Assistant: Monardo, Angela
Indigenous Lawyers in Canada: Identity, Professionalization, Law Dalhousie Law Journal (2015)
For Indigenous communities and individuals in Canada, "Canadian" law has been a mechanism of assimilation, colonial governance and dispossession, a basis for the assertion of rights, and a method of resistance. How do Indigenous lawyers ...
2013: Constitutional Cases in Review The Supreme Court Law Review: Osgoode’s Annual Constitutional Cases Conference (2014)
The author reviews the 11 constitutional decisions released by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2013. She makes three main points. First, the decisions are mainly unanimous. The great majority also upholds the existing law, ...
Counting Outsiders: A Critical Exploration of Outsider Course Enrollment in Canadian Legal Education Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2007)
In response to anecdotal concerns that student enrollment in "outsider" courses, and in particular feminist courses, is on the decline in Canadian law schools, the authors explore patterns of course enrollment at seven Canadian law ...
Cultural (in)Sensitivity: The Dangers of a Simplistic Approach to Culture in the Courtroom Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. Volume 13, Issue 1 (2001), p. 107-136. (2001)
This article investigates how courtrooms and legal processes recognize, react to and thereby create 'cultural' information. Drawing on contemporary Canadian examples and the US experience with 'cultural defences' to criminal charges, the author considers not ...
Contributions to Books (4)
Reflections: On Judicial Diversity and Judicial Independence Judicial Independence in Context. Toronto, ON: Irwin Law, 2010. (2010)
In the Canadian context, judicial independence - the “cornerstone of democracy” - is described as dependent on a wide variety of conditions, including judicial remuneration, court budgets, the discipline of judges, politics and the appointments ...
Commissioned Reports and Studies (1)
Research Papers, Working Papers, Conference Papers (20)
Deference and Equality: Understanding the Logic of Section 15 Constitutional Cases Conference: Eighth Annual Analysis of the Constitutional Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada (2005)
Presented at the Constitutional Cases Conference: Eighth Annual Analysis of the Constitutional Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada, in April 2005.
Choosing Equality? Working with the Supreme Court's New Equality Discourse Strategizing Systemic Inequality Claims: Equality Rights and the Charter (2005)
Presented at the conference Strategizing Systemic Inequality Claims: Equality Rights and the Charter, held on March 11-12. 2005. This conference was organized by the Human Rights Research and Education Centre and the Shirley Greenberg Professorship ...