2011 Archive

Landmark child trafficking case catches advocates' eyes
Author: . CTV News. December 23, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Tlingit mask sells in Paris for $400K
Author: CBC News. December 21, 2011.
Mentioned: Bob Paterson
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Polygamy ruling won't be appealed
Author: Marc Ellison. The Globe and Mail. December 21, 2011.
Mentioned: Margot Young
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UBC law school students will argue a Twitter moot
Author: Bethany Horne. OpenFile. December 19, 2011.
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Tainted evidence: science in the dock
Author: . Brisbane Times. December 17, 2011.
Mentioned: Emma Cunliffe
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The other side with Rick Hansen, teens in the arctic, E-Bike, Eli Glasner, ledge guys, South of the Fraser, Vancouver crime rate, airline tickets
Author: Rick Cluff (host). CBC: The Early Edition. December 16, 2011.
Mentioned: Prof. Margot Young discusses the United Nations' concerns on human rights abuses against aboriginal women in Canada
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The Case for a Carbon Tax, and the US Financial System
Author: Steve Scher (host). Puget Sound Public Radio KUOW 94.9 FM. December 8, 2011.
Mentioned: Shi-Ling Hsu
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Bad evidence convicted Folbigg of killing children - academic
Author: Stuart Washington. The Sydney Morning Herald. December 5, 2011.
Mentioned: Emma Cunliffe
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Ruling against B.C. drunk driving law may affect other provinces: expert
Author: Thandi Fletcher and Ian Mulgrew. The National Post. November 30, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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No easy dividing line in use of force for self-defence
Author: Matthew Black. The Globe and Mail. November 22, 2011.
Mentioned: Christine Boyle
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Calgary mother charged in killing of two infants
Author: Dawn Walton. The Globe and Mail. November 22, 2011.
Mentioned: Isabel Grant
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'Mean-spirited' crime bill would deny visitors to punish inmates
Author: Kim Mackrael. The Globe and Mail. November 18, 2011.
Mentioned: Michael Jackson
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Proposed oil pipeline to Kitimat a magnet for controversy
Author: Peter O'Neil. The Vancouver Sun. November 18, 2011.
Mentioned: Gordon Christie
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Will charter protect Occupy protesters from eviction?
Author: Mark Gollom. CBC News. November 18, 2011.
Mentioned: Robin Elliot
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U.S. report raises doubts over logic of Conservatives' crime measures
Author: Kathleen Harris. iPolitics. November 6, 2011.
Mentioned: Michael Jackson
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Joel Bakan: The corporate attack on kids
Author: Peter G. Prontzos. The Vancouver Sun. November 3, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Accused Stanley Cup rioters could start trickling through courts in November: Crown
Author: Ian Austin. The Province. October 31, 2011.
Mentioned: Isabel Grant
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Police should name johns: UBC law prof
Author: Staff Writer. Winnipeg Free Press. October 22, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Make human traffickers' names public, urges law professor
Author: Staff Writer. Winnipeg Free Press. October 21, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Epidemiologist Bruce Lanphear links lead levels to murder
Author: Charlie Smith. The Georgia Straight. October 20, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Feds rush to pass omnibus crime bill undemocratic, critics say
Author: Jessica Murphy. Ottawa Sun. October 18, 2011.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson, who, along with Eric Gottardi, appeared on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association before the House of Commons Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding the Government's Omnibus Crime Bill.
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Tories vs. Texas
CBC News: The National. October 18, 2011.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson, who, along with Eric Gottardi appeared, on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association before the House of Commons Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding the Government's Omnibus Crime Bill.
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Occupy protests gearing up for several BC cities
Author: CBC News. October 14, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Childhood is up for sale
Author: Randall White. Vancouver Observer. October 09, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Margie Gillis on Q
CBC: Q with Jian Ghomeshi. October 4, 2011.
Mentioned: Michelle LeBaron
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Missing women inquiry's legitimacy called into question
Author: Erica Bulman. 24 Hours Vancouver. October 3, 2011.
Mentioned: Margot Young
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The government's omnibus crime bill is not draconian
Author: Benjamin Perrin. National Post. September 28, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin (author)
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Sino-Forest manna for lawyers
Author: Drew Hasselback. Financial Post. September 28, 2011.
Mentioned: Cristie Ford
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Sino suit takes on the Street
Author: Julius Melnitzer. Financial Post. September 26, 2011.
Mentioned: Cristie Ford
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The Connection Between Big Pharma and Our Kids
Author: Marilyn Wedge. Huffington Post. September 25, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Notorious killer Olson's legal legacy to linger long after his death: experts
Author: Jim Bronskill. Canadian Press. September 22, 2011.
Mentioned: Isabel Grant
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How not to make tax policy
Author: David Duff. The Vancouver Sun. September 07, 2011.
Mentioned: David Duff
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News for Youse: RCMP spins Randall Hopley case, rugby, Maëlle Ricker, and corporate skullduggery
Author: Charlie Smith. The Georgia Straight. September 14, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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How NOT to Make Tax Policy
Author: Margot Young. The Vancouver Sun. September 01, 2011.
Mentioned: Margot Young (author)
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Getting to in-house
Author: Helen Burnett-Nichols. Canadian Lawyer 4Students. Fall 2011.
Mentioned: David Duff
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Girls lured into human trafficking in Canada, experts warn
Author: Kris Sims. London Free Press. August 31, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Choking the oil sands
Author: Chris Sorensen and Luiza Savage. Maclean's. August 25, 2011.
Mentioned: Gordon Christie
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Marketers see kids as an 'opportunity,' Joel Bakan argues in new book
Author: Anne-Marie Tobin. Winnipeg Free Press. August 23, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Books: Children Under Siege - Joel Bakan on Q (interview)
Author: Terry O'Reilly (host). CBC. August 23, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Corporate lessons for children: book
Author: Janet Steffenhagen. The Vancouver Sun. August 22, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Big business is bad for kids, author says
Author: Ian Munroe. CTV News. August 21, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Op-Ed: The Kids Are Not All Right
Author: Joel Bakan. The New York Times. August 21, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan (author)
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Corporations' corrosive curriculum
Author: Michelle Lalonde. The Montreal Gazette. August 17, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Bill Jamieson was a treasure-hunting rarity
Author: Lyndsie Bourgon. The Globe and Mail. July 29, 2011.
Mentioned: Bob Paterson
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Trafficking cuts decried
Author: Jeremy Deutsch. Kamloops This Week. August 04, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Full Comment: Prostitution is an affliction, not a profession
Author: Barbara Kay. The National Post. August 03, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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B.C. government slashes office that fights human trafficking
Author: Katie Derosa. The Vancouver Sun. August 03, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Experts accuse province of axing human trafficking office's budget
Author: Erica Bulman. 24 Hours Vancouver. August 02, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Sino-Forest on the ropes against short-seller
Author: Matt Andrejczak and Austen Sherman. The Wall Street Journal: MarketWatch. June 28, 2011.
Mentioned: Cristie Ford
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Road to same-sex marriage fraught with obstacles and debate on both sides of the border
Author: Medha. The Vancouver Sun. July 28, 2011.
Mentioned: Susan Boyd
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B.C. judge rejects petition for divorce settlement based on sharia contract
Author: Robert Matas. The Globe and Mail. July 26, 2011.
Mentioned: Susan Boyd
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Canada's reformed class-action law wins few friends
Author: Allison Martell. Reuters. July 20, 2011.
Mentioned: Cristie Ford
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Law needs to keep up with lesbian families
Author: Jeremy Hainsworth. Xtra! West. July 19, 2011.
Mentioned: Fiona Kelly
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'Proud alumnus' gives $11.86 million to UBC Faculty of Law
Author: Kelly Sinoski. The Vancouver Sun. July 14, 2011.
Mentioned: Mary Anne Bobinski; Peter Allard, Chuck Allard, Wendy King (alumni)
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UBC law school gets donation worth almost $12-million
Author: James Bradshaw. The Globe and Mail. July 13, 2011.
Mentioned: Mary Anne Bobinski; Peter Allard (alumnus)
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Peter Allard donates $11.86-million to UBC Law
Author: Financial Post Staff. National Post. July 13, 2011.
Mentioned: Peter Allard (alumnus)
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UBC alumuns donates $12 million to law school
Author: Heather Gardiner. Canadian Lawyer. July 13, 2011.
Mentioned: Mary Anne Bobinski; Peter Allard (alumnus)
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Games people play
Author: Joel Bakan. The New York Times. July 2, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan (author)
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Why Greeks are standing up to international financial bullying
Author: Peter G. Prontzos. The Georgia Straight. June 30, 2011.
Mentioned: Joel Bakan
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Fishing for the missing salmon
Author: Christie Blatchford. The National Post. June 28, 2011.
Mentioned: Doug Harris
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Canada leads fight against human trafficking, but flaws remain, says U.S. report
Author: Amy Chung. The Vancouver Sun. June 27, 2011
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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The hot specialties for young lawyers in 2011
Author: Jeremy Hainsworth. The Lawyers Weekly. June 24, 2011.
Mentioned: Jennifer Lau
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Corbella: Liberalized prostitution laws make life more dangerous for women
Author: Licia Corbella. Calgary Herald. June 20, 2011
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Clients, not prostitutes, should risk criminal charges, court hears
Author: Kirk Makin. The Globe and Mail. June 16, 2011
Mentioned: Janine Benedet
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Removing prostitution laws would increase harm, court told
Author: Linda Nguyen. Montreal Gazette. June 16, 2011
Mentioned: Janine Benedet
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On domestic slavery and human trafficking in Canada (MP3 audio; 8:42-15:20)
Author: Rick Cluff. CBC-BC: Early Edition. June 09, 2011.
Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Country's top court to rule on B.C.'s safe-injection site
James Keller. Winnipeg Free Press. May 20 2011. Mentioned: Margot Young
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Experts say latest human trafficking charge reveals larger problem
The Candian Press. May 18 2011. Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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RCMP stands behind decision to charge absent woman with human trafficking
Sunny Dhillon. The Globe and Mail. May 18 2011. Mentioned: Benjamin Perrin
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Supreme Court mired in Insite decision
Sarah Douziech. The Province, May 17 2011. Mentioned:  Margot Young
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Pipeline plans go toe-to-toe with native land rights
Carrie Tait and Nathan Vanderklippe. The Globe and Mail. May 14 2011. Mentioned: Gordon Christie. 
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Top court to weigh future of Vancouver's controversial safe-injection site. 
James Keller. Canadian Press. May 8 2011. Mentioned: Margot Young
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Deborah Meredith: Conservatives making a difference on human trafficking.
Author: Deborah Meredith. The Georgia Straight. Apr 21 2011
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As polygamy trial ends, both judge and police weighing life in Bountiful, B.C.
James Keller. The Canadian Press. Apr 15 2011. Mentioned: Janine Benedet
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Vancouver-based anti-Harper website attracts two million hits
Gillian Shaw. The Vancouver Sun. Apr 15 2011. Mentioned: Mary Liston
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Tax Cut Proposal 
Interview with Claire Young. Mar 28, 2011 (podcast), online: CBC Radio One: On the Coast.
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Peculiar people: How far should one push the idea that companies have the same rights as ordinary people? 
Schumpeter. The Economist. March 24, 2011. Mentioned: Joel Bakan.
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Pension conflicts; CEOs have an incentive to take risks with pensions
Ronald B. Davis. National Post. Mar 22 2011.
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SCC Gets Opportunity to Clarify GAAR
David Duff. The Lawyers Weekly. March 18, 2011. 
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Our 'pension envy' may be misdirected; 'Have-nots' can take some solace from latest study
Jonathan Chevreau. National Post. Mar 16 2011.
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Opinion: Gilt rubs right off some 'gold-plated' pensions
Don Cayo. The Vancouver Sun. Mar 11 2011. Mentioned: Ronald Davis
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Inmate to get dentures after 15-month wait
Chantelle Bellrichard. The Vancouver Sun. Mar 10 2011. Mentioned: Angus Gunn
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Court ruling allows mental disturbance as defense
Interview with Prof. Emma Cunliffe. 3 March 2011 (podcast), online: Radio Canada International. 
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Infanticide Ruling
Battista, Laura Di. March 2 2011 (podcast), online: CBC: Here and Now Toronto. 
Interviewed: Emma Cunliffe.
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Opportunity of a lifetime
Jeff Lee. The Vancouver Sun. February 12 2011.
Mentioned: Joe Weiler.
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BC law society to help struggling legal aid system find money
Jeremy Hainsworth. The Lawyers Weekly. February 11 2011.
Mentioned: Dean Mary Anne Bobinski.
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Taking public responsibility for protecting children
Professor Christine Boyle. The Vancouver Sun. February 10, 2011.
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