One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Procedure/International Law: Forum Selection Clauses

Douez v. Facebook, Inc., 2017 SCC 33 (36616)
Forum selection clause in this consumer contract unenforceable.

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Contracts/Arbitration/Natural Resources: Standard of Review

Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2017 SCC 32 (36595)
Standard of review — reasonableness — for commercial arbitration.

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Doubling-down on Jordan

R. v. Cody, 2017 SCC 31 (37310)
S.C.C. doubles-down on Jordan delay principles.

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Human Rights: Drug Dependency

Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30 (36636)
What constitutes workplace disability discrimination.

Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Professions in Québec: Legal Fees; Prescription

Pellerin Savitz LLP v. Guindon, 2017 SCC 29 (36915)
Clarification of prescription principles in Québec.

Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Torts: Proving Mental Injury

Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 (36703)
A recognizable psychiatric illness not required to recover for mental injury.

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Bail

R. v. Antic, 2017 SCC 27 (36783)
Clarification of proper approach to applying Criminal Code bail provisions.

Posted: Friday, June 02, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Professions: Costs Against Lawyers Personally

Québec (Criminal and Penal Prosecutions) v. Jodoin, 2017 SCC 26 (36539)
When are costs payable by lawyers personally.

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Law: Acquisitive Prescription

Ostiguy v. Allie, 2017 SCC 22 (36694)
Acquisitive prescription applies without judicial application.

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Professions: Mandatory CPD

Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20 (36583)
Mandatory CPD still mandatory.

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017