Canadian Appeals Monitor

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Read Supreme Court of Canada holds that the constitutional protection against cruel and unusual... Supreme Court of Canada holds that the constitutional protec... Supreme Court of Canada holds that the constitutional protection against cruel and unusual treatment or punishment does not extend to corporations

By Sébastien Cusson

| 4 minutes
Sébastien Cusson
Disputes

Read Duty of Care of Financial Institutions to its Customers Duty of Care of Financial Institutions to its Customers Duty of Care of Financial Institutions to its Customers

By Erin Chesney

| 3 minutes
Erin Chesney
Appellate Litigation

Read Court of Appeal for Ontario rules that parliamentary privilege prevents Mike Duffy from su... Court of Appeal for Ontario rules that parliamentary privile... Court of Appeal for Ontario rules that parliamentary privilege prevents Mike Duffy from suing the Senate

By Byron Shaw ...

| 7 minutes
Byron Shaw
Disputes

Read A New Ground to Challenge the Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements – An Analysis of th... A New Ground to Challenge the Enforceability of Arbitration... A New Ground to Challenge the Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements – An Analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller

By Timothy St. J. Ellam ...

| 9 minutes
Timothy St. J. Ellam
Disputes

Read B.C. Court of Appeal Clarifies the Elements of the Tort of Abuse of Process B.C. Court of Appeal Clarifies the Elements of the Tort of A... B.C. Court of Appeal Clarifies the Elements of the Tort of Abuse of Process

By Connor Bildfell

| 7 minutes
Connor Bildfell
Disputes

Read Help Me Out: Drawing Distinctions in the Entrapment Defence Help Me Out: Drawing Distinctions in the Entrapment Defence Help Me Out: Drawing Distinctions in the Entrapment Defence

By Andrew Matheson ...

| 5 minutes
Andrew Matheson
Disputes

Read Can Amazon be Strictly Liable for Defects in the Products Sold Through its Website? A U.S.... Can Amazon be Strictly Liable for Defects in the Products So... Can Amazon be Strictly Liable for Defects in the Products Sold Through its Website? A U.S. Appeals Court Says “Yes”

By Anu Koshal

| 9 minutes
Anu Koshal
Appellate Litigation

Read On the Basis of Text: SCOTUS Deals Victory for LGBTQ Rights Through the Words on the Page On the Basis of Text: SCOTUS Deals Victory for LGBTQ Rights... On the Basis of Text: SCOTUS Deals Victory for LGBTQ Rights Through the Words on the Page

By Byron Shaw

| 7 minutes
Byron Shaw

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