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Wired Magazine has an interesting article by James Bamford on the new spy center of the National Security Agency who Bamford claims has turned its surveillance apparatus on the US and its citizens. It has established listening posts throughout the...Wired Magazine has an interesting article by...
Our colleague and friend passed away. His funeral service will be held tomorrow, Monday, March 19, at 4pm in the chapel of the Jewish Cemetary at 7622 101 Avenue.Our colleague and friend passed away. His funeral service will be held tomorrow, Monday, March 19, at 4pm in the chapel of the...
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the appeal in Clements (Litigation Guardian of) v. Clements, 2011 BCCA 581, reversing 2009 BCSC 112; leave to appeal granted 2011 CanLII 36004 (SCC) on February 17, 2012. The Supreme Court’s summary of...The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the appeal in...
I was saddened to learn of the passing of Gordon Hirabayashi, a former sociology prof and chair at the University of Alberta. Professor Hirabayashi was one of three Japanese Americans to defy internment during WWII. At the time, his curfew...I was saddened to learn of the passing of Gordon...
One of U of A Law's alumni has recently posted a lengthy dissection of the Federal Government's (sorry, "The Harper Government's") position on Attawapiskat. It is an excellent piece, with many links to related documents. You can see it here....One of U of A Law's alumni has recently posted a...
Liveblogging Steve Paikin's Lunchtime Conversation with Peter Hogg, Alison Motluk, Carolyn Bennett and Preston Manning
This is on the SCC decision in Reference re Assisted Human Reproduction Act. Event is part of a conference on the decision that I am currently attending at the University of Toronto. Link below: http://ubaka.coverpage.coveritlive.com/This is on the SCC decision in Reference re Assisted Human...
Abstruse Goose cartoon today -Abstruse Goose cartoon today -
All of the papers from the 2007 Brooklyn Law School symposium on law, science and truth - “Symposium: A Cross-Disciplinary Look At Scientific Truth: What’s The Law To Do?” - as published in (2008) 73 Brooklyn Law Review are are...All of the papers from the 2007 Brooklyn Law School symposium on law,...
Our colleagues at the Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario are hosting the Sixth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations, from July 17-20, 2012. The conference will bring together leading scholars in tort, contract, equity and unjust enrichment...Our colleagues at the Faculty of Law,...
I thought I'd share with everyone some links to a very interesting debate/controversy surrounding the latest so-called "law school scamblog." The blog, titled "Inside the Law School Scam," is authored by an anonymous "tenured mid-career faculty member at a Tier...I thought I'd share with...