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Defining the Ethics of the Government Lawyer with Professor Adam Dodek and Michael Morris Posted on Sun, 26 Jan 2014 22:10:00 +0000
Despite a significant place in the legal profession, little attention has been given to the unique ethical challenges of the government lawyer. We spoke with Professor Adam Dodek (University of Ottawa) and Michael Morris (Department of Justice) on their efforts to change that.
Supreme Court Winter 2014 Preview, featuring Eugene Meehan, QC Posted on Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:00:00 +0000
The Supreme Court started its winter term January 13th. To get a sense of what cases and issues are coming up, we spoke with our expert court-watcher Eugene Meehan, a litigator at Supreme Advocacy LLP and McGill grad.
The Senate Reference, Part V, and the Future of Constitutional Reform Posted on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:02:00 +0000
In November, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of reforming, or even abolishing, the Senate. We sat down with Professor Carissima Mathen of the University of Ottawa and Dean Daniel Jutras of McGill to make sense of this vital yet complex case.
Cyberfeminism and the eGirls Project with Professor Jane Bailey Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:52:04 +0000
In this episode, Laura Rhodes met with Professor Jane Bailey of the University of Ottawa to discuss her work with the eGirls Project, which studies privacy, security, and equality in the increasingly online lives of young women.
La controverse Nadon avec Maître Bernard Synnott et Professeur Paul Daly Posted on Wed, 06 Nov 2013 16:27:00 +0000
Dans cet épisode, Eloïse Gagné parle avec Maître Bernard Synnott, Vice-Président du Barreau du Québec, et Professeur Paul Daly, de l’Université de Montréal, sur l’affaire complexe de la nomination du juge Marc Nadon à la Cour suprême.
“Universality”, Subjectivity, and International Law, featuring Professor Mohsen al Attar Posted on Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:36:37 +0000
In this episode, Alyssa Clutterbuck sat down with Professor Mohsen al Attar of Queen’s University Belfast to discuss his provocative article in the latest issue of the MLJ, “Reframing the “Universality” of International Law in a Globalizing World”.
AG Canada v Bedford, Part II – Alan Young, Daniel Weinstock, and Russell Browne Posted on Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:13:13 +0000
This summer, the SCC heard arguments for Attorney General of Canada v Bedford, a high-profile constitutional challenge to Canada’s current approach to prostitution. In this episode, part 2 of 2, we discuss the principle of “harm reduction” in Charter jurisprudence and what it means for the rule of law.
AG Canada v Bedford, Part I – Alan Young & Russell Browne Posted on Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:07:14 +0000
This summer, the SCC heard arguments for Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford, a high-profile constitutional challenge to Canada’s current approach to prostitution. In this episode, part 1 of 2, we discuss the history, the positions, and what’s at stake.
The Supreme Court is back in session October 7th, and this fall is going to be a big one. We sat down with SCC expert Eugene Meehan, QC, of Supreme Advocacy LLP, to discuss some upcoming cases and their legal significance.
Racial Profiling in the Canadian Context, featuring Fo Niemi and Tamara Thermitus Posted on Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:26:27 +0000
The Trayvon Martin shooting has ignited a debate in the US about racial profiling. We met with Fo Niemi, executive director of CRARR, and Tamara Thermitus, Ad.E., who has written on race and the law, to discuss these issues in the Canadian context.
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