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Goodbye to all that

Goodbye to all that

By Douglas Mah

Parting words from a back-page columnist.

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A voice for the voiceless: making the case for children’s right

A voice for the voiceless: making the case for children’s right

By Elizabeth Raymer

Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991. But do children have better access to justice as a result? Lawyers involved in children’s rights don’t think so — and they’re doing something about it.

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The state of surveillance

The state of surveillance

By Hugo de Grandpré

Equipped with measures introduced since 9/11 and advancements in technology, the government has resources like never before to track terrorists — and average citizens. Has Canada become a surveillance state?

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R v. Kokopenace: A missed opportunity

R v. Kokopenace: A missed opportunity

By Cassandra Porter and Natai Shelsen

Any reasonable effort to overcome the underrepresentation of Aboriginals on jury rolls must begin with a recognition of the barriers facing them.

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Where is Google?

Where is Google?

By Justin Ling

The BC Supreme Court’s decision in Equustek and what it could mean for the enforcement of laws internationally against internet companies.

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The SCC's medical marijuana ruling

The SCC's medical marijuana ruling

By Justin Ling

Consume it however you like it, says the top court. But will the government have to provide reasonable access to medical cannabis?

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Safe injection sites in Montreal

Safe injection sites in Montreal

By Justin Ling

Broad discretion for approving harm reduction sites still largely rests with the federal government. But could the Supreme Court step in again?

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The evolution of reasonableness

The evolution of reasonableness

By Jennifer Taylor

Comparing the SCC’s decisions in Yukon and St-Cloud.

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Access to information

Access to information

By Justin Ling

Bill C-59 and an unusual legal limbo.

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No empirical evidence

No empirical evidence

By Justin Ling

In a split decision, the top court strikes down mandatory minimums for specific firearms offences and leaves some questions unanswered.

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The fight against corruption

The fight against corruption

By Justin Ling

Why Ottawa’s debarment regime needs to be revised.

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Understanding the right to strike

Understanding the right to strike

By George G. Vuicic

The Supreme Court’s decision in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour raises more questions than answers.

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