Ban killer robots, experts urge Australian and Canadian leaders (The Guardian)
Ian Kerr, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Medicine, co-signed a letter calling on the Australian and Canadian governments to ban killer robots ahead of a United Nations meeting on weapons this month.
Statistics Canada looks to close data gap on workplace deaths, injuries (The Globe and Mail)
Katherine Lippel, Faculty of Law, explains that it is extremely important to be able to monitor worker fatalities and injuries nationally and that better visibility on workplace deaths and injuries is a public-health issue.
The 'Weinstein effect' alone won't help sexual assault victims (CBC)
Constance Backhouse, Faculty of Law, discusses the emergence of further stories of prominent men who are alleged to have used their power to sexually harass or assault women.
SFU Prof Criticizes Unfair Bail (Media Awareness Project)
Marie-Ève Sylvestre, faculty of Law, is the lead author of a study which found that releasing people on bail in Vancouver on the condition they do not go to the Downtown Eastside sets them up for failure.
In Talks Over Nafta 2.0, IP Concerns Step to the Fore (SupplyChainBrain)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, comments on NAFTA negotiations concerning Intellectual Property.
Carte blanche | Le retrait du Burundi de la CPI : Options alternatives (IWACU)
Pacifique Manirakiza, Faculté de droit, fait le point sur le retrait du Burundi de la Cours Pénale International.
US Court sides with Google against Canadian de-indexing order (ZDNet)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, comments on the preliminary injunction against a Canadian Supreme Court ruling issued by a US federal court, which asked Google to de-index certain search results on a global basis.