Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die

by: , March 19, 2015

Could Canadians one day be able to make a power of attorney that authorizes their death? In a Charter decision that may already rank among its most significant, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down the criminal offences that prohibit aiding or abetting a person to commit suicide this past month. The ruling, in…read more

How Far Can A Lawyer Go in Defending His Client?

by: , March 9, 2015

The latest ruling by the Divisional Court makes clear that a lawyer’s conduct in court is not beyond reproach In Groia v Law Society of Upper Canada, Justice Nordheimer of the Superior Court of Justice’s Divisional Court issued the latest ruling in a long-running legal saga that has become infamous for its questions of balancing…read more