It's a student-faculty team-up, as Criminal Law professor Lisa Kerr and Queen's Law student Sam Bondoux fill us in on a collaborative research project they've been doing on the state of education in federal prisons (spoiler: it's not great).
Do fines make a difference in people's behaviour? This simple question leads to a labyrinth of research, the intersection of law and economics, and the importance of replication in the social sciences in a great conversation with Law 201/701 Constitutional module author Cherie Metcalf.
A straightforward case of "drive-n'-dine" in B.C. turns into an exploration of judicial decisions and the growth of law. Featuring Hugo Choquette (Law 201/701, Introduction to Canadian Law; Law 202/702, Aboriginal 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.