Jian Ghomeshi case shines spotlight on 'post-incident contact'
Publication: Toronto Star
Elizabeth Sheehy, Common Law Section, explains that there is "no script" for how a victim might behave after a sexual assault, in relation to the new allegations of sexual assault against Jian Ghomeshi. “Women who have been assaulted by people they know act in ways that are often counterintuitive.”
Drawn out battle over genetic resources dampens Africa’s hopes
Publication: The conversation
Chidi Oguamanam, on his work at the UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) negotiation of international legal framework for the protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expression
Duffy trial: A conviction on all counts for the Senate
Publication: The Globe and Mail
In this Op-Ed, Adam Dodek, Common Law Section, discusses the Mike Duffy trial verdict.
Apple's co-operation with police in Tim Bosma case not unusual
Publication: CBC News
Tamir Israel, Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, comments the debate regarding tech companies helping law enforcement access their customers' personal data.
Inquest to review aboriginal inmate's death
Publication: Global News
Kim Pate, Office of the President, comments the inquest into Kinew James death at Saskatoon’s Regional Psychiatric Centre.
Pot? We can't even get booze right in bureaucratic Ontario
Publication: Ottawa Sun
In this Op-Ed, André Marin, Common Law Section, compares the distribution of alcohol to the distribution of marijuana in Ontario.