Legal Framework of Health Care System in Canada

Fundamental issues Division of Powers. Impacts how health system is structured. Recent decision in QB CA summarizes federal and provincial responsibilities regarding health care. At issue is whether assisted human reproduction should be federally or provincially regulated. The federal government has traditionally placed this matter under the criminal law head of power. If defeated, they …

More Info and Details on the Development of Security Agreements

An oral security agreement is valid. But that agreement is only enforceable as between the parties. If you want to have priority rights against third parties then there has to be a security agreement in writing. “Enforceability” against third parties: A security interest is enforceable against a third party only where… a description of the …

Bankruptcy Intro for Canada

The basic premise of bankruptcy means the bankrupt is unable to pay all his debts. In order to repay his creditors he therefore surrenders his property to his creditors, however, the Trustee in Bankruptcy (TIB) will administer. The TIB divides the bankrupt’s assets amongst his creditors, he is then excused from repaying his debts (discharge).

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later – Bush Style

In true Bush style, the legacy left behind from Jeb Bush’s tenure as governor was the 2005 “Stand Your Ground” law which essentially says a citizen doesn’t have to retreat before using deadly force against an attacker. This issue comes to the forefront after a white (Hispanic?) block watch captain shot and killed a black …

Poor and Nice – Doctors Who’re Never Sued Twice

Or even once. One of the huge downfalls of the privatized healthcare system in the USA is how a litigious society impacts healthcare. Doctors themselves, and nurses, have to take out insurance policies to protect themselves from impending lawsuits (that in the course of a career can happen multiple times due to legitimate reasons like …

Law School Rankings Ruffle Feathers

US News Law school rankings are out: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools Grad schools always jockey for position in the ranking scheme, after all, prestigious spots covet the best teachers and students, and then the cycle continues. But what else do the rankings induce?