1. 4 mai 2020 Abuser states seek election to top UN rights body

    Cuba, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are running for election to the UN’s top human rights body, sparking outrage from human rights activists. (See quotes below) The candidacies of the three countries widely considered to have abysmal human rights records were revealed today in a report by UN Watch, a Geneva-based independent human rights group that monitors the world body. […]

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  2. 28 avril 2020 Attorney General James’ Statement in Response to President Trump’s Proclamation Banning Issuance of New Green Cards

    New York Attorney General Letitia James tonight released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation that halts the issuance of green cards to immigrants for at least 60 days, citing the economic fallout of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the nation’s increase in unemployment under his Administration as an excuse: “This […]

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  3. 4 avril 2020 China sued over coronavirus in International Criminal Court

    China, President Xi Jinping and others have been named in a complaint filed at the International Criminal Court by Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman over the coronavirus outbreak, alleging the communists developed the coronavirus and it escaped from their labs. Advertisement – story continues below « The ruthless communist Chinese regime, which persecutes and terrorizes its own […]

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    23 mars 2020 Former justice minister Herbert Marx remembered as a principled man

    That’s the way Herbert Marx once summarized turning his life around from failing Grade 9 at Montreal’s Baron Byng High School to being named Quebec’s justice minister as part of Premier Robert Bourassa’s Liberal government in 1985. Before getting into politics, Marx taught law for a decade at Université de Montréal. Marx died Thursday, three […]

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    8 mars 2020 Kent Nagano a déjà songé à faire son droit.

    Kent Nagano a déjà songé à faire son droit a-t-il confié au magazine Le Monde Juridique dans un cours échange courriel depuis Oslo en Norvège avec l’éditeur André Gagnon au début de mars 2020. Ses derniers concerts à Montréal mettront Mahler en vedette au début de juin 2020. Nous devrions tous nous joindre à lui […]

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  6. 6 mars 2020 Bennett Jones enters the top 10 for the first time

    Acritas, now part of Thomson Reuters, announced the 2020 Canadian Law Firm Brand Index, the ninth annual edition of the report. For a fifth consecutive year, Blakes and McCarthy Tétrault hold the top two positions. But this year, McCarthy is closing the gap on Blakes, proving that no matter the power of a brand in any given […]

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    1 mars 2020 “I plead for your attention and intervention” – Son of André Gauthier, Canadian detained in Dubai, appeals to ruler Sheikh Mohammed

    Alexis Gauthier appeals to ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum Andre’s Gauthier’s dedicated son Alexis, has been campaigning for his father’s release for years and has now appealed to Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, for help. Alexis, who lives in Quebec and speaks to his father regularly, has been disappointed with […]

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    1 mars 2020 All roads lead to PARIS? The ChangeNow Summit is worth a trip to the capital

    Paris has historically been an attractive venue for international conventions, conferences, and world forums. This year in particular started with a bang thanks to the third edition of the CHANGENOW Summit, which was held over three days at the Grand Palais at the end of January. CHANGENOW has been riding the wave of VIVATECH, the […]

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    Une nouvelle loi, le Règlement sur la protection des passagers aériens (RPPA, DORS/2019-150), est entrée en vigueur au Canada le 15 décembre. Grâce à elle, les passagers voyageant au départ ou à destination du Canada, et ce sur toute compagnie aérienne, bénéficieront de meilleures normes de traitement, de communications plus rapides et d’une plus grande indemnisation en cas […]

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  10. 22 février 2020 Gamechanger for cross-border litigation in civil and commercial matters to be finalised in the Hague

        Today, the HCCH finalised the text for a new multilateral treaty: the 2019 HCCH Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters. This new Convention will be a single global framework, enabling the free circulation of judgments on civil or commercial matters across borders. It will be […]

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