Ralph Goodale: Bill C-22 is designed to protect Canadians’ rights, and defend their security (National Post)
Wesley Wark, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and Craig Forcese, Common Law Section, comment on the need to balance rights and security during debate on Bill C-22.
Canada faces choice on international drug treaties over legalized pot (CBC News)
Steven Hoffman, Director, Global Strategy Lab, explains how Canada's plans to legalize marijuana impact the global legal system and treaties.
Legal experts defend mental health laws after Jeff Weber ruling (CBC News)
Jennifer Chandler, Common Law Section, argues that "The recidivism rate for people who are found not criminally responsible tends to be lower or the same," in response to the case of Jeff Weber.
Ottawa couple says Ontario's fertility-funding program is discriminatory (The Globe and Mail)
Amir Attaran, Common Law Section, explains his complaint made before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal that the province’s new fertility funding program is discriminatory.
Supreme Court of Canada heads into challenging fall session (The Globe and Mail)
Natasha Bakht, Lynda Collins and Kyle Kirkup, Common Law Section, discuss different issues and important cases facing the Supreme Court of Canada this Fall Session.
When ethics and politics collide: Collenette (Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Common Law Section, discusses how ethics and political rules intersect and how that impacts public perception. "Better is always possible."