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Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male 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.

Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyers: Will the Kids be as Important as the Courtroom?

Shannon R. Webb, Professor at Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, Fanshawe College
Catherine Loughlin, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Mobilization at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University

First published in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Looking for Ashley — What Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families 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.

Looking for Ashley: What Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families in Canada
© 2015 Demeter Press. Reprinted with permission.

Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich, Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University (@RebeccaBromwich)

Excerpt: Chapter 1: The Project

Telling Stories

Once upon a . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: In Search of the Ethical Lawyer

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.

In Search of the Ethical Lawyer: Stories from the Canadian Legal Profession
© 2016 UBC Press. Paperback version will be available online and in bookstores July 1, 2016.

Author: Micah Rankin is an Assistant Professor at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC.

Editors: Alice Woolley is Professor of Law at the University . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: McCormick on “by the Court” Decisions

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.

‘By the Court’: The Untold Story of a Canadian Judicial Innovation

Peter McCormick
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 53(3), 2016, Forthcoming

Excerpt: pp 1-6, 18-27. Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the original via the link above.

What do the BCE case of 2008, the Securities Reference case of 2010, the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Downie on Pathways to Law Reform for Voluntary Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

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.

Permitting Voluntary Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Law Reform Pathways for Common Law Jurisdictions

Jocelyn Downie, SJD, FRSC, FCAHS; Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine, Dalhousie University
Queensland University of Technology Law Review Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 84-112

Excerpt: Introduction and Sections III-VI | Footnotes omitted. They can be found in the . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Hall-Coates on Digital Media and the Open Court Principle

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.

Following Digital Media into the Courtroom: Publicity and the Open Court Principle in the Information Age
(2015) 24 Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies 101

Shauna Hall-Coates
Shauna Hall-Coates completed a combined JD/MLIS from Dalhousie University in 2015, and will be called to the Nova Scotia Bar in June 2016.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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