
  • La contribution des blogues juridiques à la connaissance, à la critique et aux transformations du droit / Edith Guilhermont
  • Interjurisdictional Information Sharing and National Security: A Constitutional and Legislative Analysis / Jacques Shore, Brian Crane and John Wilson
  • Cultural Genocide: Legal Label or Mourning Metaphor? / Payam Akhavan
  • Ivan Tchotourian, Book Review of Une autre voie pour la gouvernance d’entreprise? By Lorraine Talbot (2016) 62:1 MLJ 273

 

Queen’s Law Journal
Volume 42, Number 1 (Fall 2016)

  • The Legal Services Gap: Access to Justice as a Regulatory Issue / Thomas A. Cromwell & Siena Anstis
  • The Canadian Law of Judicial Review: A Plea for Doctrinal Coherence and Consistency / David Stratas
  • Tax Elections as Screens / Emily Ann Satterthwaite
  • Has the Supreme Court of Canada Rejected “Originalism”? / Benjamin Oliphan & Léonid Sirota