Talking Trusts and Estates with Catherine Watson Coles

By: Melissa Pike

Catherine Watson Coles is a partner at McInnes Cooper who works primarily in Trusts and Estates. She regularly travels to the firm’s offices throughout Atlantic Canada to facilitate business development and provide training. As an active member of legal community, she gives presentations as part of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, the Canadian … Continued

Fundamental Principles of Whose Justice?

By: Kevin Hong

When asked about my exchange last semester to Tsinghua University in Beijing, I tend to recount the classes I had on interrogations and torture in Chinese criminal law. I don’t tell the story to demonize the People’s Republic of China though. I always clarify that torture is technically prohibited by law in China. No, I … Continued

Lawyers Without Borders December Newsletter: Standing Rock

By: Natasha Puka

Amnesty International and the United Nations dispatch teams to Standing Rock Article 20 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) protects the right to peaceful assembly and association. The ability to gather in the name of a common cause and protest is rooted in international humanitarian ideals of community, democracy and freedom of speech. … Continued