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LAWYERED is a bi-weekly, independent podcast series that focuses on Canadian legal issues. Each episode features a conversation with a different legal professional who will provide their insight on recent developments in the law.
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Sep 15, 2021

In our Ask-Me-Anything segment with Michael Geist, we cover the internet law questions from members of the Lawyered Patreon community:
🔵 How does the “right to forgotten” apply in the Canadian context?
🔵 How effective will Bill C-26  be in addressing hate speech on the internet?
🔵 How do countries assert jurisdiction over the internet, given that it is inherently global?
🔵 How have courts addressed the concept of net neutrality in their decisions?
🔵 What do you foresee as some of the upcoming legal issues that internet lawyers will deal with?

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Sep 15, 2021

In part three of our internet law interview with Michael Geist, we discuss the impacts of Canada’s first-ever website-blocking order (Teksavvy Solutions Inc. v. Bell Media Inc.)

 

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Sep 15, 2021

In part two of our internet law interview with Michael Geist, we chat about the legal issues engaged by the federal government’s proposals to address online harms.


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Sep 15, 2021

In part one of our internet law interview with Michael Geist, we chat about the controversial Bill C-10 and free speech considerations in regulating the internet.

Sep 15, 2021

We're closing out Season 7 with a conversation about internet law, featuring Michael Geist, one of the leading thinkers on technology law and policy.

Topics: Bill C-10 and Internet regulation; proposals to combat online harm; site-blocking orders; and more.

⚫  What is the controversy around Bill C-10 illustrating about how speech regulation works on the Internet? (8:43)
⚫  What are the practical and legal considerations for removing harmful content on digital platforms? (18:32)
⚫ What are the impacts of the first-ever website-blocking order by a Canadian court? (28:34)
⚫  Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (37:39)
🔵  How does the “right to forgotten” apply in the Canadian context? (38:26)
🔵  How effective would Bill C-26 be in addressing hate speech on the Internet? (41:23)
🔵  How do countries assert jurisdiction over the internet, given that it is inherently global? (44:05)
🔵  How have courts addressed the concept of net neutrality in their decisions? (46:55)
🔵  What do you foresee as some of the upcoming legal issues that internet lawyers will deal with? (50:09)

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Sep 1, 2021

In our Ask-Me-Anything segment with ESG lawyer, Amee Sandhu, we cover the questions from members of the Lawyered Patreon community:

🔵  What is the relationship between ESG and corporate social responsibility (CSR)?
🔵  What are some ESG considerations regarding the diversity of corporate boards?
🔵  Are there circumstances in which an ESG approach can translate into reducing the bottom line?
🔵  What are some ways that law firms can implement ESG practices within their own organizations?
🔵 How does Canada’s approach to ESG compare to that of other countries around the world?

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Sep 1, 2021

In part three of our interview with ESG lawyer, Amee Sandhu, we discuss the new organizational structure known as a “benefit company” and how these bodies can specifically promote public benefits

 

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Sep 1, 2021

In part two of our interview with ESG lawyer, Amee Sandhu, we discuss how supply chain transparency legislation can require companies to address modern slavery


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Sep 1, 2021

In part one of our interview with ESG lawyer, Amee Sandhu, we discuss a legal opinion that provides that corporate directors are obliged to address the risk of climate change.

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Sep 1, 2021

This week, we're exploring the area of environmental, social and governance law (aka ESG Law), with ethics and compliance lawyer, Amee Sandhu.

Topics: corporate liability for climate change impacts; cracking down on modern slavery; benefit companies, and more!


⚫  What legal obligations do corporate boards have to address the risk of climate change? (7:17)
⚫  How can federal legislation require boards to address modern slavery and improve transparency in their own supply chains? (17:52)
⚫  How does a 'benefit company' enable organizations to actively promote the public interest? (27:33)
⚫  Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (36:38)
🔵  What is the relationship between ESG and corporate social responsibility (CSR)? (37:17)
🔵  What are some ESG considerations regarding the diversity of corporate boards? (39:07)
🔵  Are there circumstances in which an ESG approach can translate into reducing the bottom line? (42:11)
🔵  What are some ways that law firms can implement ESG practices within their own organizations? (44:25)
🔵  How does Canada’s approach to ESG compare to that of other countries around the world? (48:38)

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Aug 18, 2021

In our Ask-Me-Anything segment with Jonathan Rudin (program director of Aboriginal Legal Services), we cover the questions from members of the Lawyered Patreon community:

🔵  How the criminal justice system has addressed the sentencing of Aboriginal persons, post-Gladue?
🔵  Will Bill C-22 (which would repeal mandatory minimums for drug offences) represent a shift towards repealing mandatory minimums on a wholesale basis?
🔵  How has the Truth in Sentencing Act (Bill C-25) impacted the role of pre-trial custody?
🔵  What are some factors that would influence whether a convicted person ought to receive an incarceration offence as opposed to a fine?
🔵  Do you think that any of s. 718 Criminal Code sentencing factors are/should be more determinative than others in sentencing decisions?

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Aug 18, 2021

In part three of our sentencing law interview with Jonathan Rudin (program director of Aboriginal Legal Services), we discuss the use of community impact statements, a different form of victim impact statements that can allow for a broader form of engagement.

Aug 18, 2021

In part two of our sentencing law interview with Jonathan Rudin (program director of Aboriginal Legal Services), we discuss the verdict of the perpetrator of the Quebec City Mosque shooting in R. v. Bissonnette. In particular, we canvass how the stacking of parole ineligibility periods may engage the right against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Aug 18, 2021

In part one of our sentencing law interview with Jonathan Rudin (program director of Aboriginal Legal Services), we chat about the recent case of R. v. Sharma. This case would eliminate existing Criminal Code restrictions for conditional sentences.

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Aug 18, 2021

This week, we’re speaking about sentencing law, with Jonathan Rudin, the program director of Aboriginal Legal Services.

Topics: removing restrictions on conditional sentences (Sharma), parole eligibility for murder offences (Bissonnette), community impact statements and more!


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⚫ How do the Charter issues in Sharma challenge the constitutionality of restrictions of conditional sentences? (5:41)
⚫ How is the Quebec City mosque shooting case re-engaging the conversation on parole eligibility for offences involving multiple murders? (17:28)
⚫ How can community impact statements be used in the sentencing process to reflect the harm and impact of crimes on a community? (28:25)
⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (39:05)
🔵 How the criminal justice system has addressed the sentencing of Aboriginal persons, post-Gladue? (44:18)
🔵 Will Bill C-22 (which would repeal mandatory minimums for drug offences) represent a shift towards repealing mandatory minimums on a wholesale basis? (40:08)
🔵 How has the Truth in Sentencing Act (Bill C-25) impacted the role of pre-trial custody? (46:24)
🔵 What are some factors that would influence whether a convicted person ought to receive an incarceration offence as opposed to a fine? (49:17)
🔵 Do you think that any of s. 718 Criminal Code sentencing factors are/should be more determinative than others in sentencing decisions? (50:34)

Aug 4, 2021

In our Ask-Me-Anything segment with tenancy lawyer, Lisa Mackie, we cover the questions from members of the Lawyered Patreon community:

🔵  What are some general tips that can help tenants and landlords to resolve disputes without resorting to protracted court hearings?
🔵  Have you noticed any relationships between the changes in tenancy law and corresponding trends in affordable housing?
🔵  Do you foresee any legal challenges that may arise out of COVID-related tenancy policies (e.g. prohibitions on evictions)
🔵  What are some of the areas in which you think tenancy law may be evolving within the next few years?

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Aug 4, 2021

In part three of our interview with tenancy lawyer, Lisa Mackie, we speak about a new structure through which tenants can pre-emptively terminate their rental agreements in cases of household violence

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Aug 4, 2021

In part two of our interview with tenancy lawyer, Lisa Mackie, we cover how landlords can balance protecting a tenant’s privacy rights while also managing the general health risk of a building

 

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Aug 4, 2021

In part one of our interview with tenancy lawyer, Lisa Mackie, we discuss the human rights protections apply within the tenancy law context.

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Aug 4, 2021

This week, we’re speaking with tenancy lawyer, Lisa Mackie, about the laws relating to the landlord-tenant dynamic

Topics: tenant smoking & human rights; landlord privacy obligations & COVID-19; terminating tenancies due to household violence; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.

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⚫  What sorts of human rights protections apply within the tenancy law context? (7:18)
⚫  How can landlords balance protecting a tenant’s privacy rights while also managing the general health risk of a building? (16:42)
⚫  How can tenancy agreements be pre-emptively terminated in cases of household violence? (25:53)
⚫  Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (36:45)
🔵  What are some general tips that can help tenants and landlords to resolve disputes without resorting to protracted court hearings? (37:37)
🔵  Have you noticed any relationships between the changes in tenancy law and corresponding trends in affordable housing? (41:03)
🔵  Do you foresee any legal challenges that may arise out of COVID-related tenancy policies (e.g. prohibitions on evictions) (44:24)
🔵  What are some of the areas in which you think tenancy law may be evolving within the next few years? (47:31)

Jul 21, 2021

In our Ask-Me-Anything segment with wills and estates lawyer, Ziad Yehia, we cover the questions from members of the Lawyered Patreon community:

🔵  How has COVID-19 impacted the ways in which wills are executed?
🔵  What are some ways in which drafting a will differs from drafting a conventional contract?
🔵  What happens when other contractual documents intersect with the contents of a will?
🔵  How early is too early to start thinking about preparing a will?
🔵  What are some "client service" skills specific to the wills and estates process?

Jul 21, 2021

In part three of our interview with wills and estates lawyer, Ziad Yehia, we discuss legal and practical considerations for the succession planning process.

Jul 21, 2021

In part two of our interview with wills and estates lawyer, Ziad Yehia,  we discuss the obligations and the appointment process of Estate Trustees During Litigation (ETDLs)

Jul 21, 2021

In part one of our interview with wills and estates lawyer, Ziad Yehia, we discuss the specific considerations regarding the transfer of digital assets upon one’s death.

Jul 21, 2021

On this week's show, we’re speaking about wills and estates law with estates litigator, Ziad Yehia!

Topics: digital assets via testamentary transfer; estate trustees during litigation; succession planning and the law.

⚫  How do lawyers address the transfer of digital assets (e.g. social media accounts, crytocurrencies) after one's death? (6:10)
⚫  How do courts appoint an estate trustee while there is ongoing litigation amongst the relevant parties? (15:26)
⚫  What are some strategic considerations regarding succession planning? (27:39)
⚫  Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (35:58)
🔵  How has COVID-19 impacted the ways in which wills are executed? (36:37)
🔵  What are some ways in which drafting a will differs from drafting a conventional contract? (38:10)
🔵  What happens when other contractual documents intersect with the contents of a will? (39:50)
🔵  How early is too early to start thinking about preparing a will? (42:30)
🔵  What are some "client service" skills specific to the wills and estates process? (46:12)

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