Category Archives: Humour

Santa’s blatant disregard for Canadian privacy law

I was in the midst of my annual ritual of removing the undeserving from my Christmas card list (take that, opposing counsel who would only respond to the senior on the file! Et tu, client who revised a four-page affidavit … Continue reading

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Zombie Law

I realize I could be applying my skill and talent to compelling issues in international trade arbitration or assisting with developing the jurisprudence on conflicts of interest. And I will. But right now, there’s Zombie Law – a piece I wrote … Continue reading

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The hidden threat of turkeys

Like many Canadians this weekend, I will be gorging on turkey and, shortly thereafter, falling into a food coma. This is the annual Thanksgiving tradition, and I give thanks for it (and for many other things, but that’s not the … Continue reading

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Playboy Bunny Manual 1968

What, I hear you mumbling, can the 1968 Playboy Bunny Manual possibly have to do with law? I was asking myself that same question, as I desperately searched for some connection which would justify posting it here. And – voila! … Continue reading

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Law and the Undead

I love writing. And research. It’s not at all surprising that I’m in legal research/knowledge management/thinky stuff. The other thing I love is when I find someone who can do any of that better than I can. And with that, … Continue reading

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It’s the Virgos who are the real problem…

You can take your poverty stats, criminal recidivism analyses and your fancy socioeconomic indicators – the local police department in Chatham-Kent has figured out a more straightforward and less thinky predictor of criminality: your astrological sign. Aries don’t come off too well … Continue reading

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