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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.

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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.

    Surveillance, schools, and scope: Jarvis and the Supreme Court

    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.

    • 25 min
    Lateness and the law: unpacking legal research

    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.

    • 25 min
    Claus & Contracts: Podcast 028

    Claus & Contracts: Podcast 028

    When Santa makes a deal with children to give them toys for being good... is it a legally binding contract? Peter Kissick weighs in, and the news isn't good (for kids).

    • 19 min
    Aggression and International Action: Noah Weisbord & the Crime of Aggression

    Aggression and International Action: Noah Weisbord & the Crime of Aggression

    Join Amazon-topping author and Queen's Law professor Noah Weisbord to learn about the crime of aggression -- and why this is an epochal change in international law.

    • 28 min
    Dining, driving and decisions

    Dining, driving and decisions

    A straightforward case of "drive-n'-dine" in B.C. turns into an exploration of judicial decisions and the growth of law. Featuring Hugo Choquette (Law 201/701, Introduction to Canadian Law; Law 202/702, Aboriginal Law).

    • 24 min
    Blurred Lines: International Law and Naval Borders

    Blurred Lines: International Law and Naval Borders

    When is a border not a border? Or... two borders? International Law instructor Chris Waters takes us through the two types of water border, and how two sides can both be right, or wrong, in a dispute.

    • 14 min

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