Fall issue 2014

Follow the money

Follow the money

By Leo Singer

Bitcoin is more than a virtual currency: it’s powered by a system that could revolutionize everything from contracts and wills to legal work.

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Sex work

Sex work

By Justin Ling

Canada’s latest attempt to regulate the sex trade opens up debate over employment law protections for sex workers. Read More »

CETA's patent protections

CETA's patent protections

By Justin Ling

Canada wins compromises on pharmaceutical regime, but some raise concerns over reach of arbitration mechanism.

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Do we need a digital bill of rights?

Do we need a digital bill of rights?

By CBA/ABC National

That was the question for a panel of experts convened by National at this summer’s Canadian Legal Conference. Here are the highlights. Read More »

How big data can give you a competitive edge

How big data can give you a competitive edge

By Julie Sobowale

Law firms willing to make the investment can use legal analytics to add value for clients. Read More »

Official Notices

By CBA/ABC National

2015 Mid-Winter Meeting of Council Read More »

Out of office: Planting seeds

Out of office: Planting seeds

By CBA/ABC National

Lawyers can’t work all the time. Here’s a guide to music, books, movies and travel destinations for when it’s time to dial it down.

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2014 Canadian Legal Conference: St. John’s

2014 Canadian Legal Conference: St. John’s

By CBA/ABC National

The headline item from this year’s Canadian Legal Conference in St. John’s was the release of the final report from the CBA Legal Futures Initiative.

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Showing the diversity gap

Showing the diversity gap

By Michele Hollins

We need better information about the diversity of our profession. Read More »

The social network

The social network

By Beverley Spencer

What’s your privacy worth? Read More »

Zipper merge

Zipper merge

By Douglas Mah

A little collaboration goes a long way. Read More »