In addition to the Borderlines Podcast, which I co-host with Peter Edelmann and Deanna Okun-Nachoff, I have also started a podcast which focuses on topics in other areas of law.  The goal of the podcast is to both discuss legal issues and also ask lawyers throughout Vancouver about their perspectives on the practice of law.

Episode 1 – Douez v. Facebook (Forum Selection Clauses) with Chris Rhone

Doez v. Facebook is a 2017 Supreme Court of Canada decision in which the Supreme Court had to determine the enforceability of a forum selection clause.  The case involved a class action lawsuit brought in British Columbia alleging that Facebook’s Sponsored Stories breached their privacy.  Facebook argued that because its Terms of Use stated that users had to litigate any claims in California that the British Columbia courts lacked jurisdiction.

Episode 2 – Law Cans Episode 2 – Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. (Global Injunctions) with Daniel Cowper

Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. is a 2017 Supreme Court of Canada decision in which the Supreme Court had to determine whether a British Columbia company could seek a worldwide injunction to to enjoin Google from displaying any part of another company’s websites on any of Google’s search results worldwide.

Episode 3 – Law Cans Episode 3 – R v. Alex (Challenging Breathalyzer Results) with Kyla Lee

R v. Alex. is a 2017 Supreme Court of Canada decision in which the Supreme Court had to determine whether the Crown needed to prove that a police officer’s request that an individual blow into an approved screening device was reasonable before it could admit the results of the breathalyzer without having to call a toxicologist and a technician as a witness.