It's an emergency episode of our podcast, where we break down how emergency powers work in Canada. Our longest episode ever!
Blair Crew, the Director of Queen's Legal Aid, breaks down the University District Safety Initiative, and Kingston's Nuisance Party Bylaw, busting myths and sharing some dos and don'ts for students considering celebrating.
Two criminal law professors talk about the Supreme Court case R v Jarvis, and its implications for surveillance and privacy in Canada.
When Santa makes a deal with children to give them toys for being good... is it a legally binding contract? Peter Kissick weighs in, and the news isn't good (for kids).
Join Amazon-topping author and Queen's Law professor Noah Weisbord to learn about the crime of aggression -- and why this is an epochal change in international law.
Content warning: this podcast contains graphic details that may be disturbing to listeners. Professor Lisa Kerr discusses a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision in May 2019 ordering a new trial for Bradley Barton, the Ontario trucker accused of killing Indigenous woman Cindy Gladue.
Did the Supreme Court of Canada contradict itself on Canada's Duty to Consult Indigenous people last October in its ruling on the Misikew Cree First Nation case? After the 2018 Trans Mountain decision, it might seem so. We break down the details of this Supreme Court decision with Hugo Choquette, the developer and Instructor of LAW 202/702: Aboriginal Law.
Take a look at Saint Patrick's Day through a legal lens, from local bylaws to property law, and even intellectual property.
Your coat's been stolen at a club or restaurant. Does that establishment owe you anything? Do businesses have a duty of care over guests' belongings? And does that equation change if they have a coat check (and does it change more if you pay for the coat check)?
Victim surcharges are no more -- thanks to our Supreme Court -- but what were they, and what does this mean? Criminal law expert Lisa Kerr explains.