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Table of Contents
Vol. 36, No. 39   --    February 24, 2017
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News
Trump’s criticism of judiciary called ‘threat to the rule of law’
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Ottawa pushes controversial trafficking law
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 Appeal court finds in favour of franchisee in Fido dispute
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 Case highlights issues of Charter, joint probes
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 Jurists on maternity leave win legal fight with Quebec
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 Website offers step by step legal information
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Focus
Real Property
Balancing rights of debtors, creditors
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 Pay close attention to crafting rent renewal clauses
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 Clarifying constructive notice
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Criminal Law
The deadly side of Tasers
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 Private member’s bill on FASD missed the point
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Legal Innovation
 The harnessed power of the brainstorm
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Business & Careers
Uphill climb is an ‘unfortunate reality’
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 Can capital gain exemption work for your firm?
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Departments
 CAREERS
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 CLASSIFIED ADS
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 DIGEST
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 NAMES IN THE NEWS
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