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  ‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published each Thursday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. Over on Lawyerist, Lauren Foster writes that as emoji usage continues to soar, judges must decide how they want to handle this new visual evidence as it makes its way into American

The Leap Year & The Law

Posted on February 29, 2016

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  2016 is a leap year, which means we all get a full extra calendar day today! For the most part, leap years are an interesting quirk (as well as a frequent source of jokes about 4-year olds getting driver’s licences and 16-year-olds retiring), but legally speaking, this extra day in February can be a bit of a headache. Leap year legislation has a long and storied history that dates back to at least 1236
  ‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published each Thursday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. Justice Eugene “Tex” Ewaschuk made news this week as The Toronto Star reports that several high-profile murder trials may need to be re-tried: “At issue is the centuries-old method used in

Toonie Trouble

Posted on February 19, 2016

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  The toonie turns 20 today! On February 19, 1996 the bi-metallic coin featuring Churchill the bear made its debut. Fun fact: before the public settled on the name ‘toonie’, other nickname suggestions included the ‘bearie’ (mimicking the loonie’s name) and the ‘doubloonie’ (as its value is double that of a loonie). With an expected lifespan 20 times greater than that of the original two dollar bill, the toonie was created simply to save the
  ‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published each Thursday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made huge waves in both the justice community and popular media. Justice Scalia died on Saturday, February 13th at age 79. Justice Ruth