Recent Faculty Publications & Presentations

  • November 2022 - Professor Martin Petrin and Barnali Choudhury made a joint submission to the OECD regarding revisions to the OECD/G20 Principles of Corporate Governance. A summary of points included in the submission are presented in the Oxford Business Law Blog, November 3, 2022, “Revisions to the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance—Sustainability in Name Only

  • November 2022 - Professor Zoë Sinel presented “The Threat and Promise of Collateral Benefits for Private Law’s Coherence” on November 5, 2022 in Rome, Italy for the Interstitial Private Law Workshop, hosted by Notre Dame and Harvard University.

  • November 2022 - Professor David Sandomierski and John Bliss published "Learning Without Grade Anxiety: Lessons from the Pass/Fail Experiment in North American JD Programs" (2022) 48:3 Ohio N.U. L. Rev 555

  • October 2022 - Professor David Sandomierski published "Selective Deference and the Judicial Role: Chief Justice McLachlin's Legacy for Law and Legal Education" in Vanessa Gruben, Graham Mayeda & Owen Rees, eds, Controversies in the Common Law: Tracing the Contributions of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2022)

  • October 2022 - Professor Erika Chamberlain published “Evaluating Chief Justice McLachlin’s Decisions on ‘Residual Policy Considerations’ in Negligence” in Vanessa Gruben, Graham Mayeda & Owen Rees, eds, Controversies in the Common Law: Tracing the Contributions of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2022) 73-98.

  • October 2022 - Professor Francesco Ducci presented "Randomization as an Antitrust Remedy" at the 2022 Canadian Law and Economics Association Conference (CLEA).

  • October 2022 - Professor Zoë Sinel presented "Whiten v Pilot Insurance, [2002] 1 SCR 595: How Can Something So Wrong Feel So Right?" at the Landmark Cases in the Law of Punitive Damages, an invitation-only workshop hosted by the University of Oxford at Keble College.

  • October 2022 - Professor Martin Petrin published 'Lost Synergies and M&A Damages: Considering Cineplex v. Cineworld' in the Canadian Bar Review (co-authored with Jonathan Chan). He also presented the article at the 2022 Canadian Law and Economics Association Meeting, held on October 21-22 at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

  • October 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Professor Virginia Torrie (University of Manitoba) presented, "The Ever-Expanding Federal Bankruptcy and Insolvency Power: Implications of the Orderly Payment of Debts Act Case" at the 6th Annual Commercial Law Symposium.

  • September 2022 - Professor Francesco Ducci presented "Ex ante regulation and ex post remedies " at the 2022 Competition Law and the Digital Economy Workshop - University of Toronto Faculty of Law

  • September 2022 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn Dirk Hanschel and published “Environmental Justice” in Marie-Claire Foblets, Mark Goodale, Maria Sapignoli & Olaf Zenker, eds, The Oxford Handbook of Law & Anthropology (Oxford University Press, 2022) c 30, 550-569

  • September 2022 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn published “Seeking Solutions in the Land of the Long White Cloud: The Whanganui River Settlement in Aotearoa New Zealand as Accommodative Measure” in Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi & Dominik Müller, eds, (Re)designing Justice for Plural Societies: Accommodative Measures Put to the Test (Routledge, 2023), c 9, 198-223

  • September 2022 - Professor Bassem Awad presented “Recent development in the adjudication of intellectual property infringement and building respect” at the Fifteenth Session of the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor Martin Petrin presented "Stuck in Neutral: Reforming Corporate Purpose and Fiduciary Duties" at the 2022 World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research Conference on Polycentric Governance and the Challenges of the 21st Century.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor Jennifer Farell presented at the Tax Research Network Annual Conference at the University of Edinburgh, UK.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor Manish Oza and Malcolm Rowe published "Tort Claims Against Public Authorities" in the Alberta Law Review.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor David Sandomierski and Stephanie Ben-Ishai published "Modular Legal Learning: Revitalizing the Law Classroom in the Dalhousie Law Journal.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor Wade Wright and Peter W. Hogg published "Constitutional Law of Canada, 5th ed." through Thomson Reuters.
     
  • September 2022 - Professor Wade Wright and Peter W. Hogg published "Constitutional Law of Canada, 2022 Student Edition" through Thomson Reuters.
     
  • August 2022 - Professor Manish Oza published “Hegel and Formal Idealism” (2022) Hegel Bulletin, First View, pp. 1-27.
     
  •  August 2022 - Professor David Sandomierski published “The Limits of Adjudication in the First-Year Curriculum: The Recurring History of Legal Process at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law” in Ian Pilarczyk, Angela Fernandez and Brian Young, eds, Law, Life, and the Teaching of Legal History: Essays in Honour of G. Blaine Baker (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s Press, 2022) 415. 
     
  • August 2022 - Professor Manish Oza published "Nonsense: A User's Guide" in Inquiry.

  • August 2022 - Professor Michael Coyle was presented "Chile's draft constitution: Indigenous rights in context" on a webinar organized by the Canadian Council for the Americas.

  • August 2022 - Professor Michael Coyle published “Le pluralisme comme voie à suivre? Souverainetés, interdépendance et respect”, in Geneviève Motard and Geneviève Nootens, eds., Souverainetés et autodéterminations autochtones: Tïayoriho’ten’ (Québec: Presse de l’Université Laval, 2022).

  • July 2022 - Professor Colin Cambell published "Administration of Income Tax 2022" through Thomson Reuters.

  • July 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Virginia Torrie, presented an overview of their co-authored book, "Debt and Federalism: Landmark Cases in Canadian Bankruptcy and Law, 1894-1937" at an Author Meets Reader Panel at the Law and Society Annual Conference.

  • July 2022 - Professor Francesco Ducci presented a paper "Randomization as an Antitrust Remedy" at the 2022 ASCOLA Conference, where he received the 2022 Best Junior Paper Award.
  • July 2022 - Professor Jennifer Farrell presented her paper "Re-evaluating the International Tax-Trade Intersection Through a Broader Lens" at the Research Colloquium on Global Tax Governance hosted by the University of Leiden, the Netherlands and International Centre for Tax and Development (UK).
     
  • July 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Virginia Torrie published "Bankruptcy and Insolvency as an Expanding Field: A Historical Analysis of Reference Re Debt Adjustment Act, 1937 (Alta.)" (2022) 59:4 Alberta Law Review 807-832.
     
  • July 2022 - Professor Colin Campbell and Robert Raizenne presented a paper, "The Carter Commission and the Corporate Income Tax in Canada," at the Cambridge History of Tax Law Conference.
     
  • June 2022  - Professor Manish Oza presented his paper "Voluntary Associations and the Rule of Law" at the Canadian Law of Obligations III.

  • June 2022  - Professor Manish Oza presented his paper "Fictions in Legal Reasoning" at the 2022 Annual Conference of the UK-IVR Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, "Law, Rationality and Practical Reason: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives."

  •  June 2022 - Professor Bassem Awad presented his paper “If not now, when? Reform of patent law in times of crisis” at the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP) 40th Annual Congress at the University of Copenhagen.

  • June 2022 - Professor Martin Petrin published an op-ed entitled "Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover and lessons for the law" in The Hill Times.

  •  June 2022 - Professor Colin Campbell published "A History of Canadian Income Tax, Vol. 1, The Income War Tax Act, 1917-1948."

  • May 2022 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn presented “A Gendered Lens: Guiding Principles for Responsible and Sustainable Mining and Metals Sector” at an online Early Career Feminist Workshop

  • May 2022 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn published “Getting Real: Canadian Mining Abroad and the Ombudsman for Responsible Enterprise” in Bruce Campbell, ed, Corporate Rules – The Real World of Business Regulation in Canada (Lorimer, May 2022), c 12, 200-210

  •  May 2022 - Professor Manish Oza presented his paper "Fictions in Legal Reasoning" at the Canadian Philosophical Association Congress. It won the Non-Tenured Faculty Essay Prize.

  • May 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented, "Mindfulness: An Invaluable Resource for Legal Professionals" to the Law Society of Ontario.

  •  April 2022 - Professor Zoe Sinel presented her paper, "Just Feelings: A Tort Law Theory of Emotion," at Fordham Law School's Legal Theory Workshop.

  •  April 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Virginia Torrie presented “Provincial Purposes and Parliamentary Power: Canadian Bankers’ Association v Attorney General of Saskatchewan (Moratorium Act Reference), 1954, Business History Reading Group, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

  •  April 2022 - Professor Zoe Sinel presented her paper "Just Feelings: A Tort Law Theory of Emotion" at the 2022 Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory at the National University of Singapore.

  •  April 2022 - Professor Stephen Pitel presented the paper “Morguard Investments Ltd v De Savoye (1990): Judgment Enforcement for a Modern World” at a conference at the University of Cambridge's Downing College. The conference featured the presentation of contributions to the forthcoming book Landmark Cases on Private International Law (Hart 2022).

  •  April 2022 - Professor Ryan Liss published "Criminal Law in a World of States" in the Michigan Journal of International Law 263.

  •  March 2022 - Professor Rande Kostal gave the 2022 “Messecar Lecture in History” at McMaster University. He spoke about the world history of the rule of law, including American efforts after the Second World War to transform the legal systems of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. 

  •  March 2022 - Professor Robert Solomon presented "Alcohol, Health Labels, Manufacturers’ Duty to Inform, and Canadian Law” at the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria.

  • March 2022 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn presented “An Earth Lawyer’s Perspective on Space Mining – Not Science Fiction: Opportunities for Canada” at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2022 Annual Convention, March 2022: Main Program (Toronto -2022/06/13)

  •  February 2022 - Professor Zoe Sinel presented her paper "Just Feelings: A Tort Law Theory of Emotion" at the UCLA School of Law Legal Theory Workshop.

  •  February 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer published a review of "Barry E.C. Boothman, Corporate Cataclysm: Abitibi Power & Paper and the Collapse of the Newsprint Industry, 1912-1946." (2022) 39:4 Law and History Review 877-879.

  •  February 2022 - Professor Thomas Telfer published "Debt and Federalism: Landmark Cases in Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 1894-1937" with co-author Virginia Torrie.

  •  February 2022 - Professor Rory Gillis published "Federalism and Interprovincial Infrastructure Disputes in Canada" (2022) 55:1 UBC L Rev 1.

  •  2021 - Professor Robert Solomon (with M. Kondo) submitted a brief re: "Conditional Sentences of Imprisonment: R. v. Sharma and Bill C-22," to the Honourable D. Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

  •  2021 - Professor Robert Solomon (with N. Giesbrecht et al.) published “Alcohol retail privatisation in Canadian provinces between 2012 and 2017. Is decision making oriented to harm reduction?” (2021) 40(3) Drug and Alcohol Review 459. 

  •  2021 - Professor Robert Solomon (with K. Wallance et al.) published “The Canadian Alcohol Policy Evaluation project: Findings from a review of provincial and territorial alcohol policies” (2021) 40(6) Drug and Alcohol Review 937. 

  •  December 2021 - Dean Erika Chamberlain published "Francis v Ontario: Can the Crown Restore its Own Immunity?" in the Canadian Bar Review.

  •  December 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer published "Wounded Feelings: Litigating Emotions in Quebec, 1870-1950 by Eric H. Reiter" in The University of Toronto Quarterly, vol. 90, no. 3.

  •  November 2021 - Professor Richard McLaren spoke at The Sports Law Association of Malaysia's inaugural conference.

  • November 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin published "Trustworthy AI and Corporate Governance: The EU's Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence from a Company Law Perspective" with co-author Eleanore Hickman in the European Business Organization Law Review.

  •  October 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer spoke at the 5th Annual Commercial Law Symposium, where he commented on a paper dealing with the interface of bankruptcy law and criminal law.

  • October 2021 - Professor Andrew Botterell published "Private Law, Public Right, and the Law of Unjust Enrichment” in Jurisprudence.

  • October 2021 - Professor Colin Cambell published "Administration of Income Tax 2021" through Thomson Reuters.

  • September 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin published "Beyond Shareholder Value: Exploring Justifications for a Broader Corporate Purpose" in the Research Handbook on Corporate Purpose and Personhood.

  • August 2021 - Professor Erika Chamberlain published “McKitty v Hayani: Time for Canada to clarify its legal definition of death” (2021) 14:2 McGill Journal of Law and Health 219-250.

  • July 2021 - Professor David Sandomierski co-edited, with Susan Bartie, American Legal Education Abroad: Critical Histories (New York: NYU Press, 2021). The book offers an unprecedented and surprising picture of the history of legal education in fourteen countries beyond the United States.

  • June 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer published "Equitable Subordination Redux? Section 183 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and Respecting the ‘Legislative Will’ of Parliament” (2021) 64:3 Can Bus LJ 316-341

  • June 2021 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld presented "International Outer Space Law and the Mining of Space Resources: Ambiguities and Opportunities" at the virtual Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium.

  • June 2021 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld was an invited panelist at the Canadian Red Cross' IHL Now public e-learning series. She spoke alongside Margot Wallström, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, and Nigerian lawyer Fati Ibrahim Makintami, on "Responding to sexual violence in conflict".

  • June 2021 - Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson published "Is Protection of Data through Data Exclusivity, Technological Protection Measures or Right Management Information actually Intellectual Property?," ch. 9 in Daniel J Gervais (ed), The Future of Intellectual Property [ATRIP Intellectual Property Series], Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2021, pp 169-192.

  • June 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin published, as co-author, 'Climate change poses triple threat to Canada’s energy sector' in the iPolitics digital newspaper.

  • June 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented "Welcome to My Mindfulness Classroom" at the Teaching Well-Being Conference hosted by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

  • June 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin presented 'Expanding the Boundaries of Tort Law in Parent Company Liability: An Appropriate Solution?' at the Oxford Bonavero Institute of Human Rights 'Symposium on Civil Liability for Business-Related Human Rights Abuses'.

  • May 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented "A Socio-Political Lens of Corporate Restructuring Law" at the Law and Society Association Annual Conference. He was a member of an author meets reader panel.

  • May 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented "How to Create a Non-Stigmatized and Inclusive Work Environment" at the Law Society Ontario Mental Health for Legal Professionals Summit. 

  • May 2021 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld presented "A Feminist Approach to the Outer Space Treaty" at Narratives of International Law, convened online by the Maastricht University Study Group for Critical Approaches to International Law.

  • April 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer published "The New Bankruptcy 'Detective Agency'? The Origins of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy in Great Depression Canada" (2020) 64:1 Can Bus LJ 22

  • April 2021 - Professor Erika Chamberlain presented "What you do (and don't) need to know about Atlantic Lottery Corporation v Babstock," at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute Annual Conference,   (online).

  •  April 2021 - Professor Emerita Margaret Ann Wilkinson "The Decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in York University v Access Copyright" (2020)

  • April 2021- Professor Frankie Young published "Indigenous Economic Development and Sustainability: Maintaining the Integrity of Indigenous Culture in Corporate Governance" (2021) vol 17:2 McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law

  • April 2021 - Professor Frankie Young  – Discussant  “The Forgotten Foundations of the Canadian Constitution” Western University (Online).

  • April 2021 - Professor Frankie Young “Protocols for Engaging in Indigenous Economic Development with First Nations” Department of  Justice Canada, Prairie Region (April 2021)

  • April 2021 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented  "Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being" for the Legal Education Society of Alberta. 

  • April 2021 - Adjunct Professor Julie Lee, Western Law students Denise Eades & Stephen Troyer and Jacquelyn Burkell co-authored "Glitchy screens, ‘cat lawyers’ and hot mics: The perils of Zoom courts” in The Conversation Canada. 

  • April 2021 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn published "Space mining is not science fiction, and Canada could figure prominently" in The Conversation Canada. 

  • April 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin, with Dr David Gindis, presented "The Impact of AI and New Technologies on Business and the Nature of Firms" at the "Workshop on AI Challenges to Established Legal Institutions" organized by Monash University and The Ramat Gan College of Law & Business.

  • April 2021 - Professor Michael Coyle was Session Chair, “Indigenous legal traditions, the common law and the civil law in Canada/ Les traditions juridiques autochtones, la common law et le droit civil au Canada: Working against and alongside each other”.

  • March 2021 - Professor Frankie Young - Reconciliation in Indigenous Economic Development Initiatives”  Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canadian Business Law Blog

  • March 2021- Professor Frankie Young  - Session Chair,  “Forgotten Freedoms”  Law and Freedom Conference, Runnymede Society (Online).

  • March 2021 - Professor Michael Coyle presented "Arms Linked Together? Three Visions/Models of Indigenous Sovereignty" at the Workshop on ‘Nested Sovereignty’ and Political Authority L’université de Québec.

  • February 2021 - Professor Emerita Margaret Ann Wilkinson "Copyright Update 2021" presentation at OLA [Ontario Library Association] Superconference 2021, Feb 5, 2021

  • February 2021 - Professor Andrew Botterell published a Case Comment: 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (Feb. 2021) 69 CCLT (4th) 137

  • February 2021 - Professor Andrew Botterell published  "Understanding the Tort of Deceit” in S. Degeling, M. Crawford & N. Tiverios, eds, Justifying Private Rights (Hart Publishing, 2021).

  • February 2021 - Professor Christopher Nicholls co-authored, with Jeffrey G. MacIntosh, Duties of Securities Brokers in Canada published by LexisNexis Canada. 

  • January 2021 - Professor Frankie Young “Cultural Humility and Empathy Training” Level Justice training on Indigenous Law for lawyers and law students  (CPD credit 1.5 Hr).

  • January 2021 - Professor Frankie Young “Etuaptmumk: Considering Indigenous Economic Development Through the Lens of Two-Eyed Seeing” Indigenous Law Center, University of Saskatchewan College of Law

  • January 2021 - Professor Martin Petrin co-authored an opinion piece on new legislation on gender quotas on boards of directors in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), Switzerland's leading newspaper (in German).

  • January 2021 - Professor Suzanne E. Chiodo published, "Local Representation and Litigant Voice: The Story of Class Actions in Newfoundland and Labrador" (2020) 71 UNBLJ 204

  • January 2021 - Professor Suzanne E. Chiodo published, "Ontario Civil Justice Reform in the Wake of COVID-19: Inspired or Institutionalized?" (2021) 57:3 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 801

  • January 2021 - Professor David Sandomierski and Professor John Bliss of the University of Denver presented their research on equity considerations arising out of COVID-related law school grading changes to the section on empirical research on legal education at the American Association of Law Schools annual meeting in San Francisco on January 7, 2021 (via Zoom).

  • January 2021 - Professor David Sandomierski published "Catalytic Agents? Lon Fuller, James Milner, and the Lawyer as Social Architect, 1950-69" (2021) 71 University of Toronto Law Journal 91

  • January 2021 - Professor Claire Houston published "Case Comment: Undermining Children's Rights in A.M. v. C.H." (2020) 39 CFLQ 100

  • January 2021 - Professor Claire Houston published "Respecting and Protecting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children in Family Courts" (2020) 33 Can. J. Fam. L. 103
      
  • 2020 - Professor Robert Solomon (with T. Stockwell et al.) published "The Unintended Public Health Consequences of Changing Canadian Regulatory Policies on Alcohol and Cannabis: Substitution or Supplementation of Use and Harm" through the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria.

  • December 2020 - Professor Frankie Young  Indigenous Legal Orders: Lessons from Wet’suwet’en” New Perspectives on Indigenous Private Law Conference, Co-Chair 

  • December 2020 - Professors David Sandomierski and Shauna Van Praagh (McGill) co-edited "Law and Learning in the Time of Pandemic" published, online, with Lex Electronica. Professors David Sandomierski and Colin Campbell both contributed essays to the collection.

  • December 2020 - Professors Erika Chamberlain and Stephen Pitel (General Editors) of Fridman's The Law of Torts in CanadaAuthors: Professors Andrew Botterell, Erika Chamberlain, Mitchell McInnes, Jason Neyers, Stephen Pitel and Zoë Sinel

  • December 2020 Professors Valerie Oosterveld and Margaret M. DeGuzman (Editors) The Elgar Companion to the International Criminal Court (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020)

  • November 2020 - Professor Bassem Awad presented (online) "Intellectual Property and the Human Rights interface" to the Law and Human Rights class at the University of Wilfrid Laurier Faculty of Liberal Arts. 

  • November 2020 - Professors Valerie Oosterveld and Indira Rosenthal published  ‘Gender and the ILC’s 2019 Draft Articles on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity’ (2020) 6(1) in the African Journal of International Criminal Justice 215-227.
       
  • November 2020 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented (online) "The Legal History of Bankruptcy" to the Legal History class at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law.

  • November 2020 - Dean Erika Chamberlain presented (online) "The Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, 2019: Codification or Expanded Liability?" at the Middlesex Law Association's Annual Straight from the Bench Conference.

  •  October 2020 - Professor Frankie Young presented  Indigenous Economic Development and Sustainability: Maintaining the Integrity of Indigenous Culture in Corporate Governance” Daughters of the Themis International Quinquennial Conference

  • October 2020 - Professor Elizabeth Steyn published Slavery charges against Canadian mining company settled on the sly” in The Conversation Canada.

  • September 2020 - Professors Martin Petrin and Eleanore Hickman published  "Trustworthy AI and Corporate Governance" in the Oxford Business Law Blog (14 September 2020).

  • September 2020 - Professor Martin Petrin was an invited panelist and academic expert at an event discussing Ernst & Young's study on 'Artificial Intelligence in Company Law and Corporate Governance' for the European Directorate General for Justice and Consumers.

  • September 2020 - Professor Michael Coyle published "E Pluribus Plures: Legal Pluralism and the Recognition of Indigenous Legal Orders”, in Paul Schiff Berman, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Global Legal Pluralism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020).

  • September 2020 - Professor Martin Petrin presented (online) his forthcoming chapter on "Exploring Justifications for a Broader Corporate Purpose" at the Colloquium for the Research Handbook on Corporate Purpose and Personhood, organized by Penn Law and Georgetown Law faculty members.
       
  • September 2020 - Professsor Margaret Ann Wilkinson's invited contribution "Does the Law Create Boundaries Limiting Genealogical Exploration through DNA in Canada?"  appeared in the theme issue "The Personal Past", Spring/Summer 2020 Canadian Issues p 62.

  • September 2020 - Professor Thomas Telfer spoke at the Western Fall Perspectives on Teaching Conference. His presentation was entitled, "Welcome to My Mindfulness Classroom"

  • August 2020 - Professor Frankie Young presented Etuaptmumk: Considering Trust Investments Through the Lens of Two-Eyed Seeing” Legal Reform for Indigenous Economic Growth National Workshop Series.

  • July 2020 - Professor Frankie Young presented Indigenous Economic Development for First Nations in Canada” Ivey Business School, Sip and Speak Webinar

  • July 2020 - Professor Colin Campbell co-presented a paper, "Countering Tax Avoidance in Canada before the General Anti-Avoidance Rule" at the Cambridge History of Tax Law Conference. The paper will be published in Studies in the History of Tax Law, volume 10, in 2021.

  • June 2020 - Professor Martin Petrin acted as a discussant on a paper on "Investor Perception and the 'Nested Legitimacy' of IPOs" at the Mike Wright Memorial Symposium/British J. of Management Special Issue on Entrepreneurial Finance, co-organized by Western's DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies.

  • June 2020 - Professor Robert Solomon et al., published “Cannabis and Driving: The Provincial and Territorial Legislative Mosaic” in (2020) 68 Criminal Law Quarterly 165.

  • June 2020 - Professor Thomas Telfer delivered the keynote address to the Western Research Virtual Conference on June 11. His presentation was entitled "Breaking the Silence on Researcher Mental Health".

  • May 2020 Profesor Martin Petrin published, "Is Stakeholderism Bad for Stakeholders?" (21 May 2020) Columbia Law School Blog on Corporations & Capital Markets.

  • May 2020 - Professor Robert Solomon (with T. Stockwell, & P. O’Brien et al.), published “Cancer warning labels on alcohol containers: A consumer’s right to know, a government’s responsibility to inform, and an industry’s power to thwart” in (2020) 81(2) Journal of Studies on Alcohol & Drugs 284

  • May 2020 - Professor Chios Carmody's article "Pragmatism and the WTO Agreement" was published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in a series about World Trade Organization reform.

  • April 2020 - Professor Robert Solomon (with L. MacLeod & E. Dumschat), published “The increasing role of provincial administrative sanctions in Canadian impaired driving enforcement” in (2020) 21(5) Traffic Injury Prevention 298.

  • March 2020 - Professor Frankie Young presented  Etuaptmumk: Considering Trust Investment Principles Through the Lens of Two-Eyed Seeing” Legal Reform for Indigenous Economic Growth International Workshop Series ( Maui, Hawaii).

  • March 2020 - Professor Frankie Young presented “Working Around the Constraints of the Indian Act in Secured Property Transactions on First Nation Lands”  Legal Reform for Indigenous Economic Growth International Workshop Series  Maui, Hawaii).

  • March 2020 - Professor Robert Solomon, (with L. MacLeod & E. Dumschat), published “The Shifting Focus of Canadian Impaired Driving Enforcement: The Increased Role of Provincial and Territorial Administrative Sanctions” in (2020) 25 Canadian Criminal Law Review 24.

  • March 2020 - Professor Michael Coyle "Shifting the Focus: Viewing Indigenous Consent Not as a Snapshot But as a Feature Film”, (2020) 27 International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

  • February 2020 - Professor Frankie Young's article "A Trojan Horse: Can Indian self-government be promoted through the Indian Act?" was published in Volume 97(3) of the Canadian Bar Review.

  • February 2020 – Professor Chi Carmody presented his paper “The New Normal: Abuse of Right under WTO Law” at the University of Illinois' John Marshall School of Law in Chicago. A portion of his paper will also be published in his forthcoming book A Theory of WTO Law: A Theory of Law (Cambridge).

  • January 2020 - Professor Frankie Young published "Considering Indigenous Trusts Investments Through the Lens of Two Eyed Seeing" (2020) 40 Est. Tr. & Pensions J. 97

  • January 2020 - Professors Martin Petrin and D. Gindis, published "Economic Analysis of Corporate Law" in: A. Marciano & G. Battista Ramello (eds.), Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Springer, 2020)

  • December 2019 – Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson's co-edited volume New Paradigms in the Protection of Inventiveness, Data and Signs, published by Éditions Yvon Blais, appeared and contains both a peer-reviewed chapter by Professor Wilkinson ("Health Personal Data Protection and Data Exclusivity") and another by her Western Law doctoral student Darinka Tomic ("Challenging Intellectual Property").

  • November 2019 - Professor Frankie Young presented “Indigenous Economic Development and Sustainability: Maintaining the Integrity of Indigenous Culture in Corporate Governance” Legal Reform for Indigenous Economic Growth International Workshop Series (San Diego, CA).

  • October 2019 – Professor Valerie Oosterveld presented ‘Gender and International Humanitarian Law: Current Issues’ on a panel at the Canadian Council on International Law conference in Ottawa. She also served as a discussant for keynote speaker Professor Payam Akhavan.

  • October 2019 - Professor Thomas Telfer was an invited speaker at the Federation of Law Societies of Canada Annual Conference in St. John's. His talk was entitled, "Mindfulness and the Legal Profession"

  • September 2019 - Professor Frankie Young presented “Indigenous Trusts as a Means to Advance Economic Development” Legal Reform for Indigenous Economic Growth National Workshop Series  (September 2019, Saskatoon, SK).
                                                                                            
  • September 2019 - Professor Frankie Young Discussant “The Inconvenient Truth: Freedom of Conscience and Religion is the Prototypical Right” by Barry Bussey, Forgotten Freedoms Symposium (Toronto, ON).

  • September 2019 - Professor Frankie Young - Discussant “Is State Neutrality Bad for Indigenous Religious Freedom?” by Professor Benjamin Berger, Forgotten Freedoms Symposium (Toronto, ON).

  • September 2019 - Professor Frankie Young presented “Christianity and Indigenous Reconciliation: The Impacts of Christian Institutions upon Indigenous Culture and the Benefits of Spiritual Reconciliation” Forgotten Freedoms Symposium (Toronto, ON).

  • August 2019 - Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson presented "To Monopolize or Not to Monopolize: IP in the Age of Data" and spoke on a panel about “The Role of Libraries and Repositories in IP Education and Research” at the Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property [ATRIP] in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • August 2019 – Professor Valerie Oosterveld published “The Construction of Gender in Child Soldiering in the Special Court for Sierra Leone” in Mark A. Drumbl and Jastine C. Barrett eds), Research Handbook on Child Soldiers (Elgar Publishers)

  • July 2019 - Professor Tom Telfer co-edited the casebook, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law in Canada: Cases, Materials, and Problems (Irwin Law), with Stephanie Ben-Ishai.  

  • July 2019 - Professor Erika Chamberlain co-authored “When Should Casinos Owe a Duty of Care Toward Their Patrons?” in the Alberta Law Review.

  • June 2019 - Professor Tom Telfer presented, "The Zero Suicide Initiative" at the National Health Leadership Conference in Toronto.