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Thursday Thinkpiece: Troke-Barriault on ODR and Autism Spectrum Disorder

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.

Online Dispute Resolution and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Levelling the Playing Field in Disputes Involving Autistic Parties

Roland Troke-Barriault
First published in the Western Journal of Legal Studies, (2016) 6:2 online: UWO J Leg Stud 1 <http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/uwojls/vol6/iss2/1>.

Excerpts from: Abstract, Introduction, Sections I-III
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Mintah on Excluding the Indigent From the Public Sphere

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.

Excluding the Indigent from the Public Sphere

Amy Mintah
(2016) 2 Windsor Rev Legal Soc Issues — Digital Companion 26

Excerpt: Sections I-IV, VI-VII, XII
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above]

I. INTRODUCTION

“We are witnessing increasing marginalization, the deepening of stereotypes and the exiling of . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Kleefeld & Rattray on Editing Wikipedia for Law School Credit

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.

Write a Wikipedia Article for Law School Credit—Really?

John C. Kleefeld, Associate Professor, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan and Katelyn Rattray, Articling Student, Race & Company LLP.

65 J Legal Educ 597 (2016) © Association of American Law Schools

Excerpt: from the Introduction and Parts I-III | [Footnotes omitted. They . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Gebru on Protecting Traditional Knowledge Through Sui Generis IP 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.

International Intellectual Property Law and the Protection of Traditional Knowledge: From Cultural Conservation to Knowledge Codification

Aman K. Gebru, SJD Candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law

This article first appeared in the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law, Volume XV, page 293 (Winter, 2016).

Excerpt: Introduction . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Legal Imagination of Rod Macdonald

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 Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination

Janda, Richard, Jukier, Rosalie and Jutras, Daniel. The Unbounded Level of the Mind. Montreal: MQUP, 2015. Print | Reprinted with permission

Richard Janda, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at McGill University | Rosalie Jukier, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at McGill . . . [more]

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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. McElroy Law Blog  2. Rule of Law 3. Social Media for Law Firms  4. AvoidAClaim  5. SOQUIJ

McElroy Law Blog
Criminal law round-up

In what I’m hoping will be a monthly feature, here is a round-up of some of the last month’s news, cases and goings-on in criminal law . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Langille & Alon-Shenker on Law Firm Partners and the Scope of Labour Laws

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.

Law Firm Partners and the Scope of Labour Laws

Brian Langille, Professor of Law, University of Toronto and Pnina Alon-Shenker, Associate Professor and Director of Ryerson Law & Business Clinic, Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University

Reprinted with permission. (2015) 4:2 Canadian Journal of Human Rights 211

Excerpt: Introductory . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Anderson on Wrongful Convictions and Avenues of Redress

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.

Wrongful Convictions and the Avenues of Redress: The Post-Conviction Review Process in Canada
(2015) 20 Appeal 5

Andrea S. Anderson, PhD Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, @asandrson

Excerpt: Introduction & Part III
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above]

INTRODUCTION

In an ideal criminal justice . . . [more]

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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Lee Akazaki 2. Labour Pains 3. BC Injury Law and ICBC Claims Blog 4. Michael Geist 5. The Court

Lee Akazaki
From Law Office to lawPod: The Apple-ization of McCarthys

Yesterday’s Globe and Mail reported, in ‘McCarthy Tétrault’s Tracie Crook leading firm’s radical transformation,’ that the day of the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Davis on Using Business School Cases to Create Strategic Corporate 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.

Think Like a Businessperson: Using Business School Cases to Create Strategic Corporate Lawyers

Alicia J. Davis, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

Originally published in 59 ST. LOUIS U.L.J. 823 (2015) | Reprinted with permission of the Saint Louis University Law Journal © 2015 St. Louis University School of Law, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Romig on Legal Blogging and the Rhetorical Genre of Public Legal Writing

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.

Legal Blogging and the Rhetorical Genre of Public Legal Writing

Jennifer Murphy Romig, Instructor of Legal Writing, Research and Advocacy, Emory University School of Law
Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 12, 2015

Excerpt: Introduction, Section II, and Appendices

Introduction

Now is the time to bring scholarly attention to a new genre . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Cunningham on Reducing Oral Argument Nervousness With CBT

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.

Using Principles from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Nervousness in Oral Argument or Moot Court

Larry Cunningham, Associate Academic Dean and Professor of Legal Writing, St. John’s University School of Law
Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 586, 2015

Excerpt: Opening anecdote, Introduction, and Section IV
[Footnotes omitted. They can be . . . [more]

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