Recent Faculty Publications & Presentations

2024 Publications and Presentations

  • February 2024 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Emily G. Nielsen’s presentation about their paper titled Enhancing Lawyers’ Well-Being and Competencies Beyond the Traditional Law School Curriculum: The Impact of Mindfulness Education on Law Students co-written with Sara Ahola Kohut and Elli Weisbaum was included as a resource for attendees of the University of Melbourne and Monash University’s Wellness for Law Forum: Reflecting on the Past, Shaping the Future: Wellness for Law to 2030.
  • January 2024- Professor Thomas Telfer was appointed a Senior Lecturing Fellow by Duke University School of Law for the Spring Semester. He offered Mindfulness and the Legal Profession as an intensive course at Duke.
  • January 2024- Professor Thomas Telfer presented "Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being" to the University of Calgary Negotiations Class.
  • January 2024 - Professor Emeritus Robert Solomon & Eric Dumschat published “Mandatory Alcohol Screening in Canada: The Courts, the Police and Next Steps in Maximizing Traffic Safety” (2024) 27(3) Canadian Criminal Law Review 273.

2023 Publications and Presentations

  • December 2023 - Professor Francesco Ducci presented the paper "Consumer Welfare and the Competitive Process" at the 2023 SIDE Law and Economics Conference.
  • November 2023 - Professor Andy Yu presented “Legal Rationalism for Everyone” at the Canadian Section – International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy Webinar. 
  • November 2023 - Professor Andy Yu presented "Constitutional Statutes are ‘Always Speaking’” at the Evolving Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation in Canada Conference, University of Ottawa Public Law Centre and University of Manitoba Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. 
  • November 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented “Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being” to students in the Law and Happiness course at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.
  • November 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer was an invited panel member on the topic of "Building Resilience and Maintaining Mental Health in the Legal Profession" for Law Pro and the Toronto Lawyers' Association (450 participants).
  • October 2023 - Professor Martin Petrin presented "Perforated Boundaries, Reverse Access, and Platform Markets" at the 2023 Canadian Law & Economics Association Meeting.
  • October 2023 - Professor Emeritus Richard McLaren presented on a panel hosted by CLUE Software entitled "Is dope testing still a numbers game? Maximising technology for a proactive approach to anti-doping."
  • October 2023 - Professor Emeritus Richard McLaren give the keynote address at Australia's Victoria State Police Sporting Integrity Symposium on his independent investigation entitled “Manipulation Across Sports."
  • October 2023 - Professor Emeritus Richard McLaren gave the Hayden Opie Oration address on the topic of “Sport Investigations: Learnings from my Past” at the 32nd Annual ANZSLA Conference in Australia where he was also a panelist on the topic of “I did not see anything: Appearing before sports disciplinary tribunals-practical tips and reflections." 
  • October 2023 - Professor Francesco Ducci presented the paper "Consumer Welfare and the Competitive Process" at the 2023 Canadian Law and Economics Association Conference.
  • October 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer published “A Historical Account of the Orderly Payment of Debts Act Reference: Limiting Provincial Efforts to Protect Insolvent Debtors” (2023) 46:2 Dalhousie Law Journal (co-author Virginia Torrie).
  • October 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer was a member of a panel "Mental Health and the Legal Profession" for the legal team at Loblaw Companies Limited in Toronto.
  • September 2023 - Professor Emeritus Robert Solomon presented a paper entitled: “Mandatory Alcohol Screening (MAS): The Courts and The Constitution” at the MADD Canada, National Leadership Conference in Toronto.
  • September 2023 - Professor Francesco Ducci published Ex Ante Regulation and Antitrust Remedies for Digital Markets in the Canadian Business Law Journal (2023).
  • September 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented "Justifying a Provincial Bankruptcy and Insolvency Power for Municipalities: An Analysis of Ladore v Bennett (1939) and Its Divergence from Twentieth Century Federalism Jurisprudence in Canada" (co-authored by Virginia Torrie) at the 7th Annual Canadian Commercial Law Symposium at Queen's University.
  • 2023 - Professor Emeritus Colin Campbell published "The Carter Commission and the Corporate Income Tax in Canada", (with R.Raizenne), in Harris and de Cogan (eds.) Studies in the History of Tax Law, Cambridge: Hart, 2023, pp. 487-518.
  • September 2023 - Professor Emeritus Richard McLaren presented on corruption in horse racing titled "Racing into the Future: Learnings from the Past" at the 23rd International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians in Hong Kong. 
  • September 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented "Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being" to the 1L class at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.
  • August 2023 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld, along with Kathleen Maloney, Melanie O’Brien, published “Forced Marriage as the Crime Against Humanity of ‘Other Inhumane Acts’ in the International Criminal Court’s Ongwen Case” (2023) 23 International Criminal Law Review 705-730. 
  • August 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer published “Do Securities Commission Debts Survive a Bankruptcy Discharge? An Analysis of Poonian v British Columbia (Securities Commission) (BCCA)” (2023) 67:3 Canadian Business Law Journal 438-457 (co-authored by Jassmine Girgis).
  • July 2023 - Professor Chios Carmody gave a talk, "Precedent and Possibility", at the Society for International Economic Law (SIEL) Biennial Conference, Bogotá, Colombia, July 13, 2023.
  • July 2023 - Professor Erika Chamberlain presented “Diceyan Equality and Public Authority Liability: Floor or Ceiling?” at the 10th International Conference on the Law of Obligations, Banff, 14 July 2023.
  • July 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented “An Historical Account of the Orderly Payment of Debts Act Reference: Limiting Provincial Efforts to Protect Insolvent Debtors” (co-authored by Virginia Torrie) at the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
  • July 2023 - Professor Rory Gillis presented "Two Conceptions of the Prospectivity Problem in Taxation" at Cambridge University Tax Policy Conference, July 3, 2023.
  • July 2023 - Professor Jennifer Farrell presented "Canada's Indirect Taxation of Mining Activities and Payments" at the "Crypto Assets: Tax Law and Policy" conference hosted by the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business (29th June-1st July, Rust, Austria).
  • June 2023 - Professor Emeritus Robert Solomon, A. McAleer & M. Kondo published “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: A Review of Canada’s Impaired Driving-Related, Blood-Testing Legislation” (2023) 71 Criminal Law Quarterly 247-301.
  • June 2023 - Professor Martin Petrin presented "The Firm and New Technologies: Perforated Boundaries, Reverse Access, and Platform Markets" at the 2023 Law & Society Annual Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • June 2023 - Professor Colin Campbell presented the paper "Taxpayer Migration" at the CBA Tax Law for Lawyers Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake on June 1, 2023.
  • June 2023 – Professor Bassem Awad presented “Artificial Intelligence and the Reform of Patent Law: Do we need a second tier of protection for AI generated inventions?” at the Future of the Global IP system workshop at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, June 28-30, 2023. 
  • June 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer published (with co-author Virginia Torrie) “Debt Postponement, Debtor Protection, and Creditor Interests: The Role of the Saskatchewan Moratorium Act Reference Case in Reinforcing the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Power” (2023) 86 Saskatchewan Law Review 41-82.
  • 2023 - Professor Rory Gillis published Rethinking the Division of Tax Room and Revenue in Fiscal Federalism” (2023) 73:2 University of Toronto Law Journal 174.
  • May 2023 - Professor Andy Yu presented "Legal Rationalism without Robust Normativity" at Canadian Philosophical Association on May 29, 2023.
  • May 2023 - Professor Manish Oza and Malcolm Rowe published "Structural Analysis and the Canadian Constitution" (2023) 101:1 Canadian Bar Review 206.
  • May 2023 - Professor Manish Oza presented "Can we legally revise the highest legal rule?" at the Legal Reasoning and Adjudication Workshop at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, May 18-19 2023.
  • May 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer was interviewed by the Champlain Society Witness to Yesterday Podcast (with Virginia Torrie) about their co-authored book, Debt and Federalism: Landmark Cases in Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 1894–1937 (UBC Press, 2021).
  • April 2023 - Professor Jacob Shelley co-authored "Use of digital technologies for public health
    surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic: A scoping review" published in Digital Health, Volume 9:1–22, April 14, 2023. 
  • April 2023 - Dean and Professor Erika Chamberlain was a panelist speaking on the topic of "Negligence," presented at the 16th Annual Conference on Crown Liability (Osgoode Professional Development, 21 April 2023).
  • April 2023 - Professor Emeritus Robert Solomon presented a workshop entitled: “A Legal Primer for Alberta Psychologists, Social Workers and Other Counsellors” for Talk Therapy in Calgary.
  • March 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer presented, "Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being" for students at Georgia State University College of Law.
  • March 2023 - Professor David Sandomierski published "Cultivating Versatility: The Multiple Foundations of the Law School’s Public Mission" (2023) 46:1 Dalhousie LJ.
  • March 2023 - Professor Colin Campbell presented "Fairness, War and the Income Tax in Canada", Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, March 13, 2023.
  • February 2023 - Professor Jennifer Farrell was the chair and discussant with Professor Ruth Mason presenting "A North American View of State Aid" at the 2023 annual International Fiscal Association Lectureship (Canada branch) (February 22, 2023).
  • February 2023 - Professor Colin Campbell's podcast in the Champlain Society's "Witness to Yesterday" series on the origin of the federal income tax in Canada: "War and the Origin of Income Tax" was published on February 17th.
  • February 2023 - Professor Francesco Ducci has been nominated by Concurrences for the 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards for his work Randomization as an Antitrust Remedy.
  • February 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer spoke at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference in Calgary. He was a member of a panel on bankruptcy exemptions. 
  • February 2023 - Professor Manish Oza published "Fictions in Legal Reasoning" in 
    Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review / Revue canadienne de philosophie , Volume 61 , Issue 3 , December 2022 , pp. 451 - 463.
  • January 2023 - 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 the AGM of the Canadian Business History Association in Toronto. 
  • January 2023 - Professor Thomas Telfer and Jassmine Girgis (University of Calgary) published "The Fraudulent Misrepresentation and False Pretences Exception to the Bankruptcy Discharge: Balancing the Debtor’s Fresh Start with Confidence in the Credit System" [2022] Annual Review of Insolvency Law. 2022 CanLIIDocs 4295.
  • 2023 - Professor Emeritus Robert Solomon & Eric Dumschat published “Ready, Fire, Aim: Canada’s Legal Response to Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths and Injuries” in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (Amsterdam: The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS), 2023). Paper presented by E. Dumschat, at 23rd International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, on August 29, 2022 in Amsterdam.

2022 Publications and Presentations

  • December 2022 - Professor Stephen Pitel and Amy Salyzyn published "Regulating Former Judges: Why the Delay?" in Slaw, December 22, 2022.
  • 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 Andy Yu was an invited panelist at the 17th Annual National Forum on Administrative Law and Practice 2022. He spoke alongside Adrienne Telford and Lauren J. Wihak on "W(h)ither Doré? The Uncertain Place of 'Charter Values' after Vavilov".
  • October 2022 - Professor Rory Gillis published "The Limits of Legal Substance: Tax Avoidance and Equitable Remedies after Collins Family Trust" (2022) 66:3 Canadian Business Law Journal 323.
  • 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 Andy Yu presented "Are the People Sovereign?" at the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL-AIDC) Junior Scholars Forum.
  • 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 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 Emeritus Robert Solomon & E. Dumschat presented “Ready, Fire, Aim: Canada’s Legal Response to Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths and Injuries” in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (Amsterdam: The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, 2022), online: <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kPTr5UVOIgxsKFENMQNgSOYswulheo7C/view>.
  • 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 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.
  •  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 Publications and Presentations

2020 Publications and Presentations

  • 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 - 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.
  • 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"
  • 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 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 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 - 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)

2019 Publications and Presentations

  • 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").
  • 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"
  • 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.