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11 Aug 2017, 4:00 am by Noel Semple
The market for personal plight legal services functions poorly, as Malcolm Mercer and Amy Salyzyn have shown in this space. [read post]
6 Sep 2019, 4:01 am by Guest Blogger
In the Law Times article “Diversity and inclusion fundamental to the OBA” (July 3, 2019), Law Society of Ontario Treasurer Malcolm Mercer said that the Statement of Principles “genuinely divides” people in the profession. [read post]
25 Jun 2018, 7:12 am by Joy Yusi
Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of June 25, 2018 from Wise Law on Twitter: Proposed class-action lawsuits filed against Bank of Montreal, CIBC’s Simplii over security breachesJudge Rejects Kansas Law Requiring Voters to Show Proof of CitizenshipJudge strikes down Kansas voter ID law and orders Kris Kobach to take additional CLE 600+ members of Sessions' church charge him with violating church rulesImmigrants illegally entering the country experience… [read post]
9 Dec 2013, 6:59 pm by Simon Fodden
[Hat tip: Malcolm Mercer via the Canadian Legal Ethics email list] [read post]
24 Apr 2014, 1:42 pm
There is no evidence the school’s graduates will exhibit discriminatory attitudes, he said, adding if they reject TWU’s bid, benchers would be validating the “vitriolic” comments that have been directed at the university, including comparisons to apartheid, racism, and Muslim extremism.For Bencher Malcolm Mercer, those analogies are in fact relevant since the issue at the heart of the accreditation debate is the exclusion of people for who they are. [read post]
22 Nov 2013, 9:25 am
Currently, different panels may arrive at different decisions as to whether someone has been effectively rehabilitated, he said.Sandler suggested looking into how other professions deal with this issue, such as the possibility of fixing a time period for rehabilitation after a potential licensee has shown behaviour that is against the values of the law society and public interest.Bencher Malcolm Mercer agreed the issue is something “for us and the federation to… [read post]
1 May 2015, 9:21 am
Troister in Toronto as well as real estate lawyer Jerry Udell in Windsor, personal injury lawyer Andrew Spurgeon in Hamilton, Ottawa criminal lawyer Peter Beach, labour and employment lawyer Fred Bickford in Thunder Bay, and criminal lawyer Paul Cooper in Concord.Incumbents Howard Goldblatt, Malcolm Mercer, Peter Wardle, Michael Lerner, Paul Schabas, Christopher Bredt, Ross Earnshaw, Robert Evans, John Callaghan, and William McDowell will come back for another term.If any bencher… [read post]
6 Oct 2011, 9:17 am
During his law society hearing, Gray told the panel he had all the money in cash on the evening of Dec. 12, 2009, in a secret compartment in the trunk of his car.Then, disaster struck.Panel chairman Malcolm Mercer summarized what happened next in his Sept. 20 decision. [read post]
9 Feb 2015, 6:25 am by Jim Sedor
Deb Mell Hit with Complaint over Free Rent Provided by Dad Dick Mell” by Ted Cox for Montana: “Bullock, Ankney Outline Campaign Finance Reform Bill” by Charles Johnson for Montana Standard Utah: “Politicians May Be Giving Contributions to Charity in the Future” by Amy McDonald for Provo Daily Herald Ethics Arkansas: “Lawmakers Favor Expanded Ethics Panel” by Michael Wickline for Hawaii: “Hawaii Ethics Commission Fines… [read post]
2 May 2011, 8:50 am
Fifteen new faces will be joining Convocation following Law Society of Upper Canada bencher elections that wrapped up on Friday.In Toronto, the newcomers are Wendy Matheson, Janet Leiper, Barbara Murchie, William McDowell, John Callaghan, Malcolm Mercer, and Howard Goldblatt. [read post]
8 Feb 2012, 9:35 am
“The reprimand or admonition that may have been seen as an acceptable penalty one or two decades ago is not, in our view, an acceptable regulatory response today, given the proper evolution of societal appreciation of the seriousness of sexual misconduct and the regulatory role of the Law Society in the public interest,” wrote panel chair Malcolm Mercer on behalf of the unanimous panel in reasons dated Jan. 16. [read post]
14 Jul 2010, 6:50 am by Dan Pinnington
Conflicts expert William Freivogel brings us up to date on conflicts risks, and Malcolm Mercer walks through the steps law firms can take to implement risk management strategies. [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 4:00 am by Administrator
Courts emphasize the law societies’ broad discretion to determine what the public interest requires in governing the profession and, accordingly, defer to the law societies’ exercise of that discretion (See Malcolm Mercer’s analysis of this on [read post]
30 Apr 2015, 4:00 am by Alice Woolley
Human beings are always influenced by our own interests; even when we try not to be, our cognitive biases and weaknesses make true abandonment of self-interest impossible (as Malcolm Mercer discussed on SLAW, here). [read post]
3 Jan 2013, 8:13 am
With contributions from Adam Dodek (University of Ottawa), Malcolm Mercer (McCarthy Tétrault LLP), Richard Devlin (Dalhousie University), and other members of the Canadian Legal Ethics Listserv, here is my articulation of the top 10 Canadian legal ethics stories for 2012:1. [read post]
2 Feb 2017, 9:26 am by Jordan Brunner
  Shannon Togawa Mercer reported that the “Brexecution” can begin now that the British Parliament has voted to give Prime Minister Theresa May power to invoke Article 50. [read post]
22 Mar 2019, 4:00 am by Guest Blogger
As noted by Malcolm Mercer, It should be clearly understood that the most important variable in the PRISM Report is the projected expansionary demand. [read post]
19 Oct 2018, 4:00 am by The Action Group on Access to Justice
Opening remarks will be provided by Malcolm Mercer, Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario, followed by an innovation showcase which will demonstrate how community-driven work can increase awareness and accessibility for the public. [read post]
14 Dec 2018, 4:00 am by Noel Semple
Giving People Other Ways to Decide Malcolm Mercer has observed that mass-market legal advertising works, in part, because clients lack good information about the respective merits of law firms. [read post]