Journals update

New issues of the following journals are now available through WestlawNext Canada. If you would like to read any of these articles, or if you are interested in any other publications we offer, please contact us for assistance at

University of Toronto Law Journal

  • Fifty Years Later: The Legacy of the 1969 Criminal Law Reforms, 70 U. Toronto L.J. 223 Brenda Cossman
  • Angela Fernandez, Pierson v. Post, the Hunt for the Fox: Law and Professionalization in American Legal Culture (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018) 70 U. Toronto L.J. 382 Philip Girard
  • The 1969 Criminal Amendments: Constituting the Terms of Gay Resistance 70 U. Toronto L.J. 245 Brenda Cossman
  • The Gross Indecency of Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure 70 U. Toronto L.J. 263 Kyle Kirkup
  • Homosexuality and Prostitution: A Tale of Two Deviancies 70 U. Toronto L.J. 283 Ummni Khan
  • Treaty Failure or Treaty Constitutionalism? The Problematic Validity of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement 70 U. Toronto L.J. 306 Christa Scholtz
  • In Search of Honourable Crowns and Legitimate Constitutions: Mikisew Cree First Nation v Canada and the Colonial Constitution 70 U. Toronto L.J. 341 Joshua Nichols , Robert Hamilton
  • ‘Repugnant’: Homosexuality and Criminal Family Law 70 U. Toronto L.J. 225 Robert Leckey
  • Book Reviews
    • Angela Fernandez, Pierson v. Post, the Hunt for the Fox: Law and Professionalization in American Legal Culture(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law

  • Force and Law and Their Relationship as a Governance Continuum 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 283 Hon. Jean-Jacques Blais
  • Jurisprudence 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 423 Gregory Tardi
  • Dare to Ask: “What Is Democracy?” Directed by Astra Taylor 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 459 Julia Deutsch
  • Democratic Governing on the Knife’s Edge 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 261 Gregory Tardi
  • Review of Lori Hausegger, Matthew Hennigar, and Troy Riddell Canadian Courts: Law, Politics, and Process, 2d ed (Don Mills: Oxford University Press, Canada, 2015)
    14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 439 Michael A. Crystal
  • Inclusion of Provincial Governments as “Third Parties” in Federal Campaigns 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 345 Colin Hoult
  • “Blood Sport”: The Struggle for Political Party Transparency in Ontario 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 367 Terry D. Hancock
  • Taming the Power to Prorogue Parliament 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 415 B. Thomas Hall
  • When Is Executive Lawmaking Constitutional in Canada? 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 383 Major Ed Cottrill
  • Crise du Covid et Fonctionnement Démocratique: Illustration Avec le Système Français
    Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 277 Marion Rebière
  • Book Reviews
    • Special Literature Section: Spotlight on Publications by Ian Greene 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 443 Gregory Tardi
    • Review of: Honest Politics Now: What Ethical Conduct Means in Canadian Public Life Ian Greene and David P. Shugarman (Toronto: Lorimer and Company, 2017) 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 449 Gregory Tardi
    • Review of: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: 30+ Years of Decisions That Shape Canadian Life Ian Greene (Toronto: Lorimer and Company, 2014) 14 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 445 Gregory Tardi
    • Review of: Beverley McLachlin: The Legacy of a Supreme Court Chief Justice Ian Greene and Peter McCormick (Toronto: Lorimer and Company, 2019)

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence

  • Private Law’s Estranged Bedfellows: Why Pashukanis Should Worry Contemporary Formalists  33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 461 Igor Shoikhedbrod
  • Categories, Balancing, and Fake News: The Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 435 Alessio Sardo
  • Governmental-Funded Religious Associations and Non-Discrimination Rules: On Immunity and Public Funding Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 341 Nahshon Perez
  • Distributive Justice in the Age of Climate Change 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 263 Elkanah O. Babatunde
  •  The Unavoidability of Evaluation for Interest Theories of Rights 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 293 Mark McBride
  • Judicial Discretion as a Result of Systemic Indeterminacy 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 369 Sebastián A. Reyes Molina
  • A Dynamic Judicial Approach to Diachronic Legislative Integrity 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 481 Michaël Lessard
  • Fairness in Allocations of Parental Responsibilities, and the Limits of Law 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 397 Ram Rivlin
  •  Two Accounts of International Tax Justice 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 317 Ivan Ozai
  • Book Reviews
    • Legal Directives and Practical Reasons by Noam Gur 33 Can. J.L. & Juris. 493 Luigi Lonardo

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Manitoba Law Journal (

  • Volume 42 – Issue 5 The Great Canadian Sedition Trials: Second Edition

New Journals available on HeinOnline

Eighteen new journals have been added to HeinOnline available online to all members behind the portal.

Fifteen are new Criminal Justice journals from SAGE Publications, which will be part of HeinOnline’s revamped Criminal Justice & Criminology collection.

The newly added journals are:

Check here for the HeinOnline Blog for summaries of all these titles, as well as their tip of the month and a feature on their Law Journal Library LibGuide.

Journals update

New issues of the following journals are now available through WestlawNext Canada. If you would like to read any of these articles, or if you are interested in any other publications we offer, please contact us for assistance at

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

These newly updated journals are also available with open access on

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

Contents Update: Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived and is now available for loan.

The current issue, Volume 39 Number 3, May 2020 includes:

From the Law Reports

  • The impact of the Act Respecting the Transfer of Securities and the Establishment of Security Entitlements in Determining the Validity of a Gift under Quebec Law: A Case Comment on Labis v. Labis, by Sharon G. Drucker

From the Legislatures

  • TOSI in the Realm of Trusts and Estates, by Trista Gallant


  • To Give or Not to Give? An Examination of Bequests in Lieu of Executor’s Compensation, by Jessica Feldman Chittley
  • Estates and Family Law Intersect: Separation from an Incapable Spouse, by Lorisa Stein and Marni M. K. Whitaker
  • Legal Issues Associated with Informal Public Appeals and Crowdfunding, by Johanna C.C. Caithness

If you would like a copy of any of these articles, please email and we would be happy to provide them, subject to copyright regulations.

Latest Law Journal Issues

New issues of the following journals are now available through WestlawNext Canada. If you would like to read any of these articles, or if you are interested in any other publications we offer, please contact us for assistance at

Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers 2020

  • Black Spot or Big Chill: Consequences of J. Cote v. Burnaby
  • How Ontario’s Limitations Act Preserves Construction Project Claims
  • Municipal Power to Discriminate: The Impact of Shell Canada Products v. Vancouver (City) on Public Procurement
  • One Person, Two Hats–The Dilemma of the Design Professional
  • Consolidation of Adjudications under Ontario’s New Construction Act (The “Act”)
  • Canadian Construction Law Reform: A Survey of Recent Developments in Builders Liens, Prompt Payment, Interim Adjudication and Mandatory Construction Bonding

Canadian Family Law Quarterly 2020 Volume 39

  • The Cost of Shared Parenting: An Analysis of Section 9 from 2016 to 2017
  • Bill C-78: The 2020 Reforms to the Parenting Provisions of Canada’s Divorce Act
  • Virtual Parent-Child Contact Post-Separation: Hearing from Multiple Perspectives on the Risks and Rewards
  • Case Comment: Undermining Children’s Rights in A.M. v. C.H.

Criminal Law Quarterly 2020 Volume 86 no. 1

  • Good Judgment: Three Case Studies
  • Compassionate Adjudication
  • Why a New Approach to Privacy Rights and Section 8 of the Chapter Is Required in the Cyber Age and What It Could Look Like
  • Taking the Cryptic out of Cryptocurrency Investigations
  • The Knowledge and Beliefs of Jurors and Non-Jurors Concerning the Fallibility of Memory: Is this Information Common Knowledge?

Saskatchewan Law Review Volume 82 (Also available on

  • Diefenbaker’s Bill of Rights and the “Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty”: The Notwithstanding Clause and Fundamental Justice as Touchstones for the Charter Debate
  • Climate Change, Constitutions, and Courts: The Reference Re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act and Beyond
  • Federalism, Subsidiarity, and Carbon Taxes
  • Federalism and Farm Debt During the Great Depression: Political Impetuses for The Farmers’ Creditors Arrangement Act, 1934
  • Book reviews of:
    • Enforcing Exclusions: Precarious Migrants and the Law in Canada by Sarah Grayce Marsden.
    • A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court by Jim Freedman.
    • Health Care and the Charter: Legal Mobilization and Policy Change in Canada by Christopher P. Manfredi and Antonia Maioni.
    • The Charter Debates: The Special Joint Committee on the Constitution, 1980-81, and the Making of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms edited by Adam M. Dodek.
    • Putting Trials on Trial: Sexual Assault and the Failure of the Legal Profession by Elaine Craig.
    • Who Controls the Hunt? First Nations, Treaty Rights and Wildlife Conservation in Ontario, 1783-1939 by David Calverley.
    • First Peoples Law: Essays on Canadian Law and Decolonization by Bruce McIvor, 3d ed.
    • Drug-Impaired Driving in Canada by Nathan Baker.
    • Victimology: A Canadian Perspective by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers.
    • Assisted Reproduction Policy in Canada: Framing, Federalism, and Failure by Dave Snow.

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice Volume 36 (Also available on

  • Introduction – Corporate Social Responsibility Viewed Recently
  • Green Illusions: Governing CSR Aesthetics
  • Dominium and the Empire of Laws
  • The Impact of Whistleblowing Awards Programs on Corporate Governance
  • The Global Social Enterprise Lawmaking Phenomenon: State Initiatives on Purpose, Capital, and Taxation