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Click on the links above to view recent decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada and summaries for noteworthy cases from across the country.

Growing calls for reform in way those who judge others are judged

The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) is facing calls for reform as the council of 39 chief justices braces for intense public scrutiny at the Robin Camp inquiry set for next week.

Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal judges from Quebec, including Justice Marc Nadon, are eligible to succeed Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell of Atlantic Canada, as well as to fill the other common law spots not reserved for Quebec on the top court, the federal Department of Justice has confirmed to The Lawyers Weekly.

The rise of the e-trial, like all other technological developments, comes with challenges to its widespread use. Despite these challenges, lawyers need to be comfortable with the use of technology at trial or risk falling behind.

In the last few decades, the rate of global population growth has caused great concern about future access to reliable and sustainable food sources. 

Joel Watson was in the thick of his litigation practice at Shibley Righton in Toronto in January 2015 when Veterans Affairs came knocking with an unusual request.