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Settlement of legal dispute using B.C.-produced robot mediator called first ever
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Graham Ross, a U.K.-based lawyer and mediator, says there is a ‘huge future’ for negotiation systems like Smartsettle ONE, which he says empower mediators to be more effective in their work.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 1:10 PM

Although the use of technology and artificial intelligence in the judicial system may conjure up images of Tom Cruise and Sylvester Stallone, a dispute in the U.K. was recently solved through the use of a system designed by a B.C.-based company in a situation a lawyer involved in the case is calling the first of its kind. ... [read more]

Criminal Code changes needed to curb HIV non-disclosure prosecutions, experts say Richard_Elliott_sm

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 9:49 AM

The chair of the federal government’s justice committee is hoping input from various stakeholders will lead to Criminal Code changes limiting prosecutions of HIV non-disclosure across Canada. ... [read more]

SCC was more divided than united on cases in 2018; dissents rose, but case intake and output fell Subscriber only content SCC Judges

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 12:31 PM

For the first time in decades, in 2018 the Supreme Court of Canada was more divided than united on the outcome of appeals — setting a record low 48 per cent unanimity rate — after two years of growing division among the judges, new court statistics disclose. ... [read more]