2010 Archive

Are mandatory minimum sentences the solution to haphazard justice?
Robert Matas. The Globe and Mail. December 16 2010.
Mentioned: Isabel Grant
Full Story

Sex slaves for sale on Craigslist
Sam Cooper, The Province, December 5, 2010
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Credit Suisse fights federal court order to release records
Greg McArthur. The Globe and Mail. November 22, 2010
Mentioned: David Duff
Full Story

Supreme Court ruling on sexual pre-consent could affect seniors with dementia
Sheryl Ubelacker. Canadian Press. November 21, 2010
Mentioned: Isabel Grant
Full Story

The slave trade makes a comeback in Canada
Mark Milke. The Calgary Herald. November 14, 2010
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
Rick Cluff. CBC Radio The Early Edition. November 8, 2010
Radio interview with: James Stewart
Full Broadcast

UBC journalism students to help investigate wrongful conviction cases
Gerry Bellett. The Vancouver Sun. November 5, 2010
Mentioned: Tamara Levy
Full Story

Justice minister urges Craigslist to stop listing sex services
Janice Tibbetts. The Vancouver Sun. November 4, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Ottawa moves to rein in ‘mega-trials'
Gloria Galloway. The Globe and Mail. November 3, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Anthony Sheppard
Full Story

Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
François Misser. BBC French Service. November 1, 2010
Radio interview with: James Stewart
Full Broadcast

Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
Mark Whittaker. BBC World Today. October 29, 2010
Radio interview with: James Stewart
Full Broadcast

Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
Mark Forsuuthe. CBC Radio. BC Almanac. October 28, 2010
Radio interview with: James Stewart
Full Broadcast

Lawsuit seeking info on sperm donor
CTV News. October 26, 2010
Interviewed: Professor Fiona Kelly
Full story

Charge corporations that profit from conflict with war crimes, B.C. prof says
James Keller. The Canadian Press. October 26, 2010
Mentioned: Professor James Stewart
Full Story  

Putting an end to exploitation the best course of action
Professor Christine Boyle. The Vancouver Sun. October 25, 2010
Full Story

Alberta tells Craigslist to drop sex ads
United Press International. October 24, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story 

Exporting perversion
Professor Benjamin Perrin. The National Post. October 22, 2010
Full Story

B.C. could have recovered at least $352,000 from Basi for legal fees
Rob Shaw. The Vancouver Sun. October 21, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Anthony Sheppard
Full Story

Sex trafficking: A national disgrace
Julian Sher. The Globe and Mail. October 17, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Manitoba to demand Craigslist kill sex adds
Larry Kusch. Winnipeg Free Press. October 15, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story  

Craigslist pressured to eliminate sex ads, but they're still just a couple of clicks away+
Daphane Bramham. The Vancouver Sun. October 14, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Criminals capitalizing on lack of coordination: UBC professor
Carol Sanders. The Vancouver Sun. October 14, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Provinces must get serious to end 'modern-day slavery,' author argues
The National Post. October 13, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

B.C. prof shines light on modern-day slavery
Brenlee Carrington. The Winnipeg Free Press. October 9, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

'It's a form of modern-day slavery'
Douglas Quan. The Ottawa Citizen. October 9, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Craigslist erotic ads targeted by law prof
CBC.  October 8, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story 

Nine foreigners found in container at Montreal port
Max Harrold and Marian Scott. The Calgary Herald. October 8, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Prosecute Craigslist for aiding sex traffickers
Professor Benjamin Perrin. The Calgary Herald. October 7, 2010
Full Story

Sweden's fix: Jail the johns
Professor Benjamin Perrin. The Globe and Mail. October 1, 2010
Full Story

Demands for law school spots high
Christopher Guly. The Lawyers Weekly. October 1, 2010
Mentioned: Dean Mary Anne Bobinski
Full Story
 
Part 1: Prostitution Laws – Interview with MP Joy Smith and Professor Benjamin Perrin
Anna Maria Tremonti. CBC Radio – The Current. September 29, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Interview with Professor Perrin on Ontario Superior Court ruling on constitutionality of prostitution offences
CHQR Radio (Calgary). September 28, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
 
Prostitution laws struck down
Tracey Tyler. The Toronto Star. September 28, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Full Story 
 
Cops rail against prostitution ruling
Tamara Cherry. Toronto Sun. September 28, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Sex, drugs and slavery loom large in new book season
Rebecca Wigod. The Vancouver Sun. September 25, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story 
 
Trafficking in persons
Chris Kitching. The Winnipeg Sun. September 24, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story 
 
Is infanticide a legitimate defence?
Tracey Tyler. The Toronto Star. September 23, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
Full Story 
 
Canadian girls victims of human trafficking: RCMP
Brian Lilley. Toronto Sun. September 13, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story
 
Majority of human trafficking for sex trade, RCMP says
CTV. September 13, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story
 
Last year, maybe. This year, no way.
Laura Drake. MacLean's. September 13, 2010
Mentioned: Associate Dean David Duff
Full Story

Law & Order
Leo Singer, The National, July - August 2010
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Full Story

Test Cast to challenge postpartum-despair defence
Kirk Makin. The Globe and Mail. September 11, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
Full Story

Wrongly convicted single mothers – and others – to be “compensated”
Sonia Lawrence, The Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode Blog, September 9, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Emma Cunliffe
Full Story: 

Stopping migrants at sea dramatic but ineffective
Campbell Clark, The Globe and Mail, September 9, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story: 

Campaign to education falls short, critics say
Norma Greenway, The Vancouver Sun, September 8, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story: 

Critics say campaign to fight human trafficking falls short
Norma Greenaway, Canada.com, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story: (Postmedia)
 
Critics blast new human trafficking education campaign
Norma Greenway, The National Post, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story: 

Interview with Prof. Perrin on human trafficking awareness campaign
CTV News Channel, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Link to Interview: http://watch.ctv.ca/news/latest/blue-blindfold/#clip345005 
 
Human Trafficking and Canada
Carole MacNeil, CBC News Now, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Link to Interview: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2010/09/07/toews-human-smuggling-tamil-ship.html#
 
Feds ask for public's help with human trafficking
Brian Lilley, Toronto Sun, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story: 
 
Interview with Professor Perrin on the Blue Blindfold human trafficking awareness campaign
CBC Radio (BC Almanac), September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
 
Interview with Professor Perrin on the Blue Blindfold human trafficking awareness campaign
CKNW Radio (Vancouver), September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
 
More Tamils bound for Canada: expert
Chris Brown, CBC News, September 7, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Law & Order
Leo Singer, The National, July – August 2010
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson

Child Custody
Rachel Cave. CBC Radio. 
Mentioned: Professor Susan Boyd
Link to Interview

Hiding women in brothels won't stop their exploitation
Professor Janine Benedet. The Vancouver Sun. August 21, 2010
Full Story

Ottawa, first nations spar over sockeye
Adrian Nieoczym. The Globe and Mail. August 22, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Doug Harris
Full Story

War on human smuggling could leave refugee casualties in wake
Francoise Makanda. Embassy. August 18, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Will Aussies elect a childless woman?
Brenda Bouw. The Globe and Mail. August 14, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Margot Young
Full Story

Canadian police urged to fight Asian smuggling
Canadian Press. August 13, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full story

Criminals Likely Planned Migrant Ship: Expert
Dharm Makwana. Toronto Sun (QMI Agency). August 13, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Ottawa plans new rules for boat migrants
John Ibbitson. The Globe and Mail. August 12, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Legal perspective on the latest from the HST front.
Margot Young. BC Almanac on CBC Radio. August 12, 2010. 
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Who should watch over civilian-led investigation unit?
Professor Benjamin Goold. The Vancouver Sun. July 26, 2010
Full Story

Professors Susan Boyd interviewed by Chinese television news station regarding recent changes to the Family Act.(News clip is in Cantonese)
Leon Lee. New Tang Dynasty Television. July 20, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Susan Boyd
Fully Story

New B.C. Family act would give Common-law partners same rights as married couples
Darah Hansen. The Vancouver Sun. July 20, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Susan Boyd
Full Story

Sweeping rewrite to reflect our culture; Emphasis on meditation, not courts
Andy Ivens. The Province. July 20, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Susan Boyd
Full Story

With no code for public order, mayhem will continue
Robert Diab and Professor Wesley Pue. The Vancouver Sun. July 7, 2010 
Full Story

First nations to set up gambling body; B.C. government isn't sharing profits fairly, they say
Todd Coyne. The Vancouver Sun. June 30, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Darlene Johnston
Full Story

Orwell was right: Big Brother is watching
Pete McMartin. The Vancouver Sun. June 29, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Goold
Full Story

Cultures clash over birds of prey
Rebecca Lindell. The Globe and Mail. June 25, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Gordon Christie
Full Story

When it comes to summit security, police answer to no one
Adam Radwanski. The Globe and Mail. June 23, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Wesley Pue
Full Story

The cost of cameras in B.C. schools is about more than money
Professor Benjamin Goold. The Vancouver Sun. June 19, 2010
Full Story

The elusive link between sex trafficking and sporting events
Carl Bialik. Wall Street Journal. June 18, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Human trafficking bill passes Senate
Tamara Cherry. Toronto Sun. June 17, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Historic murder case involving Quebec judge prompts steps to ensure partiality
Jonathan Montpetit & Sidhartha Banerjee. Winnipeg Free Press. June 17, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Full Story

Report, experts call for national strategy on human trafficking
Tamara Cherry. Toronto Sun. June 15, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Mother, 24, charged with killing two babies
Kim Bolan. The Vancouver Sun. June 3, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
Full Story

China's legal system uncovered
Luis Millan. The Lawyers Weekly. June 4, 2010.
Mentioned: Centre for Asian Studies, Faculty of Law
Full Story

Gulf spill seen as “weapon”
Allan Dowd. The Province. May 30, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Doug Harris
Full Story

Canada's inhumane prison plan
Conrad Black. National Post. May 29, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Full Story

Fear-Driven Policy: Ottawa's harsh new penal proposals won't make us safer, just poorer – and less humane.
Written by Professor Michael Jackson & Graham Stewart. Literary Review of Canada. May 28, 2010 
Full Story

Gulf spill complicates oilsands pipeline project
Allan Dowd, Reuters The Vancouver Sun May 26, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Doug Harris
Full Story

Minimum sentence is only part of the solution, MP says
Norma Greenaway. The Vancouver Sun. May 3, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin 
Full Story

Man sues B.C. for lifetime ban on disability assistance
Canadian Press. CTV News. April 30, 2010
Mentioned: First Nations Legal Clinic
Full Story

B.C. man sues after province bans him from disability assistance for life
James Keller. Metro News. April 30, 2010
Mentioned: First Nations Legal Clinic
Full Story

BC judge rules hatred motivated sucker-punch-beating of gay man
Tamsyn Burgmann. The Canadian Press. April 30, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet 
Full Story

The message is clear: Public education matters
Professor Joel Bakan. The Vancouver Sun. April 28, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Joel Bakan
Full Story

Treaty rights and their protection
Professor Darlene Johnston, The Province, April 21, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Darlene Johnston
Full Story:

Human trafficking conference underlines government inaction
Mark Hasiuk, Vancouver Courier, April 21, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Full Story:

Input sought on Child and Family Services Act
Inuvik Drum. April 12, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Sharon Sutherland
Full Story

22 people make refugee claims after Vancouver Olympics
Terri Theodore. The Canadian Press. April 10, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Full Story

'Peg band settles Harry Potter lawsuit
Steve Lambert. The Canadian Press. March 29, 2010. 
Mentioned: Professor Mira Sundara-Rajan
Full Story

Tough Justice: Is the Harper Agenda a Phony War on Crime?
Michael Enright. CBC: The Sunday Edition. March 28, 2010. 
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Full Story

The most dangerous game
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall. The Globe and Mail. March 27, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Blackmore seeks standing, funding in case that will test Canada's polygamy law
James Keller. The Canadian Press. March 25, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Margot Young
Full Story

MODERN-DAY SLAVERY: Part I - It's happening here
Jeremy Deutsch. Kamloops this Week. March 18, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Centre of a storm; Can an agreement be 'disclaimed?' Legal eyes watching Goldman outcome 
Jim Middlemiss. Financial Post. March 12, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Janis Sarra
Full Story

Police shut down child porn operation in Port McNeill
CTV BC. March 12, 2010
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Enthusiasm For Winter Games Falling In Vancouver
Martin Kaste. NPR. February 8, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Margot Young
Full Story

Life on the Instalment Plan: Is Canada's penal system for women making or breaking Renée Acoby?
Marian Botsford Fraser. The Walrus. February 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Full Story

Vancouver Olympics get an ‘F' for failing to curb sex trafficking: group
Mike Barber. The Gazette. February 9, 2010.
Mentioned: Assistant Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Legalizing sex trade isn't the answer
The Edmonton Journal. February 8, 2010.
Written by Assistant Professor Benjamin Perrin
Full Story

Idea of company-as-person originated in late 19th century 
Martha C. White The Washington Post. January 31, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Joel Bakan
Full Story

Women's Studies enriches the nation 
The National Post. January 28 2010. Page: A15. 
Written by Professor Susan B. Boyd 
Full Story

Ambush marketing the unofficial competition shaping up in lead up to Games
Tamsyn Burgmann. The Canadian Press. January 21, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Mira Sundara-Rajan
Full Story

The Professors and Prorogation
Andrew Potter. Macleans.ca. January 11, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Wesley Pue
Full Story

BC health clinic operator charged for allegedly faking credentials
Sunny Dhillon. The Canadian Press. Wednesday, January 6, 2010.
Mentioned: Professor Susan B. Boyd
Full Story

How technology killed copyright
Gillian Shaw. The Vancouver Sun. January 2, 2010. Page: D1.
Mentioned: Professor Mira Sundara Rajan
Full Story