1% Liability: Fact or Fiction of Apportionment in Tort Law?

Click on the link to read my article, “1% Liability: Fact or Fiction of Apportionment in Tort Law?” The Advocates Quarterly, Vol 30, 2005 30AdvocQ104.  It was updated and redacted in 2007 here: civmayweb08. Putting the 1% principle to the empirical test – will it survive scrutiny?  Will you ask for your tuition back from your torts… Read More

Peering over the Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Parapets: Redesigning Ontario Rule 49 to Encourage Meaningful Offers of Settlement

Click here for my article, “Peering over the Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Parapets: Redesigning Ontario Rule 49 to Encourage Meaningful Offers of Settlement” 30AdvocQ285.  Temporarily resolving the burning issue: does Rule 49 favour plaintiffs or defendants? Terms of use / Mentions légales

Unconscionable delay in civil justice: Is it also unconstitutional?

Click on the link to read my article, “Unconscionable delay in civil justice: Is it also unconstitutional?” 32AdvocQ277.  It exposes the elephant in the room every time an Askov blitz diverts court resources from the civil to criminal court docket.  Is the right of criminal accuseds to a speedy trial worth more to Canadian society than injury victims… Read More

Source Theory and Guarantee Theory in Anglo-American Trade Marks Policy: A Critical Legal Study

“Source Theory and Guarantee Theory in Anglo-American Trade Marks Policy: A Critical Legal Study,” 72JPatTrademarkOffSocy255, in the Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A.  I published this essay on trade mark law in 1990, and it was cited in two academic works, Smith, “The Unresolved Tension between Trademark Protection and Free Movement of… Read More

Henderson and Akazaki co-authored OBA Response to Osborne Civil Justice Project

Peter Henderson and Lee Akazaki co-authored the Ontario Bar Association’s Position Paper for the Ontario Civil Justice Reform Project, headed by retired Associate Chief Justice Osborne.  Most of the recommendations were adopted and now form part of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure. Terms of use / Mentions légales

Debating Access to Justice on TVO’s The Agenda

Click above or follow the links here to view the video of the Agenda programme, with Justice Gloria Epstein Justice Gloria Epstein, Dean Lorne Sossin, Matt Cohen, Judith McCormick, and Lee Akazaki on @LeeAkazaki follower The Agenda with Steve Paikin: OBA site, Law is Cool Site, TVO Site. Terms of use / Mentions légales