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Thursday, August 25, 2022 @ 11:47 AM

Pragmatic measures must be implemented to address problems plaguing Nunavik justice system: report Eric Lepine

A series of wide-ranging concrete administrative and structural reforms, coupled with a new regional or municipal court, legal aid for all Inuit, and greater inclusion for traditional Inuit dispute resolution methods, should be implemented by the Quebec government and legal authorities to provide greater access to justice and tackle the alarming and increasing caseload in Nunavik, according to a recently published report. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 @ 9:02 AM

Law office of the future: Our journey into the metaverse | Dhawal Tank

You’re already living in the metaverse, you just don’t know it. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 @ 12:50 PM

B.C. courts’ special sitting to reflect on operations during COVID-19 pandemic

The British Columbia courts are hosting a special sitting next month to reflect on how they functioned during the COVID-19 pandemic, an event which will also offer an opportunity to honour members of the judiciary and the legal community whose deaths were not otherwise publicly marked due to pandemic-related circumstances. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 9:35 AM

Hidden physics in law, part two Isaac Newton

The following is part two of a series on the links between science and the law. The Second Law of Motion is also known as the law of mass and acceleration. My high school self remembers this formula F = ma. This shows that force is directly proportional to the product of mass and acceleration. Professors would say that Newton’s Second Law of Motion, also known as the law of acceleration, states that the magnitude of the force acting on an object is equal to the product of the mass of the object and the acceleration with which it moves. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 2:16 PM

Data harmonization for mobility rights, integrated records networks Wiggly lines all turning into staight lines

The drive to “digitization” in all spheres of the economy, as well as society more broadly, implies burgeoning databases containing personal information. These databases offer opportunities for efficiencies in services as well as, potentially, enhancing individuals’ access to their information. However, interoperability among databases, even if within a wider ecosystem such as health care, has been difficult to achieve, to the detriment of fully realizing such functionalities. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 12:44 PM

Hidden physics in law Isaac Newton

If ever I will have a coffee with people I like, I would choose Isaac Newton and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Newton was the one who formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that formed the dominant scientific viewpoint. He is a known mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist and theologian during his time. On the other hand, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the ponente of my favourite case titled Olmstead v. L.C ... [read more]

Friday, August 12, 2022 @ 10:46 AM

Non-fungible tokens and art: Temple of Doom or Holy Grail, part two QRcode displayed as art in a gallary

This is the second in a series of four articles explaining what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are, why they have been regarded as an art world sensation and what to be keenly aware of when investing in them. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 03, 2022 @ 11:48 AM

Estate planning: Electronic witnessing and signing in B.C. Man signing a document on  computer screen

When preparing an estate plan, British Columbians are generally advised to make three basic documents: a will, an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) and a Representation Agreement (RA). ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 02, 2022 @ 10:42 AM

Boundary setting, mental health, lawyer wellness | Kyla Lee

It’s 3 a.m. As I write this, I have just finished checking my e-mail. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ 9:58 AM

Online marketing tips for lawyers that help you attract paying clients Web page

Nowadays most small practice/solo lawyers know that they should have a website, but very few have learned how to fully exploit them. Here are some secrets that I have learned in working on my website and consulting for other lawyers in solo and small firms that will help your website be more than just an online resumé. ... [read more]