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Thursday Thinkpiece: Schulz & Youn on Women Lawyers in Film

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Monsters & Madwomen? Neurosis, Ambition and Mothering in Women Lawyers in Film
Forthcoming in Law, Culture and Humanities (2016)

Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz is an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law and co-author of A Transnational Study of Law and Justice on TV. JiHyun Youn was a 3L . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Locked Down—Practical Information Security for Lawyers

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Locked Down: Practical Information Security for LawyerS, 2nd edition

Enter the discount code LD2016 when purchasing this book online from the ABA. Discount valid until 1/1/2017.

Copyright 2016 © by the American Bar Association. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Lean Out—How to Dismantle the Corporate Barriers That Hold Women Back

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Lean Out—How to Dismantle the Corporate Barriers that Hold Women Back

Maureen Fitzgerald
© 2016 CenterPoint Media. Reprinted with permission.

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD is a gender diversity advisor and author of 11 books. She practised labor and policy law for 20 years and taught at two universities. She has a BComm, JD, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Getting Clients—For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Getting Clients: For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton
© 2016 Merrilyn Astin Tarlton/Attorney at Work. Reprinted with permission. Available November 1; pre-order now and receive a 10% discount by using the code gettingclientts10

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton has been helping lawyers think differently about the business of practicing law for . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Sharp on the Right of Access to Justice Under the Rule of Law

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

The Right of Access to Justice Under the Rule of Law: Guaranteeing an Effective Remedy

Graham Sharp, 3rd year student, University of Saskatchewan College of Law

Winner of the 2016 Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize. The Prize recognizes a paper that makes a significant contribution to scholarship concerning the administration . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Harrington on Niche Practices and Becoming an Expert

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

One of a Kind: A Proven Path to a Profitable Law Practice
© 2016 Attorney at Work. Reprinted with permission.

Jay Harrington is an attorney and co-founder of Harrington, where he leads the agency’s Brand Strategy, Content Creation and Client Service teams to help lawyers and law firms increase market awareness and improve . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Bakht & Collins on Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Sites

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

The Earth is Our Mother: Freedom of Religion and the Preservation of Aboriginal Sacred Sites in Canada
(2017) 62:3 McGill Law Journal (forthcoming)

Natasha Bakht, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, Ottawa
Lynda Collins, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, Ottawa

Excerpt: Abstract, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Hilary Young’s Empirical Study of Canadian Defamation Actions

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

The Canadian Defamation Action: An Empirical Study

Hilary Young, Associate Professor, UNB Fredericton Faculty of Law

Excerpt: Introduction, Results: Damages, and Conclusion
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the SSRN version via the link above]

Introduction

This article presents the results of the first quantitative study of Canadian defamation actions. It . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyers

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyers: Will the Kids be as Important as the Courtroom?

Shannon R. Webb, Professor at Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, Fanshawe College
Catherine Loughlin, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Mobilization at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University

First published in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Looking for Ashley — What Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families in Canada

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Looking for Ashley: What Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families in Canada
© 2015 Demeter Press. Reprinted with permission.

Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich, Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University (@RebeccaBromwich)

Excerpt: Chapter 1: The Project

Telling Stories

Once upon a . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: In Search of the Ethical Lawyer

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form.

In Search of the Ethical Lawyer: Stories from the Canadian Legal Profession
© 2016 UBC Press. Paperback version will be available online and in bookstores July 1, 2016.

Author: Micah Rankin is an Assistant Professor at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC.

Editors: Alice Woolley is Professor of Law at the University . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: McCormick on “by the Court” Decisions

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‘By the Court’: The Untold Story of a Canadian Judicial Innovation

Peter McCormick
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 53(3), 2016, Forthcoming

Excerpt: pp 1-6, 18-27. Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above.

What do the BCE case of 2008, the Securities Reference case of 2010, the . . . [more]

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