January 11, 2016

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Supreme Court hears arguments, defers ruling on assisted-suicide extension

Toronto StarChief Justice Beverley McLachlin asked if each territory and province “adopted their own scheme would there be any need for any federal legislation?” She...

Supreme Court of Canada joins Twitter

“Communicating on Twitter forms part of the court's commitment to open and accessible justice,” Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said in a statement. “Sharing information about...

Marshall Rothstein appointed distinguished visiting professor ... - YFile

Rothstein, who has made rich and varied contributions to the law over the past 50 years, including serving on the Supreme Court of Canada from...

Top court reserves judgment after government requests extension to draft new law

The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments on Monday for the government's request for a six-month extension to draft new legislation. The court struck down...

'Open and accessible justice': Supreme Court of Canada joins Twitter

“Communicating on Twitter forms part of the Court's commitment to open and accessible justice,” Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said in a statement. “Sharing information about...

Ottawa surprises top court judges by allowing assisted suicide to proceed in ...

That's because the federal government says only Quebec has come up with a “comprehensive scheme” to address the complex issue in the year since the...

McMillan unveils new leadership team, Marshall Rothstein joins Osgoode Hall ...

Marshall Rothstein, who recently retired as a Supreme Court of Canada justice, is joining Osgoode Hall Law School for a one-year term as a “distinguished...

Golden Globes 2016: Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio triumph as Ricky ...

While Gaga reigned supreme among the most talked about moments, Leonardo DiCaprio, who generated the second most buzz for his best actor award for "The...

Lawyers who fought Nadon's Supreme Court appointment ask for pay

The lawyers who challenged the Harper government's ultimately aborted appointment of Justice Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada go before a court on...