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Thursday Thinkpiece: Competition Enforcement and Litigation 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.

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

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.

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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Thursday Thinkpiece: Bowman & Brodoff on Linking Legal Writing and Clinical Learning Through Transference

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Cracking Student Silos: Linking Legal Writing and Clinical Learning Through Transference

Mary Bowman, Director of the Legal Writing Program and Associate Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law
Lisa Brodoff, Director, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic and Associate Professor at Seattle University School of Law

Forthcoming in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Morton & Snow on the Harper Conservatives and the Canadian Judiciary

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Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

Editors: F.L. Morton & Dave Snow
ISBN: 978-1-55238-990-4 (Paperback)
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Page Count: 693
Publication Date: August 2018
Regular Price: $49.99 CAD / $49.99 USD

Excerpt: Introduction to Chapter 11: The Harper Conservatives and the Canadian Judiciary, by F.L. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Wald on the Academic “Billable” Hour

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A Thought Experiment About the Academic ‘Billable’ Hour or Law Professors’ Work Habits

Eli Wald is the Charles W. Delaney Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. A legal ethics expert, Wald has written on topics such as diversity and inclusiveness, lawyers and cybersecurity, lawyer mobility, and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Rudin on Accommodating Indigenous Cultural Practices in Court

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Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System: A Practitioner’s Handbook

Author: Jonathan Rudin
Foreword: The Honorable Justice Harry S LaForme, Ontario Court of Appeal
General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli

ISBN: 978-1-77255-304-8
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 305
Publication Date: August, 2018

Regular Price: $115
Series Subscription Price: $100 . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Grace and Wisdom–Patrick G. Kerwin, Chief Justice of Canada

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Grace and Wisdom: Patrick G. Kerwin, Chief Justice of Canada

ISBN: 9781927032978 (hardcover), 9781927032688 (softcover)
Page count: 340
Publication date: May 2018
Price: $36 (hardcover) or $24 (softcover), + $5 shipping
To purchase: visit www.chiefjusticekerwin.ca or Petra Books
Publisher: Petra Books
© Stephen G. McKenna 2018
Contact: contact@chiefjusticekerwin.ca

Excerpts from various chapters . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: De Vries on Legal Research and Reasoning in a Digital Medium

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Legal Research, Legal Reasoning and Precedent in Canada in the Digital Age

Jonathan de Vries is a Partner at Shillingtons LLP in London, Ontario and a PhD Candidate at Western University.

(2018) 48 Advocates’ Quarterly 1.

Excerpt: Sections 1, 4, 5 and 6

[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Anticipating and Managing the Psychological Cost of Civil Litigation

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Anticipating and Managing the Psychological Cost of Civil Litigation

Michaela Keet and Heather Heavin have published extensively about Litigation Risk Assessment. For access to some of this work, see the CREATE Justice website. Professor Heavin is Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, and Professor Michaela
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Thursday Thinkpiece: Sossin on Law Schools as Social Innovation

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Law School as Social Innovation

Lorne Sossin, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
(2017) 48 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 225-236

[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above]

I. INTRODUCTION

In July of 2016, I had the good fortune to spend an eventful week . . . [more]

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