|Present||Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
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 ...
From Consultation to Reconciliation: Aboriginal Rights and the Crown’s Duty to Consult Canadian Bar Review 79:1 (2000) pp. 252-279 (2000)
The judiciary has repeatedly called on First Nations and the Crown not to tax the institutional competence of the judiciary by excessive litigation of disputes, and instead to attempt to reach negotiated settlements . It ...
Contributions to Books (5)
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)
Book Reviews (1)
Book Review: Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. Volume 26, Issue 1 (2014), p. 166-169. (2014)
This is a book review of Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G. Gonzalez, and Angela P. Harris, eds., Boulder, CO: ...
Panel 4: Civil Liberties Symposium in Honour of John McCamus: Scholarship, Teaching and Leadership (2013)
PANEL IV: CIVIL LIBERTIES: Moderator:James Stribopoulos, Professor, Osgoode HallLaw School; Speaker: Nathalie Desrosiers, General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association & Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, "The Advocacy Function in Canada and the Role ...
Interpretation and Accommodation Canada's Rights Revolution: A Critical and Comparative Symposium on the Canadian Charter (2012)
John Borrows, University of Minnesota, Faculty of Law, presents "Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Violence against Women." Colleen Sheppard, McGill University, Faculty of Law, presents "Inclusion, Voice, and Process-Based Constitutionalism." The discussant is Sonia Lawrence, ...