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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.

Tribunal aimed at streamlining deals out lawyers, prompting ire

British Columbia lawyers are pushing to repeal a law that will bar them from representing clients at the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT), Canada’s first online tribunal.

Lawyers predict the Supreme Court’s rejection of Quebec’s narrow formulation of religious freedom in education will reverberate in other cases, including perhaps Trinity Western University’s litigation to create Canada’s first evangelical Christian law school.

Modern civil litigation lawyers must use a wide array of tools to navigate the spiraling costs and delays of litigation. To this end, lawyers often turn to ADR processes such as arbitration to achieve quick and cost-effective resolutions, rather than accessing the courts.

New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel is renowned for many things. An icon of glamour and luxury, the Waldorf Astoria was the tallest building in the world when constructed in 1931.

Generally speaking, people don’t look up securities litigator Greg Temelini because they’re happy. In fact, they’re probably stressed. Maybe they’re being sued, or want to sue, and they’re hoping he can help.