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14 Nov 2016, 4:00 am by Administrator
Alice Woolley argued that he was, citing the opening paragraph of his majority opinion in Canada (Attorney General) v Igloo Vikski Inc. [read post]
17 Jun 2010, 9:04 am by John Steele
Fourth, notice that people like Wasserstrom, Gerald Dworkin, David Luban, and even our own Brad Wendel and Alice Woolley (not to mention our commenter extraorinaire Patrick O'Donnell), to name just a few, have special insights about the ethical justifications for lawyering that they might not have about, say, the law of retail commerce. [read post]
9 Aug 2018, 4:00 am by Amy Salyzyn
Further, for additional accountability and good governance reasons that Alice Woolley and I elaborate at length here, there are strong reasons to believe that this type of public policy decision rests bests with the law societies themselves. [read post]
11 Mar 2013, 4:00 am by Alice Woolley
A request for assistance in an unlawful plan may fall outside of the solicitor-client privilege or the lawyer’s duty of confidentiality where the request is part of a scheme to dupe the lawyer into assisting in that plan (see Alice Woolley, Understanding Lawyers’ Ethics in Canada (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2011) pp. 113-115). [read post]
15 Sep 2016, 4:00 am by Malcolm Mercer
Alice Woolley wrote a paper entitled The Problem of Disagreement in Legal Ethics Theory that I particularly admire. [read post]
3 Jan 2013, 8:13 am
abstract_id=1267228 ].This is an edited version of University of Calgary law professor Alice Woolley’s top 10 legal ethics post from Ablawg. [read post]
3 Jun 2020, 9:29 am by Heather Douglas
In Judgmental Judges, Alice Woolley (now Justice Woolley) writes that: … because of the blurred line between law, policy and morality, the centrality of judicial independence, and the unique ability of judges to speak to certain moral and political issues, we must not label every obiter comment by a judge as misconduct. [read post]
24 Feb 2020, 4:00 am by Noel Semple
Fixing the Barrel Alice Woolley wrote a very memorable Slaw piece in 2014 about her experience of sexual harassment and assault in a prominent Calgary law firm. [read post]
24 Apr 2014, 5:00 am by Guest Blogger
[1] Alice Woolley et al, Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Regulation, 2d ed (Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2012) at 461 [read post]
5 Feb 2018, 4:00 am by Jordan Furlong
As I warned my conversant, and as I’ll warn you, I’m a complete amateur when it comes to legal ethics, and I fully expect to be schooled by Alice Woolley or Malcolm Mercer for the elementary errors I’m about to make. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 4:00 am by Adam Dodek
Those questions were raised directly in the complaint to the Canadian Judicial Council made by University of Calgary Professors Alice Woolley and Jennifer Koshan and Dalhousie Professors Elaine Craig and Jocelyn Downie. [read post]
20 Apr 2022, 4:00 am by Amy Salyzyn
As Alice Woolley (now Justice Woolley) noted in the second edition of Understanding Lawyers’ Ethics in Canada, “A lawyer is unlikely to face any negative consequences if no harm arises from, for example, talking about a case with her intimate partner. [read post]
3 Jan 2014, 10:45 am
Once again John Steele at Legal Ethics Forum has compiled his list of the top 10 ethics stories of 2013. [read post]
3 Jan 2015, 7:50 am
For the last two years I have written up the Top 10 Canadian legal ethics stories for the prior year (2013 and 2012). [read post]
26 Feb 2020, 4:00 am by Deanne Sowter
Everyone has an obligation to report when they have reason to believe that a child is in need of protection, including lawyers – except where that information is protected by solicitor-client privilege. [read post]
22 Nov 2018, 4:00 am by Malcolm Mercer
The Toronto Star has recently addressed this issue in an article which quotes Alice Woolley saying that “There’s an exploitation of power here”. [read post]
7 Nov 2017, 4:00 am by Malcolm Mercer
How is it that we are such a wealthy society yet services that were once available are no longer available (at least at affordable prices)? [read post]
30 Mar 2017, 7:00 am by Guest Blogger
. ______________________ [1] Genders in this example are used to acknowledge the gendered nature of the crime, but should not discount the disproportionate occurrence domestic violence against LGBTQ persons. [2] Alice Woolley, Richard Devlin, Brent Cotter and John Law, Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Regulation, 2nd ed, Toronto: LexisNexis (2012) at 435-6. [3] Ibid at 444. [4] Ibid at 462-3, 475. [5] Reported recidivism occurs in 1/5-1/3 of domestic violence offenders, the… [read post]
24 Apr 2014, 9:00 am by Guest Blogger
[1] Alice Woolley et al, Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Regulation, 2d ed (Toronto: Lexis Nexis Canada, 2012) at 207 [read post]