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Canada v. Merlini: Canada’s Reply Brief

Posted on May 12, 2020

For those of you following the Merlini case, Canada filed its reply brief last week. The case is scheduled to be discussed at the Court’s May 21 conference. It’s possible though by no means certain that we will know what the court will do on May 25, but it’s also quite possible given the subject-matter of the case that the Court could call for the views of the Solicitor General, which would put off any decision about whether to take the case until the fall.

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Canada v. Merlini: Brief in Opposition Filed

Posted on April 21, 2020

For those of you following the Merlini litigation, the case of the worker injured on the job at the Canadian consulate in Boston, here is the brief in opposition I filed today. Because the other side will get the chance to file one more brief at this stage, I will not comment on the brief but will instead point you to my archive of previous coverage. The only thing I will say is that I am glad I found the image attached to this post (I have modified the original image a little bit), because it fits the case nicely: the two flags with the word “consulate” in between. I will continue to keep you posted on developments in the case.

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