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Thursday Thinkpiece: Webber on Evolution in Constitutional 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 Constitution of Canada: A Contextual Analysis

by Jeremy Webber © 2015 Hart Publishing. Reprinted with permission.

Author’s note: This excerpt comes from the very end of the book: pages 262 to 265. One of the book’s central themes is that any constitutional order is a work in progress, constantly being created . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Chatterjee on Anonymity and De-Identifying Family Case 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.

Balancing Privacy and the Open Court Principle of Family Law: Does De-Identifying Case Law Protect Anonymity?

Sujoy Chatterjee
Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 23 (2014)

Excerpt: pp 97-103

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

Analyzing the Open Court Principle

The open court principle is a . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Kimbro on Gamification for Law Firms

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.

Gamification for Law Firms

Stephanie L. Kimbro, Fellow at Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession and author of Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online (2nd Ed. ABA 2015).

Working paper published on March 13, 2015 and available on SSRN

Excerpt: Introduction and Part II

[Footnotes omitted. They . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Burningham on Courts, Challenges and Cures

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.

Courts, Challenges, and Cures: Legal Avenues for Patients with Rare Diseases to Challenge Health Care Coverage Decisions

Sarah Burningham | University of Saskatchewan College of Law
(2015) 1 Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law 317

Excerpt: Part III

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

III. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada

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.

Be Careful What You Wish For? Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada

Kent Roach, Professor and Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy at the University of Toronto | antiterrorlaw.ca
(2014) 40:1 Queen’s LJ 99

Excerpts: Introduction and Part I

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

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Mouris on Canada’s International Human Rights Obligations to MMIW

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.

Canada’s International Human Rights Obligations and the Tragedy of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Julie Mouris, J.D./M.A. (International Affairs) Candidate, 2015 | University of Ottawa / Carleton University
(2014) 1 Windsor Rev Legal Soc Issues — Digital Companion 32

Excerpt: Parts I and II

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

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Abbott on “Sponsoring Women”

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.

Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know

Ida O. Abbott

Excerpt: Chapter 3, “Sponsorship is More than Mentorship”. Excerpted with permission from Attorney at Work. $35 ($24 digital edition).

The practice of mentorship is well known and well established in today’s workplace. A mentor is someone who helps a more junior . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Salyzyn on the Judicial Regulation of Lawyers in Canada

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 Judicial Regulation of Lawyers in Canada

Amy Salyzyn
Dalhousie Law Journal, 2014, Forthcoming

Excerpt: Introduction and Part IV

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

Introduction

This article traces developments in lawyer regulation in Canada over the last forty years, with a focus on the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Gotthelf On, Um, Lawyers’ Verbal Fillers

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 Lawyer’s Guide to Um

Barbara Gotthelf
Legal Communication &Rhetoric: JALWD Fall 2014/Volume 11

Excerpt: Introduction and Parts I through III

In 2006, my son came home from his first day of eighth grade and reported that his Language Arts teacher, whom I will call Mr. Sweeney, had made a dire announcement: He . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Oughtred on Going It Alone

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.

Going it Alone: A Start up Guide for the Sole Practitioner, Second Edition

by Wendy Oughtred © 2014 Canada Law Book. Reprinted with permission.

Excerpt from: Chapter 4: Business Structures [Download the full chapter in PDF]

This chapter is about business styles. In a traditional sense, there are three to choose . . . [more]

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McCormick on Gender and Judgment Assignment on the SCC

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.

Who Writes? Gender and Judgment Assignment on the Supreme Court of Canada

Peter McCormick
Osgoode Hall Law Journal Vol. 51, no. 2 (2014): 595-626

Excerpt: Summary & Parts V, VI and VIII

[Footnote renumbered]

This article poses the question: Now that women are receiving an increasing share of the seats on the Supreme . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Oliphant on Creeping Monism in Charter Interpretation

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.

INTERPRETING THE CHARTER WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW: PITFALLS & PRINCIPLES

Benjamin Oliphant
APPEAL: Review of Current Law & Reform Vol. 19, no.1 (2014): 105-129

Excerpt: Part II

(Footnotes omitted. They are available in the online version via the link above.)

II. PRESUMPTIONS OF COMPLIANCE AND CREEPING MONISM

A number of critics have suggested that . . . [more]

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