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Table of Contents
Vol. 34, No. 23   --    October 24, 2014
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News

No torture exception to state immunity

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Cost fallout in suspension seen as concern

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 Production orders’ scope at crux of case

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 Murderer’s appeal turned down in British Columbia

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 SCC sets low ‘violence’ threshold in SPIOs

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 Proprietary estoppel gains traction in estate cases

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 Alberta court revisits distinctive sentencing approach

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Focus
Criminal Law

The language of lie detection

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 Don’t discount the power of second opinions

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 The numbers game and reasonable doubt

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Immigration Law

Troubled foreign worker program revamped

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 Do retirement accounts stop at the border?

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Business & Careers

Walking a fine line when contemplating termination

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 Don’t let virtual teams sleep through meetings

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Departments

 CAREERS

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 CLASSIFIED ADS

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 DIGEST

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 LAWDITTIES

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 NAMES IN THE NEWS

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