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The Current: June 29, 2016 (CBC News – The Current) (28:53 - 31:31) Michael Pal discusses the Brexit vote and compares it to referendums in Québec.
Ontario pilot project offers free legal advice to sex assault survivors (Ottawa Citizen) Blair Crew comments on Ontario's $2.8-million pilot project that gives sex assault survivors access to up to four free hours of legal advice.
Ottawa leans toward neutrality on Internet (National Post) – see below for full text Michael Geist discusses Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains' support of private sector leadership in Internet governance.
Facebook justice order in meningitis death a new approach that's still unheeded days after verdict (National Post) Carissima Mathen comments on the Stephan family's use of Facebook to provide updates on their legal proceedings. "It definitely raises eyebrows."
La Cour suprême des États-Unis réaffirme le droit à l'avortement (Le Devoir) Carissima Mathen commente la décision de la Cour suprême des États-Unis de réaffirmer le droit des femmes à l’avortement.
Hollywood Company's 'Reverse Class Action' Suit Targets Countless Canadians (Huffington Post Canada) This article references the Toronto Star Op-Ed written by Michael Geist which explores the potential misuse of the "notice-and-notice” system.
A basic right (CBA National) Carissima Mathen comments on the concept of a basic guaranteed income.
Zika Virus: The Race To Develop A Vaccine (Huffington Post) Amir Attaran outlines the potential health risks of proceeding with the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil bookings 'really kind of flat' as Zika fears outweigh visa break (CBC News) This article references Amir Attaran who has called for the delay or relocation of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Legal Futures round-up: June 20, 2016 (CBA National) Nathalie Des Rosiers affirms that ambitious law schools aim to provide their students with more skills.
Set-top box crackdown will chill Canada's tech innovation: Geist (Toronto Star) In this Op-Ed, Michael Geist, Common Law Section, explores how copyright laws could impede the creation of innovative new technologies.
Legal expert says Council negotiation prohibition motion not illegal, but could be trouble (Orangeville Banner) Stephane Émard-Chabot, Common Law Section, analyzes a new motion passed by Orangeville Council and its potential consequences. "I get the feeling reading from it that there is probably some mistrust or something along those lines at council.”
UPDATE 3-WHO sees very low risk of further Zika spread due to Olympics (Reuters) Amir Attaran, Common Law Section, is among a group of experts emphasizing the health risks of proceeding with the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
La clinique privée Copeman de Calgary dissuaderait les non membres (Radio-Canada - Alberta) Colleen Flood, Section de common law, discute du centre de soins de santé privé Copeman qui essaie de se débarrasser de ses patients de Calgary qui ne peuvent plus payer leurs frais médicaux.
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