Focus On
NEW In-House Counsel | Insurance | Intellectual Property | Immigration | Natural Resources | Real Estate | Tax
Quebec Court of Appeal provides detailed guidance over Jordan in two rulings
Charles Shearson
Charles Shearson, a lawyer with Walsh & Shearson in Sherbrooke, Que., said the decision strips ‘some of the ambiguities’ in Jordan.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 9:25 AM

A Montreal man who was charged with killing his wife but whose case was the first Quebec murder case to be stayed following the landmark Jordan ruling, will not face a new trial, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled after issuing a concurrent and “very important” decision that clarifies and provides practical guidance on the application of Jordan. ... [read more]

Alberta Appeal Court decision on trial delay could be benchmark for province: law prof Lisa Silver, University of Calgary Faculty of Law

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

The Alberta Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a man who had a charge of first degree murder against him dropped due to delay, and a law professor at the University of Calgary says the decision provides increased clarity for provincial courts grappling with delay issues after the Supreme Court’s landmark Jordan decision put a new time frame on getting issues to trial. ... [read more]

Federal Court of Appeal rejects ‘novel argument’ for remedy in patent infringement Subscriber only content Michael N

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 11:29 AM

An argument of remedy for patent infringement brought by Apotex Inc. against Bayer Inc. at the Federal Court of Appeal is being called novel and innovative by patent lawyers, but not enough to disrupt the well-established rule for remedy under the Patent Act. ... [read more]