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17
Aug

Rules of Court Amendments

From the Court of Queen’s Bench of Saskatchewan The Court of Queen’s Bench has amended its Rules of Court with respect to the discount rate to be used in calculating the amount of an award for future pecuniary damage, as well as the life expectancy of an individual.  The amendments come into effect on September 1, 2017.  The […]
16
Aug

This Week in Legal Ethics – New Conduct Review Ruling

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld As I mentioned in a previous post, the fact situation and outcome of Conduct Reviews are published anonymously on the Law Society website in our Conduct Review Database. A Conduct Review is a face to face meeting with a member who is the subject of a complaint that raises conduct issues ‘close to the […]
15
Aug

The Ebooks Are Here!

By Kelly Laycock For a few years now, we’ve been receiving requests for an electronic copy of our popular Saskatchewan Queen’s Bench Rules Annotated. We heard you, and at long last, that wish is now fulfilled! The Law Society Library has partnered with Emond Publishing to be able to offer our members a high-quality pdf […]
14
Aug

Monday Pick-Me-Up

By Sarah Roussel-Lewis Some interesting reads to help you ease into your week: Access to abortion pill in Sask. unclear  (CBC) Enough With “The Law Society of Upper Canada”  (Slaw) Personal Liability Under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law  (Slaw) Regina lawyer calls for health officials to remedy water shortage at Mosaic Stadium  (Global News) Saskatchewan appeal court […]
11
Aug

Research Tip Roundup: Judicial Considerations

Alan Kilpatrick, Reference Librarian Over the summer, we will be highlighting Legal Sourcery’s most popular research tips.  On that note, here are Legal Sourcery’s most popular judicial consideration tips: Noting Up Case Law: Saskatchewan Cases, part 1 Noting Up Case Law: CanLII, part 2 Noting Up Case Law: Canadian Case Citations, part 3 Noting Up […]