Monthly Archives: May 2009

Two more ICBC jury breaches are found

Canwest News ServiceMay 29, 2009   ICBC’s investigation into the improper disclosure of the accident-claim histories of jurors has uncovered two other breaches of jurors’ privacy, the auto-insurance agency confirmed Thursday. The breaches, described by ICBC spokesman Mark Jan Vrem…

Feature Interview: Nancy Kinney of AdviceScene.com

Advice Scene is an innovative online destination that is doing just that. The site features a legal wiki, ask a lawyer and a morality meter that gauges attitudes about legal and political issues. Kinney argues that lawyers should not be…

Scrap juries in ICBC cases, critics say

http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Scrap+juries+ICBC+cases+critics/1625192/story.html By Louise Dickson, Times Colonist May 24, 2009  ICBC’s improper disclosure of the personal accident histories of jurors to a Victoria lawyer hired by the auto insurance corporation has raised questions about whether civil juries should continue to decide…

Parental alienation cases draining court resources

KIRK MAKIN From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail May 13, 2009 at 4:34 AM EDT JUSTICE REPORTER An escalation in parental alienation allegations is draining valuable courtroom resources, a major study of 145 alienation cases between 1989-2008 concludes. "Access problems and…

Facebook foils Canadian lawsuits

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090510.wfacebooktrial0510/BNStory/Technology/home TARA BRAUTIGAM The Canadian Press May 10, 2009 at 11:28 AM EDT ST. JOHN’S — Lawyers in Canada are increasingly warning their clients about the perils of posting information on social websites such as Facebook after a small but…

The End of the Webpage?

Recently…very recently, because it’s the Internet, Steve Rubel wrote a piece entitled, “The End of the Destination Web Era.”  In it, he argues that the webpage as an advertising tool is dead and has been dead for a while now. …

Question and Answer Marketing

Lately there have been a lot of articles and blog entries dealing with online marketing and social networking.  These articles deal with Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, LinkedIn and other social networking sites.  These types of sites are gaining momentum daily because…