Can President Trump Actually Be Removed From Office?

February 16th, 2017 by

By: Jeffrey Spiegel, Student-at-Law Well before the Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, opponents started discussing how he could be removed from the highest office in the United States.  With all the controversy that continues to surround his presidency less than four weeks in, this discussion will not […]

 

Is Ontario Really the Litigation Capital of Canada?

February 13th, 2017 by

By: Daniel Frank It is a commonly held belief that Ontario is the litigation capital of Canada. With more lawyers than any other province, a greater population and far larger economy, this idea is intuitive and easy to believe. However, the question remains; are individuals and corporations located in Ontario more likely to litigate than […]

 

Trump’s Wall to Cost $21.6 Billion, Homeland Security …

February 10th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo   Early this morning, Reuters released an article discussing Homeland Security’s internal report on President Trump’s border ‘wall’. The report released by Homeland Security on Thursday indicates the proposed design along the U.S.-Mexico border includes a number of fences and walls. The plan will be executed in three phases and will […]

 

Chinese farmer studies the law to take on state-run che …

February 8th, 2017 by

By: Jeffrey Spiegel, Student-at-Law “You can do anything you set your mind to.” These wise words, spoken by Benjamin Franklin, were certainly true for Wang Enlin, a Chinese farmer with only three years of formal education.  He spent the last 16 years learning the law on his own so he could sue the state-owned chemical […]

 

Ontario Government Moves to Dismiss Challenge to Hydro …

February 8th, 2017 by

By: Nickolas Grunow-Harsta Last Tuesday, Ontario’s Liberal government moved to strike a lawsuit challenging the further privatization of Hydro One.  If successful, they’ll have removed a major obstacle to the controversial scheme they claim will fund major infrastructure investments. Energy prices in Ontario have been occupying headlines for years.  Regardless of where you stand politically, […]

 

Home Prices Continue to Rise in 2017

February 6th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo January has brought yet another spike in home prices as the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reports in the Star that January saw a 22% year-over-year increase in the price for a home. The average selling price was up $140,552 from a year ago, with the average selling price in the region […]

 

Trump’s golf club ordered to pay $5.7 million to form …

February 6th, 2017 by

By: Jeffrey Spiegel, Student-at-Law A federal judge from the U.S. District Court has ruled that a golf club owned by Donald Trump must pay $5.7 million to 65 former members who had been denied membership refunds.  The former members were claiming that they had refundable memberships under their agreement with the previous owner. The golf […]

 

American Government Agencies Taking to Twitter to Defy Trump

February 1st, 2017 by

By: Jeffrey Spiegel, Student-at-Law Donald Trump campaigned on the idea that climate change does not exist—calling global warming “bullshit” and referring to it as a conspiracy created by China. Now, it has only been 10 days since he became the 45th President of the United States, and in that short time, he has already used […]

 

Trump’s Immigration Ban: Five-year-old U.S. Citiz …

January 31st, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo An article released today in The Independent reported a 5 year-old boy had been detained in Dulles International airport in Washington, D.C. because he posed a “security risk”. Following Trump’s immigration order which you can read about here, he and his mother were among more than 100 people who were detained. […]

 
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