55: Licensing Law (Brian Osler) - May 27, 2020

This week on Lawyered, we’re speaking about the rules impacting licensed professionals – including lawyers, teachers, doctors and more! Our guest is Brian Osler, the legal director at the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council.

Topics: duty to cooperate with professional regulators; moral blameworthiness as a sentencing factor; and immediate suspensions of licensed companies.

51: Esports Law (Josh Marcus) - April 1, 2020

We’re kicking off Season 6 with a legal deep-dive into the emerging world of competitive video gaming, featuring esports lawyer, Josh Marcus

Topics: esports athletes as independent contractors vs employees; contractual issues for esports player agreements; and choice(s) of law for the esports landscape.

50: Political Law (Husein Panju) - July 31, 2019

In honour of hitting the 50-episode mark, we’re flipping the script and putting the LawyerEd host, Husein Panju, in the guest seat to chat about elections, lobbying and other aspects of political law.

Topics: the federal lobbyists’ code of conduct; new changes for political contributions; and curbing foreign meddling in our elections.

This episode also features Sean Robichaud (from the “Of Counsel” podcast) who sits in as guest host.

48: Poverty Law (Shalini Konanur) - July 3, 2019

On this episode, we’re taking a thoughtful look at the legal issues facing low-income persons, featuring Shalini Konanur, the Executive Director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)!

Topics: systemic racism/poverty considerations in criminal sentencing; ODSP eligibility changes; and employment law protections for low-income persons.