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Archive for August 2011

Lessons for laggards from learned legions’ laudable law linking

Through their “likes”, “shares” and “tweets”, the actions of our “friends”, “links” and “tweeps” regularly guide us to new stories, music, restaurants and countless other destinations.  It turns out these actions also give us a better understanding the legal framework that governs us.  It also turns out, that Twitter users are seemingly more effective at … Continue reading

Why we read case law

I suggest there are three main reasons why legal professionals and the general public alike read case law, and I offer 2011’s three most read CanLII cases in support of my suggestion. When it comes to judicial decisions, the legal profession measures influence by how many times a case has been cited by other courts.  … Continue reading

my twitter feed

  • Tony "scarface" Manitoba? RT @CBCAlerts: Australian Crime Commission says Canada is the largest cocaine exporter to the country after Chile 16 hours ago
  • RT @canadaCJFE: How open are Canada’s courts? Infographics and detailed insights on access to fed and prov courts bit.ly/1rEL0bz 2 days ago
  • Fascinating! In background of CNN reporting on "severe terror threat" in UK are a parade of tourists taking pictures in front of 10 Downing 2 days ago
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