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Thursday Thinkpiece: Prosecuting and Defending Drug Cases–A Practitioner’s Handbook

Periodically on Thursdays, 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.

Prosecuting and Defending Drug Cases: A Practitioner’s Handbook

Author: Nathan Gorham, Jeremy Streeter and Breana Vandebeek
Foreword: Eric V. Gottardi, Peck and Company Barristers
General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli

ISBN: 978-1-77255-4298
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 340
Publication Date: June, 2019

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Remarkable True Story of Florence Kinrade

Periodically on Thursdays, 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.

Florence Kinrade: Lizzie Borden of the North

Author: Frank Jones
Page count: 288
ISBN: 9781988824352
Publisher: Durvile Publications
Publication date: May 31, 2019

Excerpt: Summary & from Chapter 4: Starting the Inquest All Over Again

Summary

With Florence Kinrade: Lizzie Borden of the North, Durvile’s True Cases series takes a spin . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Risks of Technology in the Law Classroom

Periodically on Thursdays, 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 Risks of Technology in the Law Classroom: Why the Next Great Development in Legal Education Might be Going Low-Tech

(2018) 51:3 UBC L REV 773

Nikos Harris, Q.C., Instructor, Director of Experiential Learning, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Excerpt: Introduction (pp 773-775), “Implementing a Low-Tech . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Social Justice as a Professional Duty

Periodically on Thursdays, 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.

Social Justice as a Professional Duty: Effectively Meeting Law Student Demand for Social Justice by Teaching Social Justice as a Professional Competency

87 University of Cincinnati Law Review 77 (2018/19)

Spencer Rand is a Clinical Professor of Law at Beasley School of Law, Temple University. He teaches Poverty Law as a writing . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Mini-Law School–Civic Education Making a Difference in the Community

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Mini-Law School: Civic Education Making a Difference in the Community

Seattle Journal for Social Justice, Vol. 16, p. 381, 2018

Beth D. Cohen, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs| Director, Legal Research and Writing Program | Professor of Law at Western New England University School of Law
Pat Newcombe, Associate . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Implicating the System–Judicial Discourses in the Sentencing of Indigenous Women

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Implicating the System: Judicial Discourses in the Sentencing of Indigenous Women

Elspeth Kaiser-Derrick was called to the Bar in British Columbia after articling at a criminal defence firm and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.

ISBN: 978-0-88755-828-3
Publisher: University . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Class Actions in Canada

Periodically on Thursdays, 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.

Class Actions in Canada: The Promise and Reality of Access to Justice

Jasminka Kalajdzic is an associate professor and former associate dean of law at the University of Windsor and has a background in private practice as a civil litigator. She is the editor of Accessing Justice: Appraising Class Actions Ten Years . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Fostering the Role of the Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller

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Happily Ever After: Fostering the Role of the Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller
20 Tenn. J. Bus. L. 491 (2019)

Karen J. Sneddon, Professor of Law, Mercer University School of Law and Susan M. Chesler, Clinical Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Excerpt: Parts I through Part V, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Canadian Legal Professionals’ Information Activities–What Do They Do, and How Do They Tweet?

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Canadian Legal Professionals’ Information Activities: What Do They Do, and How Do They Tweet?
In Canadian Law Library Review 43:4

Hannah Steeves, Instruction & Reference Librarian at Sir James Dunn Law Library, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Excerpt: Two sections, Literature Review and Further Research, have been omitted, along with . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: When Canadian Courts Cite the Major Philosophers–Who Cites Whom in Canadian Caselaw

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When Canadian Courts Cite the Major Philosophers: Who Cites Whom in Canadian Caselaw

Queen’s University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-090; CLLR 42:2

Nancy McCormack is an Associate Professor and Law Librarian at Queen’s University. She has authored and co-authored numerous books including the How to Understand Statutes and Regulations, Annotated Federal . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Impaired Driving and Other Criminal Code Driving Offences–A Practitioner’s Handbook

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Impaired Driving and Other Criminal Code Driving Offences

Author: Karen Jokinen and Peter Keen
Foreword: The Honorable Joseph Di Luca, Superior Court of Justice
General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli

ISBN: 978-1-77255-292-8
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 467
Publication Date: November, 2018

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Elephant in the Courtroom

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Understanding Justice Needs: The Elephant in the Courtroom

Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) | November 2018

Excerpt: Project Introduction & Chapter 6: Enabling the Justice Sector Transition

Project Introduction

For the first time, we quantify and pinpoint the yearly need for fair solutions. In this report, we estimate that each . . . [more]

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