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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

Regular Price: $115
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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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Thursday Thinkpiece: Truth and Conviction–Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

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Truth and Conviction: Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

L. Jane McMillan is the former Canada Research Chair for Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Communities and chair of the Department of Anthropology at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. A former eel fisher and one of the original . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Competition Enforcement and Litigation in Canada

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Competition Enforcement and Litigation in Canada

Author: Antonio Di Domenico
Foreword: John Pecman, Commissioner of Competition (2013-2018)

ISBN: 978-1-55239-643-8
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 1100
Publication Date: October, 2018

Regular Price: $249 (print), $211 (e-book)

Excerpt: Chapter 4, Section IV, Bid Rigging, pages 118-125. [Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living

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A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living: Ordinary Lawyer’s Doing Extraordinary Things

Author: Paula Black
ISBN: 978-0-9768285-6-3
Publisher: Black Box Publishing
Page Count: 162 pages (paperback)
Publication Date: September 18, 2018
Price: Paperback – $19.97, Kindle – $9.97, Audible – $19.97

Excerpt: Chapter Eight

Finding Your Niche: It

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Sossin & Lawrence on Advocacy Before a Department or an Administrative Agency

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Administrative Law in Practice: Principles and Advocacy

Title: Administrative Law in Practice: Principles and Advocacy
Authors: Lorne Sossin and Emily Lawrence
Foreword: The Honorable Justice Freya Kristjanson, Ontario Superior Court of Justice

ISBN: 978-1-77255-141-9
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 320

Publication Date: June, 2018
Regular Price: $129 (print), $109 (e-book)

Excerpt: “Advocacy . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Benched–Passion for Law Reform

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Benched: Passion for Law Reform

Author: Hon. Nancy Morrison
Foreword: Stevie Cameron
ISBN: 9781988824130
Page count: 336
Publication Date: November 1, 2018

Excerpt: Chapter 30: Juries, and Chapter 53: Speaking to Sentence (Court Vignettes)

Chapter 30: Juries

I am a fan of juries. Twelve persons from all walks of life who serve . . . [more]

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