We’re very excited to be participating in the Clawbies for the first time! Here are our nominations for the 2015 Canadian Law Blog Awards:
This technology law blog is authored and run by Michael Geist, professor of law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section. Geist’s blog focuses on legal issues concerning new technologies, like Uber for example, and the regulation of a variety of issues, such as copyright, internet governance, privacy, spam, surveillance, telecom and more! With new blog posts every few days, the Michael Geist Blog is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in the regulation of new technologies in Canada and elsewhere and the challenging legal issues that these technologies present.
As the its name suggests, this helpful blog is run by the team at Kira Solution – an online platform that provides users with tools and advice concerning the review and analysis of complex legal documents. The blog, itself, also focuses on posts that are relevant to legal document review, due diligence and new developments in legal services technology, such as IBM’s Watson robot and its recent foray into the world of contract review. The blog also provides useful posts for young lawyers with tips of the trade and summaries of court decisions related to performing legal work. A great resource for any lawyer or law student looking for tips to improve their legal skills and stay up to date on developments in the industry.
Run by the Sport Law & Strategy Group, as the name suggests, this blog offers readers a consistent stream of sports-related posts concerning new legislation in that field, recent decisions related to athletics and current news in the industry. The blog allows readers to browse by category of blog post, which include conflicts of interest in sport, doping, defamation and recent case summaries. For a bit of change of pace, check it out for current news in the industry and a healthy volume of new blog posts each week.