2013 Archive

Federal review panel gives green light to Northern Gateway pipeline
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Gordon Hoekstra, Larry Pynn and Derrick Penner
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Doug Harris
Date: December 20, 2013
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Things to know about pipeline report
Source: The Province
Author: Dan Fumano
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: December 20, 2013
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Prostitution laws hang in balance in Supreme Court case Friday
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: December 19, 2013
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Whatever the Supreme Court rules, it's time to end prostitution
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: UBC Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: December 18, 2013
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Living wills require very precise language
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Kim Pemberton
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: December 18, 2013
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Jailed mothers have right to be with their babies, B.C. court rules
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Ian Mulgrew
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Sarah Rauch
Date: December 16, 2013
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Poor need affordable Net access: ACORN
Source: The Province
Author: Kent Spencer
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Margot Young
Date: December 11, 2013
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Forum on Housing Issues in Vancouver
Source: CBC, The Early Edition
Host: Rick Cluff
Interviewed: UBC Law Professor Margot Young
Aired: November 26, 2013
Start Listening at 1:51:40

Free Speechland: How Free is Your Speech at UBC?
Source: The Ubyssey
Author: Sarah Bigam
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Margot Young
Date: November 23, 2013
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Punish Companies That Pillage
Source: The New York Times
Author: UBC Law Professor James B. Stewart
Date: November 14, 2013
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Forgotten Woman: The bleak prison life of Renée Acoby
Source: The Walrus
Author: Marian Botsford Fraser
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Michael Jackson
Date: November 2013
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Assisted suicide laws need updating, says former Supreme Court justice
Source: CBC News
Author: Duncan McCue
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: October 28, 2013
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"Last Right": Valerie Kennett on her last days with husband Bill
Source: CBC National
Author: Duncan McCue
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: October 23m 2013
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Federal government expected to apologize for bungling Nova Scotia child molestation case
Source: National Post
Author: Tobi Cohen
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: October 14, 2013
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Court willing to adjust to a changing world
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: October 11, 2013
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When Dexter went to Disneyland
Source: The Province
Author: I.M. GreNada
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Michael Jackson
Date: October 6, 2013
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How Canada's sex-assault laws violate rape victims
Source: Globe and Mail
Author: Kirk Makin
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Christine Boyle
Date: October 5, 2013
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Unions could challenge pension cuts, expert says
Source: Calgary Herald
Author: Reid Southwick
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Ronald Davis
Date: October 3, 2013
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O Canada controversy - “And all of us command?”
Source: CTV BC
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 1, 2013
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Rape chant was harassment and UBC action was correct
Source: The Province
Author: Professors Mary Chapman and Margot Young
Date: September 29, 2013
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Who is a parent in Canada?
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Natalie Stechyson
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Fiona Kelly
Date: September 27, 2013
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Expect legal battle if Ottawa forces pipelines through
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Kim Pemberton
Mentioned: director of the UBC's Indigenous Legal Studies Program, Gordon Christie
Date: September 26, 2013
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Harper government woos B.C. native leaders
Source: Vancouver Sun
Mentioned: director of the UBC's Indigenous Legal Studies Program, Gordon Christie
Date: September 14, 2013
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Alone Inside: A documentary on Solitary Confinement
Source: CBC Radio Ideas
Featured: Professor Michael Jackson
Date: September 3, 2013
Link to podcast: http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2013/09/03/alone-inside/

The Kathleen Folbigg case
Source: The Alan Jones Breakfast Show
Mentioned: Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: July 31, 2013
Link to radio interview

War crimes and 'fellow travellers': the German experience
Source: The Montreal Gazette
Author: Adalbert Lallier
Mentioned: UBC Law Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: July 25, 2013
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Ruling sets new war crimes standard for refugee applicants
Source: POSTMEDIA NEWS
Author: MICHAEL WOODS
Mentioned: Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: July 20, 2013
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Supreme Court grants appeal by former Congo diplomat to UN in war crimes case
Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS
Author: MIKE BLANCHFIELD
Mentioned: Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: July 19, 2013
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Reasonable Doubt: Extended interview
Source: 60 Minutes 
Mentioned: Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: July 14, 2013
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Reining in the lynch mob
Source: National Post
Author: Chris Selley
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Date: July 12, 2013
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US Congress moves to 'protect' GM crop plantings
Source: Nature Biotechnology: Volume: 31, Number: 6, Page: 479
Mentioned: Emily Marden, Research Associate at the UBC Faculty of Law
Publication Date: June 10, 2013
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This Week on Media Mornings: Jun 15-Segment: Janine Benedet
Source: This Week on Media Morning Podcast
Interviewed by: Irwin Oostindie
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Date: June 15, 2013
Full Podcast

How drunk is too drunk to consent? Legally, there's no clear answer
Source: Windsor Star
Author: Claire Brownell
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Date: June 6, 2013
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Housing Justice Project puts affordable lodging and legal advocacy into action
Source: The Tyee
Author: David P. Ball
Mentioned: Professor Margot Young
Date: May 30, 2013
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Perry Mason and Senategate, and other letters to the editor
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Professor Robin Elliot
Date: May 30, 2013
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Women's coalition planning to argue against legalizing prostitution
Source: Maclean's
Author: The Canadian Press
Mentioned: Professor Janine Benedet
Date: May 29, 2013
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UBC offers externship in environmental, resources law
Author: Jean Sorensen, Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Richardson, Director of UBC's Centre for Law and the Environment & Canada Research Chair in Environmental Law and Sustainability
Date: May 6, 2013
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Environmental lawyers 'have a big role to play'
Author: Kathryn Boothby, Leader Post
Mentioned: Ben Richardson, Director of the Centre for Law & the Environment at the University of British Columbia
Date: April 27, 2013
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Environmental lawyers are part of the solution
Author: Kathryn Boothby, Calgary Herald
Mentioned: Ben Richardson, Director of the Centre for Law & the Environment at the University of British Columbia
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2013
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Paternity case settled out of court leaving sperm donor laws far from clear
Author: Tom Blackwell, National Post
Mentioned: Professor Fiona Kelly
Date: April 22, 2013
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Exploiting children's emotions for profit at odds with Nickelodeon's CSR
Author: Professor Joel Bakan, Guardian News
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Full Story

Working abroad won't spare you from tax hit at home
Author: Sean Davidson, CBC News
Mentioned: Professor David Duff
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Full Story

Free-speech zealot Doug Christie defended anti-Semites, white supremacists
Author: Rod Mickleburgh, The Globe and Mail
Mentioned: Professor Robin Elliot
Monday, March 25, 2013
Full Story

Canadian prisons 'out of step' on solitary confinement
Author: Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Full Story

Premier Clark celebrates some of B.C.'s finest with Queen's medal
Author: Mike Morton. Newsroom: BC Government Online News Source.
Mentioned: Professor Anthony Sheppard.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013. 
Full Story

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Duncan resigns over letter: Vancouver Island North MP provided reference to tax court judge
Authors: Mark Kennedy and Michael Woods. The Vancouver Sun. 
February 16, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Anthony Sheppard
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Limited options for redress
Author: Paul Christopher. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 
February 7, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
Full Story

New science would let Folbigg go free
Author: Eamonn Duff. The Sydney Morning Herald. 
February 3, 2013. 
Mentioned: Assistant Professor Emma Cunliffe
Full Story

Crusade to free Kathleen Folbigg
Author: Joanne McCarthy. The Newcastle Herald.
February 4, 2013.
Mentioned: Assistant Professor Emma Cunliffe.
Full Story

Did she do it? Why Kathleen Folbigg may not have killed her four babies
Author: Mark Whittaker. February 2, 2013.
Mentioned: Assistant Professor Emma Cunliffe.
Full Story

Top court rejects pension holders' bid
Author: Mike Blanchfield. The Canadian Press.
February 2, 2013.
Mentioned: Professor Ronald Davis.
Full Story

Refugee rules the end of Canada's humanitarian tradition
Author: Catherine Dauvergne. The Globe and Mail. 
January 29, 2013. 
Written by Catherine Dauvergne, Trudeau Fellow at Faculty of Law at Allard Hall.
Full Story

B.C.-based university faces battle to open religious law school
Author: Herman Chau. Global News. January 28, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Margot Young
Full Story

Hollywood cranks out another anti-business movie: Unable to fake facts on fracking, Promised Land attacks 'greedy' corporations bent on exploiting ranchers
Author: Gwyn Moore. The Vancouver Sun. 
January 26, 2013.
Mentioned: Professor Joel Bakan
Full Story

Top court to hear B.C. land rights case: Legal experts say the ruling will finally determine how title claims can be established
Author: Peter O'Neil. The Vancouver Sun.
January 25, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Gordon Christie.
Full Story

Canadian resource firms step up legal fight against green groups
Author: Kristen Courtney. Alertnet.
January 22, 2013.
Mentioned: Professor Joost Blom.
Full Story

Time to fight back against Hollywood's misinformation
Author: Gwyn Morgan. The Globe and Mail. 
January 20, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Joel Bakan.
Full Story

New immigrant detention policy tough on asylum seekers
Authors: Efrat Arbel and Peter Showler. The Vancouver Sun. 
January 18, 2013. 
Op-Ed co-written by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Efrat Arbel.
Full Story

Nortel acquittals could have chilling effect on Canadian prosecutions
Author: Cameron French. National Post.
January 15, 2013.
Mentioned: Professor Cristie Ford.
Full Story

Canada's growing culture of refugee exclusion
Author: Krystle Alarcon. The Vancouver Observer.
December 13, 2012. 
Mentioned: Professor Ashal Kaushal and Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Full Story

Experts clash over impact of NDP position on rights: Bill would require all laws to adhere to 2007 UN declaration
Author: Peter O'Neil. The Vancouver Sun. January 29, 2013.
Mentioned: Professor Gordon Christie
Full Story

Sedin twins, Naslund deny reports they refuse to testify in Steve Moore case.
Author: Gordon McIntyre. The Province.
January 14, 2013.
Mentioned: Assistant Professor Emma Cunliffe.
Full Story

Chris Selley: Harper's relations with First Nations was stifled by omnibus bill
Author: Chris Selley. The National Post.
January 10, 2013. 
Mentioned: Professor Gordon Christie
Full Story