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Canada is at a crossroads. The gap between our national self-image as a country that respects human rights and the reality of socio-economic inequality and exclusion demands a re-engagement with the international human rights project and a recommitment to the values of social justice and equality. This book sketches a blueprint for reconceiving and retrieving social rights in diverse spheres of human rights practice in Canada, both political and legal.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of legislation dealing with customs, customs tariffs, free trade agreements, anti-dumping measures, prohibited subsidies, Kimberley Process, cultural property, and other statutes regulating Canada’s international trade. Important decisions of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and of the courts, as well as decisions of the NAFTA and WTO panels, are discussed to aid understanding of the interpretation of statutory provisions.
How do lawyers get from the initial interview to a structured closing argument? Cases emerge in fits and starts — a fact here, a document there — and most of what lawyers learn about a case has no bearing on the outcome. How can lawyers begin to separate the wheat from the chaff? Case analysis, as outlined in this handbook, will teach you how to convert preparation into persuasion.
Edited by Harvey T. Strosberg Q.C., the Canadian Class Action Review is the only journal in Canada focused on publishing leading edge multi-disciplinary scholarship about class actions. The journal's articles and commentary, authored by prominent academics and leading practitioners, appeal to a multidisciplinary audience, including the legal community, the accounting profession, and public relations practitioners. Issue 9.2 is available now!
Irwin Law Inc., in partnership with ebrary, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, is pleased to make information from its well-known selection of law titles easier to find, use, and manage than ever!
Irwin Law is pleased to partner with Nu-Book to make our books available for iOS and Android devices. Now you can take your research on the go!
This book is about the reach of law beyond state borders from a Canadian perspective. It investigates the scope of the legal and practical power of Canada to assert, and to respond to foreign assertions of, extraterritorial jurisdiction. The book revisits Canadian jurisdictional principles and practices in a way that will resonate with lawyers and legal policy makers of all kinds.
A rapidly evolving global digital economy has facilitated the integration of new activities, like social networking, virtual gaming, and texting, into our everyday lives. It has also placed an economic premium on the gathering of personal information that has never before existed. These everyday activities are giving rise to different forms of invasion of privacy by other individuals and private business. This book maps the complex privacy protection landscape in Canada.
Lesli Bisgould, author of Animals and the Law, gave a very cogent TEDx Talk at the University of Toronto this spring. The talk is now available for streaming here.
Irwin Law is proud to be a co-sponsor of the second annual Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course, an intensive program designed to review core areas of criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, as well as assist forensic psychiatric trainees and practitioners in preparing for the Royal College Sub-Speciality designation in Forensic Psychiatry.
Craig Forcese, author of National Security Law and co-author of The Laws of Government and International Law: Doctrine, Practice, and Theory, offers a thoughtful and informative blog post about independence and judicial appointments. Read the article, as well as a 40-page excerpt from The Laws of Government, here.