One-Liners: Appeals

Banks: Cheque Fraud

Teva Canada Ltd. v. TD Canada Trust, 2017 SCC 51 (36918)
When can banks rely on defence of false payee re conversion.

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Labour Law: Capacity of Union & Directors To Be Sued

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v. Lawrence, 2017 ONCA 321 (37617)
When does a union and its directors have the capacity to be sued.

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Sexual Assault

R. v. Bourgeois, 2017 ABCA 32 (37461) Judgment rendered Oct. 16, 2017
(Sexual assault) conviction not illogical, irrational, or unreasonable.




One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law/Immigration: “serious criminality”; Statutory Interpretation

Tran v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2017 SCC 50 (36784)
“serious criminality” re deportation clarified.


One-Liners: Appeals

Torts/Municipal Law in Québec: Prescriptive Periods

Montréal (City) v. Dorval, 2017 SCC 48 (36752)
Wrongful death action against municipality can proceed.

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions in Québec: Liability for Referral

Salomon v. Matte-Thompson, 2017 QCCA 273 (37537)
Can lawyers be liable for professional referrals.

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Document Retention/Destruction

Canada (Attorney General) v. Fontaine, 2017 SCC 47 (37037)
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement records may be destroyed.


One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Procedure/Class Actions: Discovery; Disclosure

Canada (Attorney General) v. Thouin, 2017 SCC 46 (36869)
Provincial discovery rules inapplicable where Crown not a party.

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: (Alleged) Inappropriate Police Actions

R., A.G. Canada v. D.B. et al., 2017 BCCA 84 (37476)
Were police actions appropriate herein.

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals


India v. Badesha, 2017 SCC 44 (36981)
Surrender orders reasonable, not otherwise unjust or oppressive.

Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017