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Price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic

Price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic

 For retailers, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure By Tony Paciocco, Lawyer at Edelson Law Barristers April 1, 2020 Premier Doug Ford is coming for you if you are found to be charging “unconscionable prices” for “necessary goods” during this state of emergency. He is determined to put an end to those “trying to profit off”…

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Why defence lawyers are never hired by the guilty

Why defence lawyers are never hired by the guilty

By Michael Edelson, Lawyer at Edelson Law Barristers This piece was originally published in 2012 in the firm’s Ottawa Citizen column on fundamental legal rights and freedoms, entitled “Right to Know”. How can you defend all of those guilty murderers, child pornographers, sex perverts and terrorists? This question, or some variation of it, has been asked of me and every…

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