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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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Thursday Thinkpiece: Kerr on the Chronic Failure to Control Prisoner Isolation

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 Chronic Failure to Control Prisoner Isolation in US and Canadian Law

Lisa Kerr, Assistant Professor, Queen’s University Faculty of Law
(2015) Queen’s Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2, 482-530

Excerpt: Introduction, Sections II & V
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above]

Introduction

There are . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach Anleu, Mack & Tutton on Judicial Humour

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.

Judicial Humour in the Australian Courtroom

Sharyn Roach Anleu, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University
Kathy Mack, Emerita Professor, School of Law, Flinders University
Jordan Tutton, BA Candidate, LLB/LP Candidate, Flinders University

38(2) Melbourne University Law Review 621-665 | Findings from the Judicial Research . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Buhler on Moral Anger and Clinical Legal Education

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.

Troubling Feelings: Moral Anger and Clinical Legal Education

Sarah M. Buhler, Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan College of Law
(2014) 37 Dalhousie Law Journal 397

Excerpt: Abstract and Sections III & IV
[Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above]

Abstract

Many law students experience strong and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: A Barrister’s Perspective of the New Zealand Supreme Court, 10 Years In

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 Supreme Court of New Zealand 2004-2013
© 2015 Thomson Reuters New Zealand
edited by Matthew Barber and Mary-Rose Russell, Senior Lecturers in Law, Auckland University of Technology

Excerpt: selections from Chapter 3: A Barrister’s Perspective by James Farmer QC

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

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kaufman on Alternative Legal Career Paths

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.

Out of Practice: Exploring Legal Career Paths in Canada
Leeann Beggs, Director of Student and Associate Programs at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP – Ottawa
Amy Kaufman, Head of William R. Lederman Law Library, Queen’s University

© 2015 Carswell. Reprinted with permission.

Excerpts: from Introduction and Chapter 7
[Footnotes omitted. They can . . . [more]

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