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“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.
‘Unsteady Allegiances’: Freedom of Religion in Quebec, featuring Professor Muñiz-Fraticelli Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:42:00 +0000
In recent months, Quebec has witnessed a number of high-profile clashes over religious freedom. We met with Professor Victor Muñiz-Fraticelli of McGill University to talk about three – concerning schooling, public prayer, and religious headwear – and what they say about Quebecois culture in 2013.
A Necessary Act? The Defence of Necessity and Global Warming, featuring Dr. Hugo Tremblay Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:09:59 +0000
We sat down with Dr. Hugo Tremblay of Montréal’s Centre for International Sustainable Development Law to discuss his fascinating article in the latest issue of the MLJ, “Eco-Terrorists facing Armageddon: The Defence of Necessity and Legal Normativity in the Context of Environmental Crisis”.
Tax Avoidance, Tax Evasion, and Tax Justice with Professor Allison Christians Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:37:58 +0000
Apple, Google, Starbucks: Some of the biggest corporations on the planet are paying virtually no tax on the profits they make. We sat down with Professor Allison Christians, H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, to discuss fairness and justice in taxes.
Myriad Genetics and Patenting Human Genes, featuring Professor Richard Gold and Serge Shahinian Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2013 15:09:49 +0000
The US Supreme Court will soon rule on the controversial question of whether human genes are patentable. Professor Richard Gold, who submitted an amicus brief to the Court on the case, and Serge Shahinian, a patent agent at Goudreau Gage Dubuc, discuss.
Eric v Lola, featuring Professor Robert Leckey and Maître Johanne O’Hanlon Posted on Thu, 16 May 2013 16:32:11 +0000
Are Quebec’s marriage laws unconstitutional? This was the question in the recent Supreme Court case of Eric v Lola. Maître Johanne O’Hanlon, who intervened in the case on behalf of LEAF, and Professor Robert Leckey, an expert on family law, discuss.
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