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Thursday Thinkpiece: Modern Criminal Evidence

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.

Modern Criminal Evidence

General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Justice Vincenzo Rondinelli
Authors: Matthew Gourlay, Brock Jones, Justice Renee Pomerance, Glen Crisp, Jill D. Makepeace
Foreword: Justice David H. Doherty
ISBN: 978-1-77255-642-1
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 792
Publication Date: August 2021
Regular Price: $295 (print), $271 E-book

Excerpt: from Chapter 2: . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Legal Data and Information in Practice

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Legal Data and Information in Practice: How Data and the Law Interact

Author: Sarah Sutherland
ISBN: 9780367649883
Publisher: Routledge
Page Count: 170
Publication Date: January 2022
Regular Price: $52 (softcover)

Excerpt: Chapter 6: Issues with using legal data, sections 6.1-6.7

6.1 Introduction

The increased use of data in the legal system has . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: No Legal Way Out–R v Ryan, Domestic Abuse, and the Defence of Duress

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No Legal Way Out: R v Ryan, Domestic Abuse, and the Defence of Duress

Author: Nadia Verrelli and Lori Chambers
ISBN: 9780774838092
Publisher: UBC Press
Series: Landmark Cases in Canadian Law
Page Count: 208
Publication Date: August 2021
Regular Price: $27.95 (paperback) | Series subscriber price: $22.00

Excerpt: From the Introduction. . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Constitutional Pariah–Reference Re Senate Reform and the Future of Parliament

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Constitutional Pariah: Reference re Senate Reform and the Future of Parliament

Author: Emmett Macfarlane
ISBN: 9780774866224
Publisher: UBC Press
Series: Landmark Cases in Canadian Law
Page Count: 198
Publication Date: April 2021
Regular Price: $27.95 (paperback) | Series subscriber price: $22.00

Excerpt: From Chapter 1 [Footnotes omitted. They can be found in . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Litigating Artificial Intelligence

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Litigating Artificial Intelligence

Authors: Jill Presser, Jesse Beatson, Gerald Chan
ISBN: 978-1-77255-764-0
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 368
Publication Date: May 2021
Regular Price: $149 (softcover)

Excerpt: Chapter 17: Coda–Litigating in An Era of Thinking Software [Footnotes omitted]

Artificial intelligence (AI) has migrated from our imaginations into government departments, courtrooms, consumer products, . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Guthrie’s Guide to Better Legal Writing, 2/e

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Guthrie’s Guide to Better Legal Writing, 2/e

Author: Neil Guthrie
ISBN: 9781552215692
Publisher: Irwin Law Inc.
Page Count: 300 pages
Publication Date: April 9, 2021
Regular Price: $60

Excerpt: 159–62 and 255–60 [cross-references and citations omitted]

TERMS FOR LAWYERS

Counsel

Counsel is an ancient term for one’s legal advisers as a body . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Temporary Entry Into the Canadian Labour Market

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Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market

Series: Immigration Law Series
Authors: Stephen Green, Alexandra Cole, Cristina Guida and Peter Salerno
General Editors: Chantal Desloges & Cathryn Sawicki
ISBN: 978-1-77462-011-3
Publisher: Emond Publishing
Page Count: 462
Publication Date: February 2021
Regular Price: $99

Excerpt: Chapter 5 “Authorization to Work Without a Work . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: National Security Law, 2e

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National Security Law, 2e

Editors: Craig Forcese & Leah West
ISBN: Print (Paperback): 9781552215517
Publisher: Irwin Law
Page Count: 800 pages
Publication Date: December 1, 2020
Regular Price: $75.00

Excerpt from pages 3–7; 23–29; 57–61 (citations omitted)

Chapter 1: Scope

This is a book about the law governing the Canadian state’s response . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Laws of the Constitution–Consolidated

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Laws of the Constitution: Consolidated

Author: Donald F. Bur
ISBN: 978-1-77212-490-3
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Page Count: 960
Publication Date: November 2020
Regular Price: $250.00 (hardback)

Excerpt: From the Preface

Preface

Generally, a “constitution” is simply a foundational document or documents. Because the modern state is very complicated, there is nevertheless . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Sentencing in Canada–Essays in Law, Policy, and Practice

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Sentencing in Canada: Essays in Law, Policy, and Practice

Editors: David Cole & Julian Roberts
ISBN: Print (Paperback): 9781552215395
Publisher: Irwin Law
Page Count: 498 pages
Publication Date: August 24, 2020
Regular Price: $75.00

Excerpt from Chapter 16: Evaluating the Youth Sentencing Regime in Comparison with Adult Court, by Andrea EE Tuck-Jackson . . . [more]

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Silver on Creative Renewal During COVID-19

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That Time of Year
Lex-Electronica.org n°25-4 2020, page 216-219

Lisa A. Silver is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, She blogs and podcasts at ideablawg.ca.

“That time of year thou mayest in me behold” is from Sonnet 73, one of Shakespeare’s best-known sonnets. A metaphor for . . . [more]

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

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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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