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BY MICHAL JAWORSKI | August 01 2023

Canadian universities operate very differently from their U.S. counterparts, especially when it comes to funding, reconciliation and lawsuits.

BY MICHAL JAWORSKI | January 30 2023

International consensus is needed to deal with questionable practices in authorship.

BY CHERYL FOY | November 09 2020

Once grievances move into any sort of formal process, positions and feelings become entrenched, taking the parties further away from resolution.

BY JILL EDMONDSON | August 10 2020

Taking matters to court is stressful, time-consuming and expensive for all parties. It’s better to avoid legal proceedings if you can.

BY CHERYL FOY | January 28 2020

With premiums ranging from hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars, it pays to understand your insurance policies.

BY CHERYL FOY | December 03 2019

Solicitor-client privilege allows university employees to seek and receive legal advice relating to their work without worrying that these communications will be shared elsewhere.

BY CHERYL FOY | October 15 2019

There’s a lot of money, resources, liability and risk tied up in contracts. And there’s a lot that can go wrong.

BY BRENT DAVIS | June 28 2016

The exercise of legal rights and responsibilities can be just as much a part of a student’s academic experience as studying and classwork.

BY BRENT DAVIS | December 08 2015

Poor souls – if a legal issue arises on campus, chances are it will find its way to a chair’s desk.

BY BRENT DAVIS | November 10 2015

If you want to kill an idea without being identified as the assassin, suggest that the legal department take a look at it.  – Scott Adams, Dilbert Gives You the Business During a second interview for a job that turned out to be my first as a university lawyer, the dean at a university in the […]