Bringing the State to Court: Kazemi v. Iran at the SCC

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Stephan Hashemi has asked the Supreme Court for permission to sue Iran for his mother’s death. David Groves sat down with Mathieu Bouchard, Payam Akhavan, and René Provost, to talk about the case, human rights, and the evolution of state immunity.

 

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April 16, 2014 at 3:31 pm


Seeking Jane Doe: The Voltage Decision

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Voltage, a US film producer and distributor, is using a controversial legal procedure to go after illegal downloading. We talk to Allen Mendelsohn, internet law expert, David Fewer, Director of CIPPIC, and Voltage’s lawyer, John Philpott, about how this will impact Canadian Internet users

 

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April 2, 2014 at 12:39 pm


Les dessous de l’arbitrage avec le prof Charles Jarrosson et Me Alexis Mourre

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Dans cet épisode, Eloïse Gagné rencontre le professeur Charles Jarrosson, de l’Université Paris II et Me Alexis Mourre, Vice-président de la Cour internationale d’arbitrage de la Chambre de commerce internationale afin de discuter de l’arbitrage et ses impacts

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March 25, 2014 at 3:01 pm


Le rôle des juristes dans les débats publics avec l’Hon. Stéphane Dion

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Dans cet épisode, Eloïse Gagné fait un retour sur la Conférence francophone annuelle de la RDM du 24 février dernier avec l’Hon. Stéphane Dion, parlementaire et politicologue. Celui-ci nous parle du rôle et de l’influence des juristes sur la politique législative en reliant son discours à différents sujets de l’actualité.

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March 11, 2014 at 1:46 pm


Legal Education by the Numbers, with Professors Harry Arthurs and Jason Maclean

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In this episode, we ask whether three new law schools could be the solution to Canada’s access to justice crisis. Professors Harry Arthurs of Osgoode Hall Law School and Jason Maclean of Lakehead University’s Law Faculty weigh in on the future of legal education.

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February 25, 2014 at 1:28 pm


FATCA Incoming (featuring Professor Allison Christians)

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This summer, major portions of the controversial US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act come into effect. What will it mean for Canada? We met with Professor Allison Christians of McGill University to talk about international tax, individual privacy, and national sovereignty.

 

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February 18, 2014 at 1:46 pm


Les réformes du CPC et l’accès à la justice avec Juge Marie Deschamps et Professeur Frédéric Bachand

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Dans cet épisode, Eloïse Gagné rencontre l’ancienne juge de la Cour Suprême, Marie Deschamps, et le Professeur Frédéric Bachand de l’Université de McGill, afin de discuter des réformes du Code de procédure civile du Québec et de ses impacts sur l’accessibilité à la justice.

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February 4, 2014 at 2:39 pm


Defining the Ethics of the Government Lawyer with Professor Adam Dodek and Michael Morris

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Despite a significant place in the legal profession, little attention has been given to the unique ethical challenges of the government lawyer. We spoke with Professor Adam Dodek (University of Ottawa) and Michael Morris (Department of Justice) on their efforts to change that.

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January 28, 2014 at 5:38 pm


Supreme Court Winter 2014 Preview, featuring Eugene Meehan, QC

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The Supreme Court started its winter term January 13th. To get a sense of what cases and issues are coming up, we spoke with our expert court-watcher Eugene Meehan, a litigator at Supreme Advocacy LLP and McGill grad.

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January 17, 2014 at 9:58 am


The Senate Reference, Part V, and the Future of Constitutional Reform

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In November, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of reforming, or even abolishing, the Senate. We sat down with Professor Carissima Mathen of the University of Ottawa and Dean Daniel Jutras of McGill to make sense of this vital yet complex case.

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December 2, 2013 at 11:02 am