Andrew Coyne on Post-Employment Conflict of Interest Restrictions

Andrew Coyne with a sarcastic take on “a chorus of voices” that are criticizing the post-employment provisions of the Conflict of Interest Act (Canada): http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/andrew-coyne-listen-theres-nothing-we-couldnt-fix-in-this-country-if-we-only-had-looser-lobbying-rules

I take some issue with his description of lawyering (and journalism) as weaselly; I certainly don’t think that applies to the kind of law I practice, and weaselly is more of a personality trait that can apply to someone in any career. But this piece is meant to provoke a chuckle so we lawyers shouldn’t take it personally!

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