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Archive for November 2011

Six degrees of Kevin Bacon – or how to link the actor to any court decision

Check out Wikipedia’s  article on the party game of connecting any 2 actors (one of which is typically Kevin Bacon) to each other through no more than six pairings.  The game has many variations, so why not one for Canadian law?  Without typing a word and using less than six clicks of CanLII’s new search accelerator, can we connect Kevin … Continue reading

What GI Joe Taught Me About Access to Justice

  Back in the 80’s – well before the availability of such innovative distractions and time wasters as the internet, Netflix, DisneyXD or PVRs – the late afternoon viewing options for pre-teen couch-potatoes were pretty sparse.  Worse still, most of what was available often tried to impart important life lessons to impressionable young minds.  Anyone … Continue reading

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  • RT @EmmMacfarlane: Macfarlane's Law of Canadian Political Discourse: Anything you don't happen to like is a Charter violation. 1 hour ago
  • RT @TheLawofWork: Contemplated including this case in my book (#LawofWork) for judge's serious discussion of the meaning of "fuck off": htt… 2 hours ago
  • Hey Montreal, if you are wondering where all your hipsters went, there are hundreds of them walking the boul St. Laurent sidewalk sale 8 hours ago
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