It's an emergency episode of our podcast, where we break down how emergency powers work in Canada. Our longest episode ever!
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.