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D. S. Steinberg, “A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd: Clarifying the Tort of Intentional Interference with Economic Relations”

A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd.: Clarifying the Tort of Intentional Interference with Economic Relations David S. Steinberg, Pape Barristers Introduction Intentional interference with economic relations is frequently pleaded in commercial litigation. Yet few understand the tort. In part, this stems from long-standing confusion within the law. Even its name is unsettled[1]. In A.I. […]

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S. Chaudhury, S. Goudarzi, A. Warner, Civil Appeals – The Year in Review, “Rapid Fire”

A “rapid fire” review of key civil appeal decisions in 2013. Read more at the pdf below. View pdf article.

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S. Chaudhury and N. Rouleau: “When equality, autonomy and politics collide: Unpacking Eric v. Lola”

Shantona Chaudhury and Nicolas Rouleau comment on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Quebec (Attorney General) v. A. Better known in legal – and media – circles as “Eric v. Lola”, the case considered whether the law precluding de facto spouses in Quebec from claiming spousal support or applying for a division of family […]

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S. Chaudhury, “Common Sense Returns to Causation – Clements v. Clements”

COMMON SENSE RETURNS TO CAUSATION – CLEMENTS V. CLEMENTS  Shantona Chaudhury The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Clements v. Clements has two main take-home messages for tort law practitioners. First, ‘material contribution to risk’, as it should now be known, is an exceptional doctrine whose application will only be appropriate where a plaintiff can […]

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S. Chaudhury, “Causation in the Law of Negligence: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? Clements v Clements; Ediger v. Johnston“, (2012) 40:2 Advocates’ Quarterly 257

An analysis of Clements v. Clements (2012 SCC 32) and of the present state of the law of factual causation in Canada

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S. Chaudhury and P. Pape, “Damages in Waiver of Tort”, LSUC CLE on The Law of Damages, March 27, 2012.

How to approach damages in waiver of tort claims

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12-Minute Civil Litigator, December 2, 2011: Advocacy tips for the Civil Litigator

Paul Pape discusses tips for better oral advocacy at the Court of Appeal.

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12-Minute Civil Litigator, September 22, 2011: Advocacy in the Court of Appeal

Paul Pape presents his perspective on advocacy and story-telling for civil litigators.

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S. Chaudhury, “Disruptive Physician Behaviour and Hospital Liability in Tort: Rosenhek v. Windsor Regional Hospital”, for presentation by Paul Pape, CBA Health Law Summit, May 26, 2011.

In Rosenhek, the ONCA held that wrongful revocation of physician privileges can result in a a hospital being held liable for the tort of misfeasance in public office

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S. Chaudhury, “A year with Pape”

Perspectives on being a first-year lawyer from Shantona Chaudhury. Although Paul J. Pape is unlike many lawyers, most – if not quite all – Shantona’s words of wisdom will be relevant to junior lawyers across the board. View pdf article.

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