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Canadian Google crackdown illustrates need to protect free speech online

At issue was the geographic scope of delisting, for which the Supreme Court granted a globally enforced injunction against Google, even though Google was never...

Rosalie Silberman Abella: Passionate Fighter for Justice

“As a Jew, I feel that through the Holocaust, I have lost the right to stand silent in the face of injustice,” said Rosalie Silberman...

Google Fights Canadian Supreme Court's Global Takedown Order

Google says it is the only search engine subject to the Canadian court's injunction. Writing for the majority, Canada Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella concluded...

Supreme Court of Canada orders new trial in Hickman Equipment ...

Lawyers representing four former Hickman Equipment managers are regrouping, after the country's highest court ordered a new trial in the fraud case tied to the ...and...

Supreme Court wary of prosecutors' requests for trial-delay tolerance

Federal and provincial prosecutors urged the Supreme Court of Canada to be more tolerant of unexpected delays in criminal proceedings, and to crack down on ...and...

Canadian Supreme Court Justice to address Brandeis University's 66th Commencement

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, a renowned expert on human-rights law, will deliver the commencement address at 's 66th Commencement on May 21.

Coming soon: How to choose a Supreme Court justice is changing

OTTAWA -- The federal Liberals have decided a new advisory board, not the government, should select potential new judges to sit on the Supreme Court...

Doing justice to her father's dream

Rosalie Abella was inspired to become a lawyer after her father's own hopes of a legal career were shattered by his status as a Jew...

Supreme Court upholds law punishing child sex offenders retroactively

Justice Rosalie Abella dissented on the Internet ban, saying the Charter's protection against retroactive punishment is unequivocal, and the prosecution's justification for it – reducing...

Ontario has jurisdiction over third-party claim in GM dealers action: SCC

Financial Post“Allowing the Quebec third party claims to proceed in Ontario along with the 118 other law firms, would clearly by a more efficient and...

Federally regulated employees must be given cause if fired, Supreme Court rules

The Federal Court of Appeal upheld that decision, prompting Wilson's appeal to the Supreme Court. In reasons for the high court ruling, Justice Rosalie Abella...

Supreme Court updates guidelines on ensuring right to timely trial

The old guidelines do “not address this culture of complacency,” justices Michael Moldaver, Andromache Karakatsanis and Russell Brown wrote for the majority, with justices Rosalie...

Cops don't need a warrant to swab a rape suspect's penis for DNA, Canada's top court says

CBC.caPolice officers in Alberta did nothing wrong when they made a man accused of sexual assault swab his own penis for DNA, Canada's Supreme Court...

Watch the Powerful Graduation Address of the First Jewish Woman to Serve on Canada's Supreme Court

LifesiteYale Law School graduates received just such a reminder in a moving but little-noticed graduation address on May 23 from Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie...

Sex with animals is legal in Canada...as long as there's no penetration

The Christian Times - court declaresThe Christian TimesIn a controversial case involving a man who sexually assaulted his stepdaughters and a dog, the Supreme Court...

Supreme Court bestiality decision signals need for new animal cruelty laws: Walkom

Justice Rosalie Abella wrote in her disenting review of a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that bestiality became a separate crime under the Criminal Code...

Supreme Court's bestiality ruling prompts call to change 'archaic' animal welfare laws

The Supreme Court ruling that the crime of bestiality only applies to sexual acts that involve penetration is a testament to just how "archaic" Canadian...

Canada's Supreme Court Just Ruled Some Bestiality Is Legal

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella was the lone dissenter of Thursday's decision. She argued that since penetration is physically impossible with many animals, it defies...

#UofTGrad16: Business legend Gerry Schwartz - News@UofT

#UofTGrad16: Business legend Gerry SchwartzNews@UofTHe provided valuable support for the construction of the new Rosalie Silberman Abella Classroom, has enriched the experience of countless students...

Tribute paid to Cotler

Some 600 people attended, including Israeli Consul-General Ziv Nevo Kulman, speakers Alan Dershowitz of Harvard University, also a human rights lawyer; Justice Nicholas Kasirer of...

LAWPRO PRESIDENT HONOURED WITH REAL ESTATE AWARD

More information is available. JUSTICE ROSALIE ABELLA HONOURED Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada has received the distinction of an honorary...

Cotler nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Dershowitz

(blog) (blog)Also paying homage were Nicholas Kasirer, a justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal and former McGill dean of law, who was a...

Atlantic premier drops from second to last in cross-Canada popularity poll

(subscription) (subscription)And Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella is the first Canadian woman to receive an honorary degree from Yale. WHAT EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT. Nik...

Supreme Court judge first Canadian woman to receive honorary Yale degree

(subscription) (subscription)Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella has become the first Canadian woman awarded an honorary degree by Yale University in its 315-year history. In...

Justice Rosalie Abella first Canadian woman to receive honorary Yale degree

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of Canada's Supreme Court has become the first Canadian woman to be granted an honorary degree by Yale University. Abella, who...

Yale commencement notables include Calvin Hill, Audra McDonald, 3628 graduates

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella is the first Jewish woman appointed to the court. The daughter of two Holocaust survivors, she was appointed...

University confers 3628 degrees at 315th Commencement

(blog) (blog)Murakami, who has also authored acclaimed novels such as “Kafka on the Shore” and “1Q84,” is one of two non-American awardees. The other...

March of the Living involves youth from around the world

Justice Rosalie Abella, herself born in a displaced persons camp and now a member of Canada's Supreme Court, in the name of the survivors; Edward...

'No statute of limitations on genocide,' Nuremberg anniversary confab reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

Rate hike on mortgage in arrears slapped down by Supreme Court

Dissenting Justices Rosalie Abella, Michael Moldaver and Suzanne Côté said s. 8, as an exception from the foundational general rule of freedom to contract, should...

'No Statute of Limitations on Genocide,' Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

'No Statue of Limitations on Genocide,' Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

'No statute of limitations on genocide,' Nuremberg anniversary confab reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

Supreme Court Métis ruling perceived as 'game changer'

The Supreme Court's groundbreaking ruling that Ottawa has constitutional responsibility for the Métis and non-status Indians is expected to bring gains in education, health, social...

Edson Friendship Centre official asks what next after Supreme Court ruling

Justice Rosalie Abella, a spokesperson for the court said that provincial and federal governments, by denying legal authority over Metis and non-status Indians left them...

Métis leaders react to Supreme Court ruling with pride and hope

CBC.ca“Both federal and provincial governments have, alternately, denied having legislative authority over non-status Indians and Métis,” Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella said last week, as...

Why they march

... Nuremberg of Justice” conference is to include such luminaries as former Israeli Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch, Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, Canadian Supreme...

Federally Recognized: Métis, Other Non-Status Indians Rejoice at Canada Supreme Court Ruling

That is how Justice Rosalie Abella put it, speaking for a unanimous Canadian Supreme Court on April 11. This decision, she said, puts an end...

Melanie Paradis: A chance to right the wrongs of Canada's past relationship with the Métis

Energeticcity.caIn so ruling, the Court has ended the decades of federal and provincial governments' attempts to deny those rights and their legislative authority over them.

April 15, 2016 | Metis win Supreme Court rights battle

Writing for the court, Justice Rosalie Abella said government at both levels have left non-status Indians and Metis people in a 'jurisdictional wasteland' by denying...

SCC strikes down two tough-on-crime measures

The Supreme Court of Canada today struck down two so-called tough-on-crime measures introduced by the former Conservative government, ruling the changes to sentencing practices were...

PM sees ruling on Metis, non-status as 'landmark'

OTTAWA — Canada has the same responsibility to Métis and non-status Indians as it does to registered Indians under the Constitution, the Supreme Court declared...

Supreme Court recognizes rights of Métis and non-status Indians

“As the curtain opens wider and wider on the history of Canada's relationship with its indigenous peoples, inequities are increasingly revealed and remedies urgently sought,”...

Supreme Court recognizes rights of Métis and non-status Indians

“As the curtain opens wider and wider on the history of Canada's relationship with its indigenous peoples, inequities are increasingly revealed and remedies urgently sought,”...

Metis, non-status Indians are Indians: court - www.insidebelleville.com/

Metis, non-status Indians are Indians: courtwww.insidebelleville.com/OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously ruled that Metis and non-status are Indians under the Constitution. The...

Notable Nuremberg Legal Conference to Convene

(press release)A "Supreme Court Justices Panel" on "Justice After Nuremberg: What Have We Learned?" will feature Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella,; Lord John...

International jurists to mark double Nuremberg anniversary

Participants include former Supreme Court president Dorit Beinisch, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella; Lord John Dyson of the UK Supreme...

Two historic anniversaries, Rwanda and Nuremberg, remind us of the horrors of genocide

Distinguished judges such as Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella of Canada, Lord John Dyson of the UK Supreme Court, Chief Justice Sam Rugege of the...

Meet the 'intensely neurotic' Jew saving the world's refugees

As Rosalie Silberman Abella, justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, put it in her introductory remarks, Heller represents the “alchemy of passion, fearlessness, resoluteness,...

Cases highlight legal debate over texting privacy rights

Share. 0 inShare. The Ontario Court of Appeal is being asked to determine what privacy rights exist in the content of an individual's text messages...