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Do full body scanners at airports violate Islamic law?

Some Islamic groups are supporting a ruling that Muslims will be forbidden from passing through full body scanners based on a religious objection. The ruling is based on Islamic teachings that emphasize modesty, and viewing individuals as "nude" through body…

Press Release re: AdviceScene v. LawBuzz – Online Defamation Case

Victoria Firm Settles Online Defamation Case AdviceScene.com announces today that it has reached a satisfactory settlement in its Internet defamation action against LawBuzz.ca. This case is one of a growing number of defamation cases involving online postings. Forum users are…

AdviceScene v. LawBuzz

AdviceScene recently settled a case against Lawbuzz Canada Inc. over comments published on their legal forum last year. The apology is part of the settlement agreement. We sued Lawbuzz for publishing defamatory statements made by four of it’s anonymous members;…

Free Advice Site Challenges Lawyers to Support Pro-Bono Work

VICTORIA, British Columbia —  September 2, 2009 — AdviceScene.com will donate $50.00 and provide online promotion for any lawyer that volunteers for the Advice-A-Thon to be held on three different days in Victoria, Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.  Advice-A-Thon lawyers…