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Thursday Thinkpiece: Ontario Civil Justice Reform in the Wake of COVID-19–Inspired or Institutionalized?

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.

Ontario Civil Justice Reform in the Wake of COVID-19: Inspired or Institutionalized?
Forthcoming in the Osgoode Hall Law Journal

Suzanne Chiodo is an Assistant Professor at Western Law and is currently completing her doctorate in class actions and group litigation at the University of Oxford.

Excerpt: Beyong Tinkering–Online Courts & Conclusion–Looking to . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Going Public–A Survivor’s Journey From Grief to Action

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.

Going Public: A Survivor’s Journey from Grief to Action

Dr. Julie Macfarlane is a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Windsor. She is the author of Going Public: A Survivor’s Journey from Grief to Action (Between the Lines, 2020). She was named a member of the Order . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Trump, Twitter & the Law

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.

Trump, Twitter & The Law

Author: Sheldon Burshtein

ISBN: 978-1-988824-61-1 (Trade Paperback)
Publisher: Durvile
Page Count: 796
Publication Date: September 1, 2020

Regular Price: $49.95 (Paperback)

Excerpt: Preface and Chapter 12: The Rule of Law [footnotes omitted]

Writing about the presidency of Donald J. Trump is like building a sandcastle too close . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Justice Crisis–The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

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 Justice Crisis: The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

Editors: Trevor C.W. Farrow & Lesley A. Jacobs

ISBN: 9780774863575
Publisher: UBC Press
Page Count: 368
Publication Date: September 1, 2020

Regular Price: $89.95 (Hardcover)

Excerpt: from the Introduction: “Taking Meaningful Access to Justice in Canada Seriously” [Citations omitted]

Access to justice . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Productivity Pivot

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 Productivity Pivot: Building a Profitable Legal Practice by Selling Yourself One Hour Every Day

Jay Harrington is an attorney, author, coach and consultant to lawyers and law firms. Prior to starting his consulting firm, Harrington Communications, Jay practiced law at large law firms Skadden and Foley & Lardner, and also co-founded . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Seeking the Court’s Advice–The Politics of the Canadian Reference Power

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.

Seeking the Court’s Advice: The Politics of the Canadian Reference Power

Author: Kate Puddister

ISBN: 9780774861113
Publisher: UBC Press
Page Count: 290
Publication Date: November 15, 2019
Regular Price: $32.95 (paperback)

Excerpt: from the Introduction
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original here]

The Canadian Case

The Canadian practice . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Ross Mackay–A Brilliant Criminal Lawyer

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.

Ross Mackay: A Brilliant Criminal Lawyer

Author: Jack Batten

ISBN: 9781988824390
Publisher: Durvile Publications
Page Count: 288
Publication Date: August 1, 2020
Regular Price: $29.95

Excerpt: Chapter 20 – On the Comeback Trail

The eighteen-year-old kid from Niagara Falls was pumped. It was the late summer of 1962, and he was on . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: By the Court–Anonymous Judgments at the Supreme Court of Canada

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By the Court: Anonymous Judgments at the Supreme Court of Canada

Authors: Peter McCormick and Marc D. Zanoni

ISBN: 9780774861724
Publisher: UBC Press
Page Count: 268
Publication Date: March 1, 2020

Regular Price: $32.95 (paperback)

Excerpt: From the Preface

This book represents an unusual co-authoring partnership, between a senior (and now emeritus) . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: The Law of Work, 2nd Edition

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 Law of Work, Second Edition

Authors: David J. Doorey (with contributors for selected chapters)

ISBN: 978-1-77255-618-6
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 696
Publication Date: March, 2020

Regular Price: $93 (print), $72 (e-book)

Excerpt: from Chapter 2, “A Framework for Analyzing the Law of Work,” pp. 20-26, in Part I: The Law . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Bankruptcy Law Picture Book

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.

Bankruptcy Law Picture Book: A Brief Intro to the Law of Bankruptcy, in Pictures

Wela Quan is a proud Albertan living in New York City. A former corporate lawyer in Toronto and in New York City, she now spends her time running a Brooklyn based ed-tech start-up and writing visual legal guides. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Loss & Damage From Climate Change–A Maturing Concept in Climate Law?

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Loss & Damage from Climate Change: A Maturing Concept in Climate Law?
Forthcoming in a special issue of Climate Policy: Loss and Damage after the Paris Agreement

Dr. Meinhard Doelle, Professor of Law at Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University; Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Dalhousie University
Sara L Seck, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: What Makes Court Forms Complex?

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.

What Makes Court Forms Complex? Studying Empirical Support for a Functional Literacy Approach
15:1 Journal of Law & Equality 31 (2019)

Amy Salyzyn, Associate Professor, Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa
Jacquelyn Burkell, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
Emma Costain, Associate Lawyer, Nelligan . . . [more]

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