Canadians' Internet traffic at risk
Publication: Toronto Star
This article mentions that Michael Geist, Common Law Section, edited the recently released book Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era writen by Andrew Clement and Jonathan A. Obar.
A look at the roots of recent unrest in Corsica
Publication: France 24
John Packer, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, discusses the tensions in Corsica.
Syria and Iraq need far more from Canada than airstrikes
In this Op-Ed, Errol Mendes, Common Law Section, discusses Canada's role in the Syria and Iraq conflict.
Maybe purging parties from the Senate isn’t such a hot idea, Mr. Trudeau
Adam Dodek, Common Law Section, comments on the federal government’s Senate reform plan. "The benefit of partisanship is that it enables the organization of individual members into different permanent blocs that make conducting business more manageable. In short, partisanship facilitates the efficient transaction of legislative business."
Doctors now free to offer aid in dying, Quebec medical regulator says
Publication: National Post
Amir Attaran, Common Law Section, comments on the legislation on physician-assisted dying in Quebec.
No visitation, less oversight: What an Ontario corrections strike would mean for inmates and the public
Publication : National Post
Kim Pate, Common Law Section, comments on the implications of the potential strike by the corrections branch of the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU).
The New Era of Canadian Sex Work
Publication: CityTV - Vice
(13:38-14:45) A law student was interviewed regarding Bill C-36, which regulates prostitution in Canada.
The Year in Tech Law and Digital Brouhaha, from A to Z
Publication: The Tyee
In this Op-Ed, Michael Geist, Common Law Section, discusses the law and technology issues that garnered headlines in 2015.