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Thursday Thinkpiece: Semple on Public Interest Theory of Lawyer Regulation

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.

Core Values: Professionalism and Independence Theories in Lawyer Regulation
Noel Semple
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2262518 [This paper is part of a book project with the working title Justicia’s Legions: Legal Services Regulation at the Crossroads.]

Excerpt prepared by the author.

[Footnotes have been converted to endnotes here.]

 

I. INTRODUCTION

North America is the common law . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Campbell on Innovation in Legal Services

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.

Rethinking Regulation and Innovation in the U.S. Legal Services Market
Ray Worthy Campbell
9 NYU Journal of Law and Business 1 (2012)

Excerpt: pp. 52-54

[Footnotes are omitted but are available in the full article online via the link above.]

V. THE STATE OF INNOVATION IN LEGAL SERVICES: WHAT IS HAPPENING AND WHAT . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Macfarlane on Supreme Court of Canada Clerks

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.

Governing from the Bench: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role
Emmett Macfarlane
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012

(NB. As before, the UBC Press offers Slaw readers a discount on the price. The code is SLAW-20, and the offer will expire July 15, 2013)

(Excerpt selected by the author.)

In Governing from . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Gratton on Personal Information

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.

Understanding Personal Information: Managing Privacy Risks
Eloïse Gratton
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

Excerpt from the introduction

[Footnotes omitted.]

However, circumstances have changed fundamentally since privacy was conceptualized as “individuals in control of their personal information” over 40 years ago. Individuals constantly give out personal information. The Internet now reaches billions of people around . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Dodek on the Canadian Constitution

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 Canadian Constitution
Adam Dodek
Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2013

Excerpt: pp. 11-12

I admit it. I love the Canadian Constitution. Sometimes I just don’t feel the love back. There was the time when I ordered the only existing Canadian Constitution book for my students and it got lost in transit (maybe it was . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Franklin on Debt Collection & Criminal 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.

Commercial Debt Collection in Canada: A Legal Handbook
David Franklin
Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2012

Preface

Familiarize yourself with all books of law and, for as long as you are a merchant, familiarize yourself with the Birka code. If you are familiar with the law, you will not be the victim of injustice

. . . [more]
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Thursday Thinkpiece: McGill and Kerr on Emanations and Privacy

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.

Reduction to Absurdity: Reasonable Expectations of Privacy and the Need for Digital Enlightenment
Jena McGill and Ian Kerr
Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2012 199 J. Bus et al. (Eds.)
IOS Press, 2012

Excerpt: pp. 199-202

[Footnotes omitted. They are available in the full version via the link above.]

Introduction

For all but the tiniest . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Arthurs on 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.

“Valour Rather Than Prudence”: Hard Times And Hard Choices For Canada’s Legal Academy
Harry Arthurs
(2013) 76 (1) Saskatchewan Law Review

Excerpt: Part C, The Return of Legal Fundamentalism

[Footnotes converted to endnotes and renumbered.]

I have not completed my catalogue of the hard times confronting our law schools. Perhaps the most serious . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Gavigan on Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains

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.

Hunger, Horses, and Government Men: Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905
Shelley A.M. Gavigan
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012

[Footnotes have been converted to endnotes.]

[Note: UBC Press has kindly offered Slaw readers a 20% discount on this book. The discount code to enter when ordering is SLAW-20.]

Excerpt #1, Poundmaker’s Horse . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Hunter on the International Criminal Court Case Matrix

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.

STRENGTHENING NATIONAL CAPACITY TO PROSECUTE GENOCIDE, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND WAR CRIMES WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEM
Emilie Hunter
in Innovations in Rule of Law, J. Botero, R. Janse, S. Mulle & C. Pratt Eds.
The Hague: The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law & The World Justice Project, 2012 . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Harper on the Crisis in the Legal Profession

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 Bubble: A Profession in Crisis
Steven J. Harper
New York: Basic Books, 2013

Excerpt from the Introduction chosen by the author.

INTRODUCTION

When I applied to law school in 1975, the nation was recovering from a severe and prolonged recession. Even so, I always assumed that I’d be able to make . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Ginsburg on the Future of National Constitutions

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 FUTURE OF NATIONAL CONSTITUTIONS IN A GLOBAL WORLD
Tom Ginsburg
in The Law of the Future and the Future of Law, S. Muller, S. Zouridis, M. Frishman & L. Kistemaker eds., Oslo: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2011

Excerpt: pages 148 – 151

The Future

Where will constitutions go in the next . . . [more]

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