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Thursday Thinkpiece: Morton & Snow on the Harper Conservatives and the Canadian Judiciary

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.

Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

Editors: F.L. Morton & Dave Snow
ISBN: 978-1-55238-990-4 (Paperback)
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Page Count: 693
Publication Date: August 2018
Regular Price: $49.99 CAD / $49.99 USD

Excerpt: Introduction to Chapter 11: The Harper Conservatives and the Canadian Judiciary, by F.L. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Wald on the Academic “Billable” Hour

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.

A Thought Experiment About the Academic ‘Billable’ Hour or Law Professors’ Work Habits

Eli Wald is the Charles W. Delaney Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. A legal ethics expert, Wald has written on topics such as diversity and inclusiveness, lawyers and cybersecurity, lawyer mobility, and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Rudin on Accommodating Indigenous Cultural Practices in Court

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Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System: A Practitioner’s Handbook

Author: Jonathan Rudin
Foreword: The Honorable Justice Harry S LaForme, Ontario Court of Appeal
General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli

ISBN: 978-1-77255-304-8
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 305
Publication Date: August, 2018

Regular Price: $115
Series Subscription Price: $100 . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Grace and Wisdom–Patrick G. Kerwin, Chief Justice of Canada

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Grace and Wisdom: Patrick G. Kerwin, Chief Justice of Canada

ISBN: 9781927032978 (hardcover), 9781927032688 (softcover)
Page count: 340
Publication date: May 2018
Price: $36 (hardcover) or $24 (softcover), + $5 shipping
To purchase: visit www.chiefjusticekerwin.ca or Petra Books
Publisher: Petra Books
© Stephen G. McKenna 2018
Contact: contact@chiefjusticekerwin.ca

Excerpts from various chapters . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: De Vries on Legal Research and Reasoning in a Digital Medium

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Legal Research, Legal Reasoning and Precedent in Canada in the Digital Age

Jonathan de Vries is a Partner at Shillingtons LLP in London, Ontario and a PhD Candidate at Western University.

(2018) 48 Advocates’ Quarterly 1.

Excerpt: Sections 1, 4, 5 and 6

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

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Anticipating and Managing the Psychological Cost of Civil Litigation

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Anticipating and Managing the Psychological Cost of Civil Litigation

Michaela Keet and Heather Heavin have published extensively about Litigation Risk Assessment. For access to some of this work, see the CREATE Justice website. Professor Heavin is Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, and Professor Michaela
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Thursday Thinkpiece: Sossin on Law Schools as Social Innovation

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Law School as Social Innovation

Lorne Sossin, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
(2017) 48 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 225-236

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

I. INTRODUCTION

In July of 2016, I had the good fortune to spend an eventful week . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Women in Criminal Justice – True Cases by and About Canadian Women and the Law

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WOMEN IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE: TRUE CASES BY AND ABOUT CANADIAN WOMEN AND THE LAW

Authors: Susan Lang , Nancy Morrison, Lise Maisonneuve, Danielle Coté, Iona Jaffe, Kim Pate, Jennifer Briscoe, Catherine Dunn, Kaysi Fagan, Deborah Hatch, Karen Hudson, Barbara Jackman, Lucie Joncas, Susan Kyle, Jill Presser, Rosellen Sullivan, Jennifer Trehearne

Foreword by: . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Harrington on the Essential Associate

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THE ESSENTIAL ASSOCIATE: STEP UP, STAND OUT, AND RISE TO THE TOP AS A YOUNG LAWYER

Author: Jay Harrington

ISBN: 978-0999554524
Page Count: 244
Publication Date: March 22, 2018

Price: $23.99 (USD)

Also available via Amazon and Kindle.

© 2018 by Jay Harrington / Harrington Communications LLC. All rights reserved.

Excerpt: . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Chan and Magotiaux on Digital Evidence

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DIGITAL EVIDENCE: A PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

Authors: Gerald Chan and Susan Magotiaux
Foreword: The Honorable Thomas A. Cromwell
General Editors: Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli and Brian H. Greenspan

ISBN: 978-1-77255-230-0
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 235
Publication Date: November, 2017

Regular Price: $99
Series Subscription Price: $85

© 2017 Irwin Law. All rights reserved. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Neil Guthrie on Better Legal Writing

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GUTHRIE’S GUIDE TO BETTER LEGAL WRITING

Author: Neil Guthrie

ISBN: 978-1-55221-472-5
Publisher: Irwin Law
Page Count: 200 pp
Publication Date: December 2017

Regular Price: $55

© 2017 Irwin Law. All rights reserved.

Excerpt: Preface.

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This book began out of frustration.

Frustration at the turgid, pedantic, Latin-filled, jargon-ridden, misspelt, ungrammatical, and . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Brown and Witkin on Prosecuting and Defending Sexual Offence Cases

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PROSECUTING AND DEFENDING SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES: A PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

Authors: Daniel Brown, Jill Witkin
Foreword: Marie Henein
General Editors: Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli, Brian H. Greenspan

ISBN: 978-1-77255-082-5
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 446
Publication Date: October 2017

Regular Price: $99
Series Subscription Price: $85

© 2017 Emond Publishing. All rights reserved. . . . [more]

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