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Defending careers – 5 lessons from HCCC v Teo.

On 12 July, the Professional Standards Committee formed under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) issued its decision on allegations of unsatisfactory professional conduct against neurosurgeon Professor Charles Theo. The hearings, held in February and March 2023, attracted significant public attention. This attention stemmed from Professor Teo’s prominence as a highly skilled neurosurgeon, his […]

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Law prof confident extradition in the Nation River Lady case will be straightforward

An expert in extradition law says proceedings to return the Florida man charged in a decades-old homicide in Canada are likely to be straightforward, though the timeline may be harder to predict. Robert Currie, professor of transnational criminal law at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, says authorities on both sides of the

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The Ontario law federation raises alarm over dwindling number of lawyers in remote areas

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is raising concerns over access to justice as the number of practicing law professionals in rural and remote areas of the province of dwindles. FOLA, which represents 46 district and county associations in Ontario, put forward a motion last week that calls on the Law Society of Ontario

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Toronto councilor Michael Thompson fires legal team in sex assault case

Toronto city councilor Michael Thompson has fired his legal team from a high-profile law firm, a move that could delay progress in his criminal case, court heard Wednesday. Thompson is charged with two counts of sexual assault relating to two separate incidents and two complaints that allegedly took place in Ontario cottage country last summer.

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Madawaska First Nation implements its own tax law in response to NB canceling agreements

Madawaska First Nation has gone ahead and cut out the New Brunswick government from taxes collected on tobacco and cannabis sold on-reserve. In response to the province canceling a series of tax revenue-sharing agreements it held with Wolastoqey First Nations, Madawaska has enacted its own cannabis and tobacco licensing act, allowing the band government to

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‘Nobody is above the law:’ Kosovo ex-president’s trial opens

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An international prosecutor declared Monday that “nobody is above the law,” as the trial opened for Kosovo’s former president and three other defendants on charges including murder and torture in a case that their supporters claim is unjustly targeting revered freedom fighters. Hashim Thaci resigned from office in 2020 to defend

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What three luxury homes reveal about who owns UK property

Stylised graphic showing Beechwood House, Lubov Chernukhin and Alisher Usmanov Owners of around 50,000 UK properties held by foreign companies remain hidden from public view, despite new transparency laws. The Register of Overseas Entities, launched in August 2022, was meant to reveal who ultimately owns UK property. But analysis by BBC News and Transparency International

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IDI Threatens to Hold More Massive Protests if the Omnibus Law Health Bill is Passed

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Slamet Budiarto, Deputy Chairperson of the Executive Board (PB) of the Indonesian Doctors Association (PB IDI), said that his institution would stage a bigger protest if the DPR passed the Health Omnibus Law Draft (RUU). Currently, the Health Bill is being discussed by the Legislation Body (Baleg) of the DPR RI because

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