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Journal of Environmental Law and Practice Vol. 33

  • Climate Litigation and the Class Action Mechanism–The Potential Role of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, by Rudiger Tscherning,
  • Breaking Ranks (and Precedent): Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020 ABCA 74, by Martin Olszynski , Nigel Bankes , Andrew Leach
  • Business as Usual?: The Limited Influence of Climate Change Disclosure and Fiduciary Duties on the Low-Carbon Investment Practices of Canada’s Big 10 Public Pension Funds, by Brandon D. Stewart

Education and Law Journal Vol. 29

  • Big Data, Privacy, and Education Applications, by Priscilla M. Regan, Jane Bailey
  • Interest Arbitration at the Central Table in the Education Sector, by Kristen Allen
  • Violence in Alberta’s Urban Schools: The Perspectives of School Resource Officers, by G. Abela, J.K. Donlevy
  • Rethinking McKinney: To What Extent Should Universities Be Charter-Free Zones?, by Kenneth Wm. Thornicroft
  • The Minister Must “Opt Out”: Ontario Lacks Authority to Make Ancillary Fees Optional at Colleges and Universities, by Emily Lewsen
  • Public Universities, Speech Policies, and the Law: Fourteen Maxims, by Bruce Pardy
  • Accommodating the Commute and the Bumps Along the Way Consequences of Silence: Arbitrator Finds Just Cause to Discipline Teacher for Declining to Answer School Board’s Investigation Questions, by Alec Stromdahl

Canadian Journal of Law and Society Vol. 35

  • Racialized, Gendered, and Sensationalized: An Examination of Canadian Anti-Trafficking Laws, Their Enforcement, and Their (Re)presentation, by Hayli Millar, Tamara O’Doherty,
  • Sites of Resistance: LGBTQI+ Experiences at Trinity Western University, by Heather Shipley
  • Play-by-Play Justice: Tweeting Criminal Trials in the Digital Age, by Tamara A. Small , Kate Puddister
  • Constitutional Law and Abortion in Saskatchewan: The Freedom of Informed Choice (Abortions) Act, by Sarah Burningham
  • La Relation Entre le Judiciaire et les Victimes Dans le Contexte de la Détermination de la Peine au Canada: Un Enjeu Pour L’Évolution Du Droit Criminel, by Sébastien Labonté
  • Récits de Justice et Office du Juge en Chine, by Hélène Piquet
  • Book Reviews:
    • Kent Roach, Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019. 307 Pp., by Benjamin L. Berger,
    • Dan Kaminski et Philippe Mary (Dir.), La Société des Captifs. Une Étude D’Une Prison de Sécurité Maximale. Bruxelles: Larcier, 2019, 334 P., Traduction Augmentée de Gresham M. Sykes, The Society of Captives. A Study of a Maximum Security Prison. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1958, by Sophie De Saussure

McGill Law Journal Vol. 64

  • Who’s Afraid of the Lucky Moose? Canada’s Dangerous Self-Defence Innovation, by Noah Weisbord
  • Judicial Audiences: A Case Study of Justice David Watt’s Literary Judgments, by Elaine Craig
  • Property Law and Collective Self-Government, by Malcolm Lavoie
  • Le Droit à L’Égalité et L’Accès Aux Professions Réglementées: Bilan Contrasté de la Jurisprudence Canadienne, by Frédérick Doucet, Geneviève St-Laurent
  • Book Review:
    • Familles, Inégalités et Droit Dans un Espace Mondialisé, Recension Critique de Daphna Hacker, Legalized Families in the Era of Globalization (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017),Pp 386. ISBN 9781316535004, by Ivana Isailović

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology Vol. 18

  • Can PIPEDA ‘Face’ the Challenge? An Analysis of the Adequacy of Canada’s Private Sector Privacy Legislation Against Facial Recognition Technology, by Tunca Bolca
  • Developing Privacy Best Practices for Direct-to-Public Legal Apps: Observations and Lessons Learned, by Teresa Scassa, Amy Salyzyn, Jena McGill, Suzanne Bouclin
  • Reflections on the Influence of Social Media on Judging, by Peter D. Lauwers
  • Searches of the Person: A New Approach to Electronic Device Searches at Canadian Customs, by Justin Doll
  • Case Comment: British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Brecknell, by David TS Fraser
  • A Better Act, More Bad Behaviour Online: Nova Scotia’s New Intimate Images and Cyber-Protection Act Goes to Court, by Jennifer Taylor
  • Book reviews:
    • The Long Journey to Software Valuation: Risks and Rewards Ahead By Dwight Olson (San Diego: Truman Enamels, 2020), Softcover, 198 Pages, ISBN: 978-1-7344129-0-1. Available at, by Duncan C. Card

Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law Vol. 13

  • Reflections on Canadian Electioneering, by Gregory Tardi
  • A Novel and Necessary Remedy, by Gregory Tardi
  • Enhancing Canada’s Democracy without Electoral Reform, by Connor Macorin
  • Including Emerging Litigation Comprenant les Litiges en Voie de Développement, by Gregory Tardi, DJur.
  • The Ultimate Dilemma of Democracy, Gregory Tardi
  • Book Reviews:
    • Review of: Vernon Bogdanor Beyond Brexit: Towards a British Constitution (2019 I.B. Tauris, London), by Steven Chaplin
    • Review of: Patrick Malcolmson, Richard Myers, Gerald Baier, and Thomas M.J. Bateman the Canadian Regime: An Introduction to Parliamentary Government in Canada 6th Edition (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016), by Nancy McCormack

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McGill Journal of Law and Health Vol. 14

  • End-of-Life Care for Federally Incarcerated Individuals in Canada, by Adelina Iftene and Jocelyn Downie

Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law Vol. 19

  • Liberalizing the Investment Canada Act: Striking the Right Balance between Investment and Economic Security, by Trevor Neiman
  • How WTO Jurisprudence Can Help Resolve Interpretive Uncertainties Generated by Canada’s Domestic Free Trade Agreements, Ryan Manucha
  • Long Live the Delaware Supreme Court Decisions in Smith v Van Gorkom, Auerbach v Bennett, and Zapata v Maldonaldo!: Whether the Business Judgment Rule Should Apply in Nigeria, by Olumide Obayemi
  • Business-to-Business Electronic Communication in Canada: Reforming Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, by Maryia Kuzura
  • The Applicability of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act to De-Indexing Internet Search Engine Results, by Jessica Pushka
  • Analysis of Global Regulatory Schemes on Chance-Based Microtransactions, by Anthony Wen-Tsun Wong
  • Unravelling Smart Contracts: Smart Contracts and the Law of Rescission in Canada, by Andrew Luesley
  • A Role for ECOWAS in Addressing the Challenges of Ineffective Regulation of Transnational Oil Corporations in Nigeria, by Rahina Zarma
  • RegTech and SupTech for Robo-Advisers: Alternative Regulatory Methods for Enhancing Compliance, by Ihsan Ibrahim Daldaban
  • The Hate Speech Debate: The Supreme Court, the Federal Government, and the Need for Civil Hate Speech Provisions,by Lauren E Scharfstein

Saskatchewan Law Review Vol. 83

  • The Non-Abdication Rule in Canadian Constitutional Law, by Felix Hoehn
  • The Duty to Negotiate and the Ethos of Reconciliation, by Mark Mancini
  • Book reviews:
    • High Time: The Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada Edited by Andrew Potter and Daniel Weinstock. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press 2019. 234 Pp., $22.95 Pb., by Owen Pennock
    • Flawed Precedent: The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title by Kent McNeil. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019. 334 Pp., $27.95 Pb., by Kylee Wilyman
    • Privacy in Peril: Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections by Richard Jochelson & David Ireland. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019.244 Pp., $27.95 Pb., by Evan Best
    • Renewing Relationships: Indigenous Peoples and Canada Edited by Karen Drake & Brenda L. Gunn. Saskatoon: Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp Native Law Centre, 2019. 386 Pp., $65.00 Pb., by Travis W. Smith
    • Implicating the System: Judicial Discourses in the Sentencing of Indigenous Women by Elspeth Kaiser-Derrick. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2019. 406 Pp., $34.95 Pb., by Danielle Nichols
    • Punished for Aging: Vulnerability, Rights, and Access to Justice in Canadian Penitentiaries by Adelina Iftene. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. 245 Pp., $24.71 Pb., by Miranda Wardman
    • Criminal Trials and Mental Disorders by Thomas L. Hafemeister. New York: New York University Press, 2019. 384 Pp., US$35.00 Pb., by Everhett Zoerb
    • The Jury Crisis: What’s Wrong with Jury Trials and How We Can Save Them by Drury R. Sherrod. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 170 Pp., $34.00 Hc., by Kennedy Morrow

The library will be closed on Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day