Defence lawyer fears outbreak as 2nd Calgary inmate tests positive for COVID-19

A criminal defence lawyer says he’s gravely concerned a coronavirus outbreak could hit Alberta’s prison population, as a second inmate at the Calgary Remand Centre

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Do I have to return to the office? Employment lawyer answers common COVID-19 questions – National

As provinces begin the slow process of reopening their economies and people start returning to the workplace, questions abound about the rights of employees

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Edmonton lawyer disbarred after denying he had sex with woman he was opposing

An Edmonton lawyer who faced multiple complaints about his professional conduct, including his denials that he had sexual relations with a woman he opposed in

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‘Never been that scared before’: Edmonton lawyer pleads guilty to manslaughter

An Edmonton lawyer says she was afraid for her life when she stabbed her boyfriend during an alcohol-fuelled altercation two years ago.  Laurie Jean

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Lawyer says Indigenous groups didn’t approach Trans Mountain pipeline consultation in good faith

A lawyer for Trans Mountain Corp. is defending the government’s consultation with Indigenous groups over the Crown corporation’s operation and construction of its pipeline

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Amanda Knox to receive payout for police failing to provide lawyer, translator

Europe’s human rights court on Thursday ordered Italy to pay Amanda Knox financial damages for police failure to provide legal assistance and a translator

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Montreal medical malpractice lawyer honoured in Quebec City

Medical malpractice lawyer Jean-Pierre Menard has been advocating on behalf of patients for more than 40-years. Last year, Menard went from protector to patient

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Sister of Andrew Berry tried to manipulate him into confessing, defence lawyer says

Andrew Berry’s defence lawyer told a jury Wednesday there is nothing about his sister’s testimony they should accept as credible evidence. Kevin McCullough made the

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Dangerous driver fires lawyer minutes before sentencing hearing

Todd Lambert was supposed to find out Friday how much time the Crown and defence think he should spend behind bars for dangerous driving

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Cases of Canadians detained at border for carrying CBD oil ‘tip of the iceberg’: immigration lawyer

The federal government has done a poor job of educating people about travelling with cannabis-related products, an immigration lawyer says, after two recent cases

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