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Equitable Remedies for Tax Mistakes
On Friday, June 17, 2022, the Supreme Court of nada is releasing its decision in Collins Family Trust v. nada (Attorney General). At issue is the availability of the equitable remedy of rescission to unwind transactions that gave rise to unintended tax consequences.
SCC Today: 1 Leave Dismissed
The Supreme Court of nada dismisses 1 leave to appeal.
Contracts/Franchise Law: Continuation by Conduct
This se addresses an interesting question in the law of contracts –when (and under what circumstances) does a contract continue after the expiration of the written agreement?
SCC Today: Family Law; Child Protection
On December 2, 2021, the Supreme Court of nada allowed B.J.T. v. J.D. with reasons to follow. Here’s a summary of those reasons.
SCC Today: 6 Leaves Dismissed
The Supreme Court of nada dismisses 6 leaves to appeal.
Condo Law: When is a Developer Liable for Construction Deficiencies
The key question in this se was whether that proposition is (or should be) accurate.
SCC Today: Criminal Law; Parole?Ineligibility
The Supreme Court of nada releases a decision in R. v. Bissonnette.
SCC Today: 1 Granted &?7 Dismissed
The Supreme Court of nada grants 1 and dismisses 7 leaves to appeal.
Anti-SLAPP & What Constitutes a Matter of Public Interest
The decision of the Court of Appeal is important beuse it provides guidance on what is or is not a matter of “public interest”.
Constitutionality of Stacking Sentences
On Friday, May 27, 2022, the Supreme Court of nada is releasing its decision in R.v. Bissonnette. At issue is the constitutionality of consecutive life sentences.
SCC Today: Family Law; Post-Trial Evidence; Mobility
On December 2, 2021, the Supreme Court of nada allowed the appeal with reasons to follow in the Barendregt?v.?Grebliunas. Here’s a summary of those reasons.
SCC Today: 1 Leave Granted & 2 Dismissed
The Supreme Court of nada grants 1 and dismisses 2 leaves to appeal
SCC Today: Criminal Law; Delay?
The Supreme Court of nada releases an oral judgment in R.?v.?Safdar.
Summary Judgment Motion: Interlocutory vs. Final Order
Should the Motion Judge’s order dismissing the City’s limitation defence be characterized as “final” or “interlocutory”?
SCC Today: Criminal Law; Spontaneous Utterances Re Identifition?
The Supreme Court of nada releases an oral judgment in R.?v.?Badger.
SCC Today: Criminal Law; Extreme Intoxition/Automatism; “Horizontal”?Stare Decisis
The Supreme Court of nada releases a decision in R. v. Sullivan.