Canadian law is amazing! Get in-depth insights into how it affects our daily lives, as law faculty explain some of the principles at work behind the world we see around us.
Viruses & Vacancies - COVID, Leases & You
Blair Crew, from Queen's Legal Aid, talks about COVID-19, leases, landlords, and slightly obscure potential 'escape hatches' for students.
Epidemics & Emergencies
It's an emergency episode of our podcast, where we break down how emergency powers work in Canada. Our longest episode ever!
Brains behind bars: exploring education in federal prison
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).
Beverages & Bylaws
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.
Surveillance, schools, and scope: Jarvis and the Supreme Court
Two criminal law professors talk about the Supreme Court case R v Jarvis, and its implications for surveillance and privacy in Canada.
Lateness and the law: unpacking legal research
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.
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