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April 2017

Professor Joanna Erdman ft in "Spreading Plan C to End Pregnancy" The New York Times (April 27)

Professor Joanna Erdman ft in "City has grounds to regulate protesters outside Ottawa's abortion clinic: legal experts" Ottawa Citizen (April 25)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "‘Party girl’ stereotype factored into cabbie sex assault acquittal, review suggests" Toronto Star [syndicated] (April 23)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Strong & Sharp" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (April 20)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in"Cleveland killing video on Facebook" CTV First at Five [3 min 14 sec into video clip] (April 18)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms" The Sheldon MacLeod Show at 1 p.m. [1 min 37 sec into audio clip] (April 18)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Strong & Sharp" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (April 13)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "UBC board to vote on new sexual misconduct policy in wake of scandals" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 12)

Professor Stephen Coughlan and law student Jessica Patrick ft in "Fears of widespread trial dismissals not borne out, says law professor" thestar.com (April 10)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Electoral boundaries" The Rick Howe Show [audio clip at 10 min 55 sec] (April 10)

Professor Robert Currie ft in SSRN's Top Ten download list for his paper "Cross-Border Evidence Gathering in Transnational Criminal Investigation: Is the Microsoft Ireland Case the 'Next Frontier'?" (April 10)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "'Going to polls before fixing boundaries could be legal problem, says prof" CBC News Nova Scotia (April 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Electoral boundaries 'a messy situation' " News 95.7 (April 7)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Strong & Sharp" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (April 6)

 

2017

March 2017

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "'A tricky line:' Halifax legal expert weighs in on tactics defence lawyers use in sex assault cases" Metro News Halifax (March 30)

Professor Meinhard Doelle ft in "PM highlights money for parks, conservation as U.S. changes course on climate" The Brandon Sun [syndicated] (March 29)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "What's next: Experts spell out challenges of marijuana legalization" Yahoo! News (March 28)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "‘Duty to consult’ slanted in government’s favour, law prof argues" LocalXpress (March 27)

Professor Rob Currie ft in "Nova Scotian facing murder charge tried to bribe his way out of Venezuela jail: documents" CBC News (March 23)  

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Strong and Sharp" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (March 23)  

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Six N.S. youth plead guilty to sharing intimate photos of high school girls" The Globe and Mail (March 22) [syndicated]

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "James Comey's testimony at the House Intelligence Committee's first public hearing on Trump's wiretapping allegation" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (March 20) 

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Under-reporting, over-acquitting & victim blaming: Are we surprised Canadian women aren’t reporting sexual assault?" The Calgary Journal (March 18)

Professor Archie Kaiser and Dalhousie Legal Aid Service ft in "Audience members tell panellists street checks are unfair" The Signal (March 18)

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service's Annual General Meeting ft in "Adding Fuel to the Blais: The Meeting on Police Checks" Halifax Examiner (March 18)

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service ft in "Police meet with north-end community to talk about street checks" CBC News Nova Scotia (March 17)

Professor Rob Currie ft in "How the extradition process could work in Karim Baratov's case" CBC News (March 17)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Trump's taxes" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (March 16) 

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Small First Nation mulls becoming latest community to banish drug dealers" CBC News (March 16)

Schulich School of Law Innis Christie Lecture ft in "Precarious employment jeopardizing workers’ rights, Dal audience told" Local Xpress (March 16)

Professor Rob Currie ft in "What happens next?" The Loop (March 15)

Professor David VanderZwaag ft in "Report to Congress raises spectre of American ships challenging Canadian Arctic claims" National Post (March 14)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Dal prof says all clinical trial data should be available to public" CBC Information Moring (March 14)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Health Canada aims to release secret drug records" Toronto Star (March 13)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Health Canada talks of opening up 'black box of medicines' safety'" CBC News (March 10)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "What do President Trump's recent allegations against Barack Obama mean for him? Should it be an impeachable offense or 'high crime' if Trump is wrong?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (March 9) 

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "After Yet Another Controversial Acquittal, Some Sex Assault Reforms on the Way" VICE News (March 9)  

Professor Steve Coughlan ft in "Federal justice minister moves to end 'zombie laws,' clean up Criminal Code" CTV News (March 8)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Lawyer speaks out in defence of cab driver acquitted of sexual assault" CBC News (March 6)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Canada judge's 'a drunk can consent' ruling stirs debate" BBC News (March 6)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Wayne MacKay on consent and the law" CTV Atlantic (March 6)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Crown should appeal ‘Clearly a drunk can consent’ ruling: Editorial" Toronto Star (March 5)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "On consent and capacity: 'We actually don’t know where the legal line is'" LocalXpress (March 3)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Petition seeking formal inquiry into judge who acquitted Halifax taxi driver gaining steam" News 95.7 (March 3)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "'Clearly, a drunk can consent'; Cabbie's acquittal renews debate on alcohol, consent rulings" Toronto Sun (March 3) [syndicated]  

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "‘Clearly, a drunk can consent’: N.S. judge acquits taxi driver of sexually assaulting woman in back seat" National Post (March 2)

Professor Joanna Erdman ft in "Women are suffering globally – we must act now" The Guardian (March 2) 

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "Sexual Assault Advocates Pushing for Nova Scotia Judge’s Removal After Controversial Decision" VICE (March 2)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "What type of President is the United States looking for?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (March 2) 

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Interview with Naiomi W. Metallic" National magazine (CBA/ABA) Spring 2017

February 2017

Dalhousie Legal Aid community legal worker Megan Deveaux ft in "Q&A: What are your rights as a tenant if your building is under construction?" CBC News (February 28)  

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Is what the deep state is doing to Trump a recipe for destroying the American democracy?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (February 27) 

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Case highlights issues of Charter, joint probes" The Lawyers Weekly (February 24)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Should we all cool it on the impeachment talk?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (February 23) 

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Law students examine suspected wrongful convictions" The Lawyers Weekly (February 17)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "'How would you know what your rights are?': Secret policies govern cellphone searches at the Canadian border" CBC News (February 17)  

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Conviction in Sask. Trudeau online threat case a rarity, says law prof." CBC News (February 16)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Does Donald Trump believe he is above the 'rule of law'?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (February 9) 

Student Marta Miazek ft in "Muslim students in Halifax speak publicly to build unity" Metro Halifax (February 9)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Greyhound bus beheader seeks total freedom: Absolute discharge explained" Global News (February 7)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Electronic Devices at the Border: The Next Frontier of Canadian Search and Seizure Law?" Social Science Research Network (SSRN) (February 7)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Nova Scotia's slow journey to judicial equity" CBC News (February 5)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "How the arrival of the abortion pill reveals a double standard" Maclean's (February 5)

Students Jessica Habet, Ria Guidone, and Emily McCormick ft in "U.S. travel ban sparks 'research-a-thon' at Dalhousie University" CBC News (February 4)

Students Bart Soroka and Thiago Buchert, and Professor Constance MacIntosh ft in "Canadian law students research ways to challenge the Safe Third Country Agreement" Metro News Halifax (February 4)

Student Jeremy Ryant ft in "More than a Broken Promise: Why Abandoning Electoral Reform Hurts People Who Don’t Care About Politics the Most" National Newswatch (February 3)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Legal experts closely watching Michael Kydd’s Twitter lawsuit" The Coast (February 2)

Professors Jonathan Shapiro and Constance MacIntosh ft in "Dalhousie University law professors want action against travel ban" Global News (February 1)

January 2017

Professor Steve Coughlan ft in "Ottawa victims fear more criminal cases could be thrown out over court delays" CBC News (January 30)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Can your smart home speaker give evidence in court?" CBC Radio Spark (January 29)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Editing the way journalists write about social justice" The Coast (January 28)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Global re-alignment of power: where does Canada fit in?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (January 26) 

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Dr. Elaine Craig to speak at StFX" The Xaverian Weekly (January 25)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "N.S. appoints Mi'kmaq, black women to bench: 'This is a huge step forward'" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 23)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Is Donald Trump the legitimately elected President?" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (January 19) 

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Barrie woman’s suicide leaves sexual assault case in jeopardy" Toronto Star (January 16)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "What a blood plasma-for-profit clinic means for public heath care" Maclean's (January 14)

Alumna Kim Pate ft in "Nova Scotia jails becoming 'poor houses' for women in justice system, says senator" CBC News (January 13)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Possible discipline faced by Trump hat judge remains unclear" Hamilton Spectator (January 12)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Search of cellphones at border" CBC Radio Quebec AM (January 10)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Searches of cell phones and social media accounts at the border" CBC Radio Daybreak Montreal (January 6)

Professor Jeffrey Meyers ft in "Trump Administration and potential conflicts of interest" Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver (January 3) 

Professor Steve Coughlan ft in "Purging Criminal Code of defunct ‘zombie laws’ no simple task" Toronto Star (January 1)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft as "Ms. Chatelaine" in Chatelaine (January 2017, page 12)

 

2016

November 2016

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Do we need to rethink sexual assault law?" Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences's Big Thinking lecture (November 29)

Alumna Mary Burnet ft in "Tattooed, pierced law school grad challenges dresscode norms" CBC News (November 29)

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "New Directions in Restorative Justice Practice and Research" School of Law, University of Leeds (November 25)

Professor Elaine Craig mentioned in "Does Canada need to reshape its sexual assault laws?" Ottawa Citizen (November 21)

Professor Steve Coughlan ft in "Experts urge Liberals to update 'embarrassingly bad' Criminal Code" CBC News (November 18)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Rae's Awareness" (panel discussion on cyberbulling and sexualized violence) Rehtaeh Parsons Society (November 17)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Legal brief saying Nova Scotia band are a conquered people went too far: premier" National Newswatch [syndicated] (November 17)

Professor Joanna Erdman ft in"International Human Rights and the Mistreatment of Women during Childbirth" Health and Human Rights Journal (November 14)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Drug decriminalization would lead to fewer overdoses, addiction: federal study" Toronto Star (November 14)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "U.S. marijuana votes could bolster Canada's legalization effort: law professor" CP24 (November 10)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Mi'kmaq community accuses government of trampling on aboriginal rights" LocalXpress (November 10)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Members of disabled community want N.S. accessibility legislation rewritten" CTV News Atlantic (November 7)

Professor Archibald Kaiser and Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Disabled Nova Scotians roundly criticize Accessibility Act" CBC News (November 7) (Special mention: Associate Professor Sheila Wildeman)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Grit reforms on judgeships not ‘enough’" The Lawyers Weekly (November 4)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Ottawa sticks with new process to fill Supreme Court vacancies" The Lawyers Weekly (November 4)   

Student Michael Coady ft in "Trudeau speaks at youth forum on accessibility at Carleton" The Charlatan (November 3)

Student Jessica Rose ft in "Digging into food law in Canada" The Coast (November 3)

Professor Kim Brooks ft in "Morneau confirms Liberals seeking to eliminate more tax credits" The Globe and Mail (November 2)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Shubie Park assault suspect has history of attacks" CBC News (November 2)

October 2016

Professor Vaughan Black ft in "Animal cruelty: Is jail a reasonable punishment?" Yahoo! News [syndicated] (October 30)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia to revise flawed cyberbullying law" The Lawyers Weekly (October 27)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Supreme Court nominee criticized over ruling in sex assault case appeal" The Toronto Star (October 21)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Naiomi Metallic is the future that Canada's legal system needs" The Coast (October 20)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "The people likely to be excluded from a voluntary euthanasia law in Victoria" The Age (October 19)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Canada's new euthanasia law holds lessons for Australia" RN (October 19)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Billy Bush/Trump tape" CTV News Atlantic Live at 5 (October 19)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Trudeau names Newfoundland’s Malcolm Rowe as Supreme Court nominee" The Globe and Mail (October 17)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Mandatory lawyer development headlines top court’s fall docket" The Lawyers Weekly (October 14)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Caring deeply for the dying" Halifax Magazine (October 2016)

September 2016

Professors Wayne MacKay and Naiomi Metallic ft in "PM Justin Trudeau says he's changing how SCC justices are chosen" CBC Information Morning [audio clip at 2:20 minutes] (September 30)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Nova Scotia company set up by Donald Trump in 2009 yielded tax advantages" Local Xpress (September 29)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Report reveals revolving door between U.S. drug regulators and industry" The Globe and Mail (September 28)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Article listing ‘Dalhousie’s prettiest girls’ removed from lifestyle website" CTV News Atlantic (September 24)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia's new cyberbullying law won't be ready until next year: minister" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (September 22)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "A violation of trust" CTV News Atlantic [video clip at 5:45 minutes] (September 21)

Professor Naiomi Metallic ft in "Pressure to name first indigenous Supreme Court judge could see Trudeau shaking up rules" National Post [syndicated] (September 17)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Truro police yet to apologize to victim’s family after release of report" CTV News Atlantic (September 15)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Prosecuting Crime at Home Secures Respect for Human Rights" TheCourt.ca (September 12)

July 2016

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Why Canada needs cyberbulling laws that avoid police probes" The Rick Howe Show (July 28)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canada needs cyberbullying laws that avoid police probes, expert says" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (July 27)

Law student Mary Rolf ft in "Social media scrutiny of Ghomeshi trial could lead to legal reforms: researcher" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (July 27)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canada needs cyberbullying laws that allow for non-criminal solutions: professor" The Canadian Press [syndicatd] (July 27)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canada needs cyberbullying laws that allow for non-criminal solutions: professor" Global News (July 26)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Cyber Crime with Wayne MacKay" CBC World This Weekend (July 25)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Cyber-crime conference to tackle challenges of delivering justice in digital age" CTV News Atlantic (July 25)

Assistant Professor of Law Naiomi Metallic ft in "Advocates call for minority judges as figures show 'judiciary of whiteness'" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (July 18)  

Professor of Law Wayne MacKay ft in "P.E.I. care home employee fired after photo of deceased resident shared on Snapchat" CBC News (July 18)

Assistant Professor of Law Naiomi Metallic ft in "Indian Act By-Laws: A Viable Means for First Nations to (Re)Assert Control over Local Matters Now and Not Later" UNB Law Journal [link not available] (July 16)  

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie and part-time Faculty member David Fraser ft in "U.S. law can’t force American service providers to turn over foreign data: Court" IT World Canada (July 15)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Bridgewater teens accused of sharing intimate images of 20 local girls" CBC News (July 8)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Rent strike? Halifax public housing residents decry maintenance issues" Global News (July 6)

June 2016

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service lawyre Suzanne Litke ft in "Landon Webb's parents give up guardianship as Incompetent Persons Act made invalid" CBC News (June 28)

Dalhousie Legal Aid Services lawyer Suzanne Litke ft in "Landon Webb" CBC's As It Happens [3:51 minutes into audio clip] (June 28)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "Shipping and Maritime" Lawyer Monthly (page 108, June edition)

Assistant Professor of Law Joanna Erdman ft in "From Uruguay, a Model for Making Abortion Safer" The New York Times (June 28)

Associate Professor of Law Elaine Craig ft in "Religiously Inspired Hate Is Still Hate" Huffpost British Columbia (June 23)

Schulich Fellow Benjamin Perryman ft in "Perryman: Assisted dying bill has exposed Parliament’s broken system for ensuring constitutionality" Ottawa Citizen (June 20)  

Professor Diana Ginn ft in "On top of the world: Exploring mental health issues" canadianlawyermag.com (June 20)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Faked drug data and destroyed corporate records" CBC's The National (June 20)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The Senate's Role in Bill C-14" CBC Main Street Nova Scotia [audio clip not available] (June 20)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Canada’s Government Rejects Broadening of Assisted-Suicide Bill" The Wall Street Journal (June 16)  

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Liberals’ assisted dying bill still flawed" Toronto Sun (June 10)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "BC health minister lays out assisted dying rules in absence of law" Financial Spots (June 9)

Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Bill C-14 better than the alternatives" Winnipeg Free Press (June 8)

Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Assisted Dying Bill Not Perfect, But Far Better Than Alternatives" The Huffington Post (June 8)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Alberta rules out prosecutions for assisted death medical teams" The Globe and Mail (June 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "University of B.C. unveils draft sexual assault policy in wake of complaints" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (June 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Former UBC student pans new policy for sexual assault" The Globe and Mail (June 7)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "N.S. pharmacists, physicians raise concerns over doctor-assisted dying legislation" CTV News Atlantic (June 6)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Pharmaceutical transparency in Canada: Tired of talk" BMJ Blogs (June 6)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Nova Scotia doctors ready for assisted death" The Chronicle Herald (June 3)

 

May 2016

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Assisted Dying Law Passes From House of Commons to Senate" AM980 London News (May 31)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Assisted dying bill wins approval of House of Commons, now heads to Senate" The Canadian Press (May 31)

Professor William Lahey ft in "Appendix M: Review of Approaches to and Best Practices in the Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in Canada" Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel Report (May 31)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Federal doctor-assisted death legislation ‘unconstitutional’: experts" Calgary Metro News (May 30)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Are new regulations to come for telematics recording devices?" Insurance Business Canada (May 25)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Are tighter rules needed on recording devices in cars?" CBC News (May 24)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "NS criminal justice system in the spotlight, amid low rate of sexual assault cases going to charges" Global News (May 18)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dal researchers analyze effectiveness of school-based bullying prevention programs" Dal News (May 13)

Alumna Marguerite Ritchie ft in "Marguerite Ritchie (1919-2016): A champion of human rights; foe of language laws" Ottawa Citizen (May 13)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Let the sun shine on doctors' ties to pharma" thestar.com (May 9)

Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Historic debate on death is silenced" The Hill Times (May 9)

Professor Kim Brooks and alumna Pamela Palmater ft in "Former PM Chretien, Bob Rae at Dal for MacEachen Institute opening" Chronicle Herald (May 7)

Professor Sheila Wildeman and Dalhousie Legal Aid Service lawyer Suzanne Litke ft in "Nova Scotia guardianship law 'arguably the worst in Canada' on human rights" The Lawyers Weekly (May 6)

Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Lawyer who won Carter case in High Court says assisted-dying bill guts ruling" CBC News (May 5)

Professor Kim Brooks ft in "CRA cracks down too hard on average taxpayers, goes easy on rich, Liberals say" The Globe and Mail (May 5)

Professor Kim Brooks conducts independent review of Canada Revenue Agency's management of the KPMG Offshore Tax Schemes "Summary Findings: Independent review of the CRA’s Management of the KPMG Offshore Tax Scheme" Canada Revenue Agency (May 5)

Professor Emerita Dianne Pothier ft in "Lawyer who won Carter case in High Court says assisted-dying bill guts ruling" CBC News (May 5)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "The trouble with sex assault trials" canadianlawyermag.com (May 2)

April 2016

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Justice minister has confidence in advice from officials who fought assisted dying" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 26)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Snapchat accounts repost debauchery at universities for all to see" The Associated Press [syndicated] (April 25)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Fact check: Without law on assisted dying, will there be a legal vacuum?" CTV News (April 21)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Dominic Leblanc's Statement On Assisted Dying Law Misses Key Facts" The Huffington Post (April 21)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Bouquets and brickbats for the proposed assisted dying legislation" Policy Options (April 20)

Professor Kim Brooks ft in "CRA finally has resources to fight offshore tax havens: Sen. Downe" The Hill Times (April 18)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Assisted-dying bill lacks clear criteria for qualifying conditions, critics say" The Globe and Mail (April 15)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Canada's assisted suicide law doesn't go far enough, some say" Vice.com (April 15)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Toward physician-assisted death," keynote speaker (with Dr. Gus Grant, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia) at the Canadian Respiratory Conference, Halifax (April 15)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "What you should know about the Liberals’ assisted-dying bill" The Globe and Mail (April 14)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The Sheldon MacLeod Show: New cyber-safety legislation" News 95.7 (2 p.m. show on April 14)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "There’s an app for that medical issue. Should you use it?" Maclean's (April 11)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "The Panama papers" CBC's The National (April 9)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Studies reveal super-rich suffer from anxiety, lack of empathy" CBC's The Current (April 8)

Professor Jamie Baxter, student Angela Simmonds, and alumna Emma Halpern ft in "Nova Scotia initiative seeks to right old wrong" The Lawyers Weekly (April 8)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "What to Do About Revenge Porn and Sexting? The Law, Freedom of Expression, and Privacy" panel discussion hosted by Ryerson University's Centre for Free Expression (April 8)

Professor David L. VanderZwaag co-authored with Professor Jeffrey A. Hutchings (Dalhousie) and Randall M. Peterman (Simon Fraser University) "Sustainability of Canadian fisheries rquires bold political leadership" Policy Options (April 8)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The Sheldon MacLeod Show: Rehtaeh Parsons' third anniversary" (2 p.m. show; 26:51 minutes into audio clip) News 95.7 (April 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Law prof: Three years after Rehtaeh Parsons death, more work needed on cyber safety" News 95.7 (April 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Edited legislature video posted by N.S. MLA stirs controversy" CTV News Atlantic (April 6)

Professor Joanna Erdman presented "The Politics of Global Abortion Rights" public lecture at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor (April 6)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Why do the rich hide money offshore, anyway?" Maclean's (April 4)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Pharma launches voluntary guidelines for payment disclosures" CBC's The Current (April 4)

Professor emeritus Dianne Pothier ft in "Balancing Access to Physician Assisted Dying with Protecting the Vulnerable" University of Toronto Faculty of Law blog (April 1)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie University announces ombudsman's office" CBC News (April 1)

Alumna Nasha Nijhawan ft in "Alumni Spotlight: Living the Dream" alumni.dal.ca (April 1)

March 2016

Alumnus Michael Donovan ft in "Coming to a screen near you" progressmedia.ca (from March 2016)

Professor William Lahey ft in "Does Ontario have too many under-regulated health workers?" healthydebate.ca (March 31)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Family claims investigation into girl's death flawed" CTV News Atlantic (March 31)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Abortion services coming to P.E.I." CBC's The National (March 31)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Newfoundland lobbies Ottawa for spot on Supreme Court" The Globe and Mail (March 30)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie Law professor Wayne McKay examines the Ghomeshi’s acquittal" The Rick Howe Show News 95.7 (March 29)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Noticed" Halifax Examiner (March 29)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "BC court's extradition denial called 'remarkable' by professor," The Lawyers Weekly (March 25)

Professor Kim Brooks ft in "Judges who could replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Cromwell" Yahoo! News Canada (March 24)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dr. Wayne MacKay on the Ghomeshi case" CTV News Atlantic (March 24)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "EDITORIAL: Justice Cromwell, loyal to the law" The Chronicle Herald (March 23)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Supreme Court vacancy a chance for Trudeau to reform appointment process" The Globe and Mail (March 22)

Professor William Lahey ft in "University of King's College names law professor as new president" CBC News (March 17)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Premier McNeil wants feds to review laws around sexual assault" Global News (March 17)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Jamie Baillie slams McNeil government over recent sexual assault cases" CBC News (March 17)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Lawyer says Landon Webb happy with decision to overhaul Incompetent Persons Act" News 95.7 (March 16)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "EDITORIAL: Respect for rights is urgent in face of incompetency law" Chronicle Herald (March 16)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in"BC to require campus sex assault policies" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (March 16)

Professor Rollie Thompson ft in "Nova Scotia courts use video to deal with long-distance divorce" CBC News (March 14)

Professor Jonathon Penney ft in "Harper's Charter Activisim" Policy Options (March 13)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Sexual assault case outcomes spark pleas for change in Nova Scotia" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (March 13)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Overhaul sexual consent laws: Canning" thechronicleherald.ca (March 12)

Law student Christina Macdonald and Schulich School of Law ft in "The Hobbit on trial in Dalhousie fundraiser for Halifax Humanities 101" CBC (March 11)

Law student Kym Sweeny of the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Society ft in "'We want to give them a voice:' Dalhousie law students advocate for fellow students in complaints process'" Halifax Metro News (March 11)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Students say Canadian universities dragging heels on sexual assault policies" Canadian Press and Associated Press [syndicated] (March 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Change in policy on sexual assault needed for Canadian universities" Humber News (March 7)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Why we need to remove the uncertainty around assisted dying" The Hill Times [subscription required] (March 7)

Professor Joanna Erdman cited in Brief for Whole Woman’s Health, et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting PetitionersWhole Woman’s Health, et al. v. Kirk Cole, et al., No. 15-274. (Oral arguments in the case came before the Supreme Court of the United States on March 2)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Bank robber believed to be ‘The Vaulter’ now in York police custody" thestar.com (March 1)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Providing doctor-assisted death option an obligation, claims expert" London Free Press [syndicated] (March 1)

February 2016

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "Visions of transformation" Canadian Lawyer (February issue, pp 24–25)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Why we need to remove the uncertainty around assisted dying" Big Thinking lecture, originally published as an op-ed in The Hill Times (February 29)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Notion of ‘mature minors’ in assisted death legislation raises thorny questions" Associated Press [syndicated] (February 26)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Vince Li's request for more freedom OK'd by Manitoba review board" MSN [syndicated] (February 26)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Time to think beyond pharmacare" Lethbridge Herald (February 25)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Manitoba MP's request to deny Vince Li freedom 'profoundly troubling,' law prof says" CBC News (February 25)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "RAW: Archie Kaiser says justice has been served in the case of Timothy McLean's killer" CBC News (February 25)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Changes urged for 'outdated' selection process" The Lawyers Weekly (February 26)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Right to die: Should public hospitals have freedom of religion?" Global News (February 26)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Assisted-dying expert: press health ministers for harmonized legislation" iPolitics (February 23)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "The future of assisted death in Canada" Big Thinking lecture (February 23)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "For the defense: Thinking about Harper Lee in the wake of the Ghomeshi trial" CBA National Magazine (February 23)

Law student Angela Simmonds ft in "Descendants of black loyalists seeking help to gain land title" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (February 23)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "When doctors help you die: Key questions ahead of this week’s assisted death report" Global News (February 22)

Dean Camille Cameron ft in "Glube was ‘feminist hero’ in legal profession" canadianlawyermag.com (February 16)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "N.S. legal community mourns death of Constance Glube" CTV Atlantic News (video clip at 45 seconds) (February 15)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Sexual assault and the courts: Considering the treatment of victims" DalNews.ca (February 12)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "From Bridges to Fishes: Government of Canada Announces Six New Canada Research Chairs at Dal" Dal News (February 10)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Whacking the complainant: A real and current systemic problem" The Globe and Mail (February 10)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "How the Jian Ghomeshi trial has ‘changed forever’ the conversation about sexual assault in Canada" Global News (February 10)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in CBC News: Nova Scotia (video clip at 10:40 minutes) (February 9)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "Federal government gives Dalhousie $5.7M for Canada Research Chairs" Global News (February 9)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "How Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer was able to navigate Canada’s rape shield law" National Post (February 9)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "Dalhousie gets $5.7m for research" thechronicleherald.ca (February 9)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "No right to a discriminatory defence" The Star (February 8)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "It's time to think beyond national pharmacare" thestar.com (February 8)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Lawyers face uncharted waters with assisted death applications" lawyersweekly.ca (February 5)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Ghomeshi trial sparks debate about treatment of sexual assault complainants" CBC Radio's The Current (February 5)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial fuels debate over defence's tactics" The Globe and Mail (February 4)

Law student Vinidhra Vaitheeswaran ft in "Access to justice is more than a buzzword at IDEALaw" The Coast (February 4)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "What the Ghomeshi trial reveals about journalism and media consumers: U of T expert explains" U of T News (February 4)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Ontario sets protocol for assisted dying ahead of new law" The Globe and Mail (February 3)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Jian Ghomeshi trial: Media interviews problematic for the Crown, say legal experts" Global News (February 2)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial set to begin in Toronto court" BeaconExaminer.com (February 2)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Power and Politics: Doctor-assisted dying" CBC.ca (February 1)

Professor Kim Brooks ft in "Law dean challenge" canadianlawyermag.com (February 1)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Jian Ghomeshi case: How to stop sex assault trials from putting character on the stand" Global News (February 1)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Jian Ghomeshi trial could help put 'spotlight' on Nova Scotia's sexual assault stats" Metro News (February 1)

January 2016

Professor Elaine Craig ft in " 'Women will be watching': The wider relevance of Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial" National Post (January 29)

Professor and Director, Law & Technology Institute Rob Currie ft in "Little sympathy for N.S. man behind bars in Nepal prison" CTV News Atlantic (January 29)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia woman's cyberbullying video mocked by bullies" CBC News Nova Scotia (January 29)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Photo Galleries Ex-Tory MP Steven Fletcher tells committee to keep assisted-dying law 'simple'" CBC News (January 28)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Ex-Tory MP Steven Fletcher tells committee to keep assisted-dying law 'simple' " CBC News (January 28)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Ontario man ordered to pay for posting intimate video of ex-girlfriend" The Globe and Mail (January 26)

Professors Elaine Craig and Jocelyn Downie ft in "Federal Justice Camp is facing public inquiry" lawyersweekly.ca (January 22)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canada Needs to Catch Up to the Present with Cyberbullying Laws That Work" Vice.com (January 22)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Assisted dying: Hard choices reflected in detailed report" Ottawa Citizen (January 20)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Quebec Doctor Administers First Legal Assisted Death in Canada" nanonews.org (January 16)

The Schulich School of Law's Health Law Institute ft in "‘Enormous consequence’: N.S. doctors issue draft standard on assisted death" thechronicleherald.ca (January 16)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Just what was said Friday about the Supreme Court's ruling on assisted dying" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 15)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Supreme Court gives assisted-dying law a four-month extension" The Globe and Mail (January 15)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Supreme Court agrees to extend deadline for right-to-die law, includes exemption" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 15)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "What are they thinking? Teenagers, naked photos and cyberbullying" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 12)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Cyberbulling Update Four Years After Task Force Report Released" CTV Atlantic News (33 minutes into video clip) (January 12)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "RCMP continue investigating ’ugly girl’ list in Port aux Basques" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 12)

Professor and Director of the Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Human trafficking convictions remain challenging in Nova Scotia" cbcnews.ca (January 11)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Ganley forces inquiry for Justice Camp’s trial conduct" canadianlawyermag.com (January 8)

Professors Elaine Craig and Jocelyn Downie ft in "Robin Camp, Federal Court judge, faces inquiry after berating sexual assault complainant" cbcnews.ca (January 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Sexual Violence, Social Media & Society: Is Canada Facing a Crisis?" CPAC Documentaries (January 6)

Professor and Director of the Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Social media could lead to more publication bans in court: law school director" thechronicleherald.ca (January 6)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Editorial: Charter challenge buoys Webb supporters" thechronicleherald.ca (January 5)

Alumnae Kelly McMillan and Nasha Nijhawan ft in "Two ‘unapologetic feminists’ launch new litigation boutique in Halifax" canadianlawyermag.come (January 5) 

Professor David VanderZwaag, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Ocean Law and Governance; Primary Researcher; Associate, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, ft in "Scientists: split DFO in two" Focusonline.ca (January 2016)

 

2015

December 2015

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Newfoundland police investigating after second ‘ugliest girls’ poll posted in a month" Global News (December 31)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "End culture of confinement for disabled" thechronicleherald.ca (December 23)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Quebec Court of Appeal rules assisted dying law can stand" CTV News Montreal (December 22)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Halifax professor campaigns for increased access to drug-safety data" The Globe and Mail (December 22)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Researcher issues 'call to action' to force release of hidden drug safety data" CBC News (December 22)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Time to throw out incompetency act" thechronicleherald.ca (December 22)

Professor and Director, Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Legal watchers shocked by guilty verdict in Oland murder trial" The Canadian Press [syndicated]. (December 20)

Professor Rollie Thompson ft in "Nova Scotia businessman, ex-wife settle on $13.4 million in child support" Toronto Star [syndicated] (December 18)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Concerns raised about victims after N.S. cyberbullying law is struck down" CTV News Atlantic (December 17)

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service lawyer Susanne Litke ft in "Landon Webb's lawyer says client has lost phone and internet privileges" cbcnews.ca (December 16)

Dean Camille Cameron and Professor Kim Brooks ft in "Atlantic Canada’s unprecedented CEO" atlanticbusinessmagazine.net (December 14)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Provincial-Territorial Expert Advisory Group on Physician-Assisted Dying" Final Report, November 30, 2015  (December 14)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "MD-assisted dying should be listed as cause on death certificates: law prof" The Globe and Mail (December 14)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Concerns raised about victims after N.S. cyberbullying law is struck down" CTV News (December 11)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Rehtaeh Parsons's mother hopes new anti-cyberbullying law will be drafted" CBC News (December 11)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "N.S. judge strikes down cyberbullying law created after Rehtaeh Parsons death" The Globe and Mail (December 11)

Professor and Director, Marine & Environmental Law Institute Meinhard Doelle ft in "New Nova Scotia aquaculture regulations rapped by Ecology Action Centre" CBC News (December 9)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Landon Webb case prompts Nova Scotia to review Incompetent Persons Act" As It Happens, CBC Radio (December 9)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "Incompetent Persons Act to be examined by Justice minister Diana Whalen" CBC News (December 9)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "Challenging the Province's Incompetent Persons Act"CBC News Information Morning (December 8)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "N.S. Man Landon Webb to challenge Incompetent Persons Act" CTV News (December 8)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "Landon Webb to fight Incompetent Persons Act in Nova Scotia" CBC News (December 8)

Professor Sheila Wildeman ft in "Act under which Landon Webb was declared incompetent ‘antiquated' " The Chronicle Herald (December 7)

Professor Wayne MacKay comments on Newfoundland cyberbullying case CTV News (December 5)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Newfoundland police investigating ‘ugliest girls’ online poll" The Globe and Mail (December 4)

Student Kym Sweeney ft in " ‘A light to students’: Dal sexual assault phone line gets funding, extension" Global News (December 3)

Professor Rollie Thompson fit in "Nova Scotia’s child protection law to proceed as is: minister" Global News (December 1)

Professor Rollie Thompson ft in "Nova Scotia's child protection bill amended for 3rd time" CBC News (December 1)

November 2015

Professor Bill Lahey and Professor and Director, Marine & Environmental Law Institute Meinhard Doelle, ft in "Aquaculture regulations criticized for lack of transparency in report" CBC.ca (November 12)

Professor Bill Lahey and Professor and Director, Marine & Environmental Law Institute Meinhard Doelle, ft in "Nova Scotia's aquaculture rules need tightening: environmental law group" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (November 12)

Professor and Director, Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Alain Philippon was arrested at Halifax Stanfield Airport last March" (November 5)

Professors Elaine Craig and Jocelyn Downie ft in "Alberta judge’s sex assault case comments reviewed by top legal body" Ourwindsor.ca (November 10)

Professors Elaine Craig and Jocelyn Downie ft in "Federal court judge barred from hearing cases related to sexual conduct" The Globe and Mail (November 9)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Andrew Younger misused parliamentary privilege, law expert says" Cbc.ca (November 6)

 

September 2015

October 2015

Professor Rollie Thompson ft in "Nova Scotia woman warns of split-pension rules" thechronicleherald.ca (October 30)

Dean Camille Cameron ft in "New Schulich law dean opts for classic approach" canadianlawyermag.com (October 12)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Suspect vs. sex crime survivors: Balance of rights 'difficult' " thechronicleherald.ca (October 5)

August 2015

AUGUST 2015

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Case of cabbie charged with sexual assault sparks memories, concern" (August 24)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia cyberbullying law challenge rescheduled" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (August 21)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia Anti-Cyberbullying Law Could Face Legal Challenge" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (August 20)

Professor Benjamin Perryman ft in "Benjamin Perryman: The dangers of deleting the digital footprint of judges" ottawacitizen.com (August 17)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Kim Kardashian drug endorsement may break Canadian law: experts" Yahoo News Canada (August 7)

Dean Camille Cameron ft in "Announcements – August 2015" University Affairs (August 6)

Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Total ad ban a no go" canadianlawyermag.com (August 3)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Anonymous vigilantism fills hole in traditional justice system, says beneficiary" City News (August 3)

July 2015

Professor and Director, Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Zimbabwe Seeks Extradition of U.S. Hunter Who Killed Cecil the Lion" The Wall Street Journal (July 31)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Prof. Wayne MacKay says crime stats show disturbing trends against children" cbc.ca (July 22)

Student Russell Lindzon ft in "Like it or not, you may have a partner in your university" Lexology (July 6)

 

June 2015

Professor Diana Ginn ft in "Canadian Freedom of Religion Case" jurist.org (June 15)

May 2015

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Doctors wrestle with role in assisted suicide" thechronicleherald.ca (May 24)

Professor Donna Franey ft in "Alleged wrongful institutionalization goes to inquiry" The Chronicle Herald (May 15)

January 2015

Associate Professor and Health Law Institute Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Taavel’s family calls GPS tracking decision a 'profound disappointment'" News 95.7. (January 23, 2015)

Associate Professor and Health Law Institute Director Constance MacIntosh and Associate Professor Elaine Gibson featured in "Why GPS bracelets won't improve safety" CBC Radio, Information Morning. (January 23, 2015)

Associate Professor and Health Law Institute Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Nova Scotia won't use GPS on forensic mental health patients on leave" The Canadian Press [syndicated]. (January 22, 2015)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Sex-assault conviction erased, new trial ordered because Alberta judge too sensitive to rape culture" The National Post. (January 18, 2015)

Associate Professor and Director, Law & Technology Institute Robert Currie ft in "Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh arrested for pedophilia in Nepal: report" The Chronicle Herald. (January 16, 2015)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Halifax hotdog vendor to be selling again Monday as police probe tweets" The Chronicle Herald. (January 16, 2015)

Professor Wayne MacKay interviewed re: constitutional challenges aiming to strike down Nova Scotia’s anti-cyberbullying law and the limits of free speech. CBC Radio: Main Street Nova Scotia. (January 15, 2015)

Health Law Institute ft in "Doctor-assisted suicide guidelines drafted by Nova Scotia physicians group" CBC News Nova Scotia (January 15, 2015)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie gives police screen shots of dentistry students' Facebook posts" The Globe and Mail. (January 14, 2015)

Dean and Weldon Professor of Law Kim Brooks mentioned in "Dalhousie turns down formal faculty complaint against Facebook 'Gentlemen'" The Globe and Mail. (January 11, 2015)

Dean and Weldon Professor of Law Kim Brooks mentioned and Professor Wayne MacKay featured in "Review launched, more penalties meted out in Dalhousie University scandal" The Canadian Press [syndicated]. (January 11, 2015)

Professor Jocelyn Downie mentioned in "Dalhousie professors' complaint against dentistry students rejected" The Canadian Press [syndicated]. (January 11, 2015)

Dean and Weldon Professor of Law Kim Brooks and Professor Jocelyn DownieDownie mentioned in "13 male Dal dentistry students to attend separate classes"The Chronicle Herald. (January 9, 2015)

Professors Meinhard Doelle and Bill Lahey mentioned in "EDITORIAL: Aquaculture report nets a consensus" The Chronicle Herald. (January 9, 2015)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Eaton Centre shooting: Christopher Husbands sentencing hearing could lead to constitutional challenge" The Toronto Star. (January 8, 2015)

Professsor Vaughan Black ft in "Impounded dogs are at the mercy of slow-moving courts" The Coast. (January 8, 2015)

Professors Meinhard Doelle and Bill Lahey mentioned in "NS Coalition Supports Full Implentation of Doelle-Lahey Report" ASF News Release. (January 8, 2015)

Associate Professor and Health Law Institute Director Constance MacIntoshfeatured on CBC newscast re: scope and authority of the provincial dental board to inquire into and address concerns about whether an applicant for a license to practice dentistry is of "good character" 6:00 News, CBC News. (January 6, 2015)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie faculty files complaint over Facebook scandal" Canada AM, CTV News. (January 5, 2015)

Professor Jocelyn Downie mentioned in "Dalhousie professors go public with complaint over dentistry students" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 4, 2015)

Assistant Professor and MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy Joanna Erdman ft in "Abortion clinic closure an unlikely catalyst for change in New Brunswick" The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 2, 2015).

 

2014

December 2014

The Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association ft in "Dal’s Feminist Legal Association supports restorative justice approach" The Chronicle Herald. (December 28, 2014)

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "Dalhousie defends handling of misogynist scandal despite mounting pressure" The Globe and Mail. (December 23, 2014)

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "Dalhousie University process may include board that licenses dentists" The Chronicle Herald. (December 23, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Protesters demand male Dalhousie students be expelled over sexist Facebook posts" The Canadian Press [syndicated]. (December 19, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dal dentistry debacle heads to restorative justice" Information Morning, CBC Radio. (December 18, 2014)

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "UPDATE: Dal president hopes restorative justice will rebuild trust in classroom, public trust" Global News. (December 17, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft on the Rick Howe Show discussing the Dalhousie Dental students controversy.  News 95.7 radio. (December 17, 2014)

Professors Meinhard Doelle and Bill Lahey ft in "Aquaculture in Nova Scotia given cautious green light in new report" CBC News. (December 16, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig op-ed ft in "Of course rape and sexual violence are epidemic. They touch most families" The Globe and Mail. (December 16, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie dentistry complaints date back to summer, student says" The National, CBC News. (December 16, 2014)

Law students Jade Fraser and Chantelle Coulson ft in "Dal ponders expulsions over 'deeply disturbing' posts by dentistry students" The Chronicle Herald. (December 16, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Study decries criminal defence lawyers' online marketing" The Globe and Mail. (December 11, 2014)

Assistant Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "L'Île au trésor" Enquête, Radio Canada. (December 11, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Focus: Prof concerned about lawyers’ online marketing" Law Times. (December 8, 2014)

November 2014

Public Services Librarian David Michels ft in "The Future Now: Canada's Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory" The Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel Report, page 173. (November 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Publication ban breach concerns ‘highly exceptional case’" UNews - University of King's College. (November 25, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft on the Rick Howe Show discussing the publication ban in a high profile child pornography case. News 95.7 radio. (November 20, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Canadian post-secondary schools failing sex assault victims" Toronto Star. (November 20, 2014)

Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Jocelyn Downie of Dalhousie University discusses euthanasia around world" CCTV America. (November 19, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "one on one: Wayne MacKay weighs in on sentence" CTV News. (November 17, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "bullying push back" CTV News. (November 17, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "No charges for breaching publication ban in high-profile child porn case" The Chronicle Herald. (November 14, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Looking into government security" Global News Halifax. (November 12, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Youth who pleaded guilty in Halifax child porn case should be jailed: victim’s father" Metro Halifax. (November 12, 2014)

Assistant Professor Joanna Erdman ft in "Unapologetic abortion: Writer Katha Pollitt says it's time to stop the language of shame around abortion" The Current, CBC radio. (November 10, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "First at 5: Sexual Harrassment" Live at Five, CTV News. (November 4, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "SMU lacrosse coach steps down after controversy over tweets" The Chronicle Herald. (November 3, 2014)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "What do you think of the sentence handed down to Justin Bourque?" Maritime Connection, CBC radio. (November 2, 2014) 

October 2014

The Dalhousie Law Students' Society ft in "Dalhousie law students petition change to convocation date" CTV News. (October 31, 2014)

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "Russia’s Submission to Expand Continental Shelf in Arctic Likely to Be Approved: Experts" Ria Novosti. (October 30, 2014)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Moncton shooter faces possibility of harshest sentence" CTV News. (October 26, 2014)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Justin Bourque could get consecutive life terms for Mountie killings" CBC News. (October 25, 2014)

Associate Professor Robert Currie ft in "Extended interview: Anti-terrorism law expert speaks about Parliament Hill attack" Global News. (October 22, 2014)

Professor Richard Devlin, Professor Jocelyn Downie, Colin Jackson and Brett Cotter ft in "Lights, camera, legal ethics" Canadian Lawyer blog, Legal Feeds. (October 20, 2014)

Assistant Professor Jon Penney ft in "Should Google share the blame for hacked photos?" CBC news. (October 14, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Ending sexual violence on campus" University Affairs. (October 8, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Weekend focus: Gay marriage in Nova Scotia, 10 years later" The Chronicle Herald. (October 4, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Same-sex families forging traditions in Nova Scotia" The Chronicle Herald. (October 4, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "NSGEU breaks with other health unions over McNeil government's proposed law" Information Morning, CBC radio. (October 2, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The always-on stalker:Two women are being relentlessly harassed and the justice system won’t help, even after Rehtaeh Parsons." The Coast. (October 2, 2014)

Professor Rollie Thompson ft in "'Deadbeats' across Canada owe more than $3.7B in support" CBC News. (October 1, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Sex assault prevention task force chair says California’s consent definition beneficial" News 95.7 radio. (October 1, 2014)

September 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay interviewed for "Wayne MacKay on Hazing Allegations" CTV news. (September 29, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dalhousie men's rugby teams suspended over hazing allegations" CTV News. (September 29, 2014)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Judge slams counsel, then recuses himself" Lawyers Weekly. (September 26, 2014)  

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "David Sparks accused of revealing victim's name in Lyle Howe case" CBC News. (September 24, 2014)

Professor Richard Devlin ft in "Was Canadian Judge’s Recusal in McKesson Out of Bounds?" Tax Notes International. (September 12, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "St. Mary's creates new frosh program" The Charlatan. (September 10, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft on "Will Canada's commitment to fund commercial research over basic science backfire?" The Current with guest host Chris Hadfield, CBC radio. (September 5, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "A Bully-free Nova Scotia" Halifax Magazine. (September 2014)

August 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Changing face of Frosh Week" Canada AM, CTV News. (August 29, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "EDITORIAL: SMU crafts right response to rape chant" The Chronicle Herald. (August 27, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Halifax university changes frosh week, a year after incident shone spotlight" News Talk 610 CKTB radio. [Syndicated] (August 27, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Saint Mary's University unveils frosh week changes in wake of rape chant" CBC News. (August 27, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Frosh week scandals force universities to crackdown on ‘over the top’ student traditions" National Post. (August 26, 2014)

Dean Kim Brooks ft in "Futures report offers some food for thought for law students, teachers" Canadian Lawyer magazine. (August 25, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Plenty of ground left to cover this year at SMU" The Coast. (August 21, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Woman says publication ban breached in Lyle Howe case" News 95.7 radio. (August 1, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Trial delays in Nova Scotia" CBC News. (August 1, 2014)

July 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Lyle Howe hires heavyweight" CTV News Atlantic. (July 31, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft on "The Rick Howe Show" dicsussing the province’s first complete social media ban on a Cape Breton resident. New 95.7 radio (July 21, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Teen sentenced to social media ban" Live at 5, CTV News Atlantic. (July 18, 2014)   

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Court-ordered social media ban draws differing views" News 95.7 radio. (July 18, 2014)

Associate Professor Robert Currie ft in "Rwandan genocide criminal loses appeal" The Lawyers Weekly. (July 11, 2014)

Associate Professor Robert Currie cited by the Quebec Court of Appeal in Munyaneza
v. R.
, 2014 QJ 3059.

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Colored home pact expected to get OK" The Chronicle Herald. (July 6, 2014)

June 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "How can cyberbullying be stopped?" Cross Country Check Up with Rex Murphy, CBC radio. (June 15, 2014)

Assistant Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Citadel Hill tax dispute between Halifax and federal government heads to panel" Canadian Press. [Syndicated] (June 15, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Civil liberties group ready to do battle over PIPEDA" The Lawyers Weekly. (June 13, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay as keynote speaker at the Changing Tides conference for the Atlantic Association of College  & University Student Services. (June 7, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "First-ever cyberbullying court order" Global News. (June 3, 2014)

May 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Law prof says NSHCC settlement is 'significant'" CTV News. (May 30, 2014)

Assistant Professor Joanna Erdman ft in "Improve Access to Abortion" Impact Ethics.ca, blog. (May 30, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft in "NDP refuses to fast-track drug safety bill" The Toronto Star. (May 29, 2014)

Professor and Graduate Studies Associate Dean Jocelyn Downie ft in "P.E.I. abortion policy legally actionable: law professor" Cape Breton Post. [Syndicated] (May 29, 2014)

Professor and Graduate Studies Associate Dean Jocelyn Downie ft in "Denial of abortion clinic arbitrary, says law professor" CBC News (May 28, 2014)

Professor and Graduate Studies Associate Dean Jocelyn Downie ft in "Calls for easier abortion access" CTV News. (May 28, 2014)

Professor Vaughan Black cited by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Norfolk Southern Railway v Crowshaw, 2014 ABQB 273.

Professor Vaughan Black cited by the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Lamothe v Lamothe, 2014 NSSC 137.

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Short shorts lead to short tempers" Sun News. (May 21, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Landlord of veteran with service dog defends no-dog policy" CBC News. (May 16, 2014)

Professor Archie Kaiser ft in "Families demand answers after serious assault at special care home" CTV News. (May 16, 2014)

Assistant Professor Jonathon Penney ft in "Doomed to rely on the mask?" Policy Options magazine. (May 12, 2014)

Associate Professor Robert Currie ft in "Have Rob Ford, Donald Sterling set a new bar for the court of public opinion?" CBC News. (May 6, 2014)

 

April 2014

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in a story on Nova Scotia accrediting Trinity Western University law graduates. "Insights" Accessible Media Inc. (April 30, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Nova Scotia fracking panel to include law expert" the Chronicle Herald. (April 29, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Harper's judicial losing streak reveals the limits of government action" The Globe and Mail. (April 27, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in opinion piece "Christian school should bow to public realm" The Chronicle Herald. (April 23, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Should more effort be put into identifying people who might engage in deadly random attacks?" on Cross Country Checkup with Rex Murphy, CBC radio. (April 20, 2014)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "'Not criminally responsible' law misses point: Critics" The Toronto Star. (April 19, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay interviewed on cyberbullying and the Amanda Todd and Rehtaeh Parsons cases. CTV News Atlantic. (April 19, 2014)

Assistant Professor Jon Penney ft in "Elections bill ‘exacerbates’ lack of privacy, political parties micro-target voters more" The Hill Times. (April 7, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft on "The Rick Howe Show" discussing the changes to bullying behaviour since Rehtaeh Parsons's death. News 95.7 radio. (April 7, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Opposition parties attack health minister over drug review secrecy" The Toronto Star. (April 4, 2014)

March 2014

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Food insecurity national shame" The StarPhoenix, editorial. (March 31, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "High Rates of Malnutrition Reported in Northern Canada" Presna Latina. (March 29, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Report finds Nunavut has the highest food insecurity rate for any indigenous population in a developed country" The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti, CBC Radio. (March 28, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Aboriginal households experience high amount of food insecurity" 660 News radio. (March 28, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Many Inuit children regularly going hungry due to food insecurity: report" Daily Brew, Yahoo News Canada. (March 27, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "New Report Sounds The Alarm On Food Insecurity In Canada’s North" George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, CBC News. (March 27, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh was an expert panel member for the published report, "Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge" Council of Canadian Academies. (March 27, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Inuit go hungry more than any other indigenous group: report" CBC News. [Syndicated] (March 27, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Access to affordable, healthy food in Canada's North nears crisis" Aljazeera. (March 27, 2014)

Associate Professor and HLI Director Constance MacIntosh ft in "Canada-wide über-study confirms old news on Inuit, First Nations food problems" Nunatsiaq Online. (March 27, 2014)

Former HLI Research Associate Jacqueline Shaw ft in "Medical debate over defining death has implications for organ donors" CBC News. (March 21, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Stakes are high with Supreme Court set to rule on Nadon" The Globe and Mail. (March 20, 2014)

Assistant Professor Jon Penney ft in the commentary piece "Forget CSIS — it’s political parties that own our privacy" The Toronto Star. (March 17, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Experts call for additions to strengthen act amending drug legislation" The Canadian Press. (March 17, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Canadian Medical Association Journal says proposed drug recall bill has too many loopholes" The Star. (March 10, 2014)

Assistant Professor Matthew Herder ft on "Does Canada's proposed drug recall bill go far enough?" The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti, CBC radio. (March 14, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Police seek to charge B.C. teen with child porn distribution" The Globe and Mail. (March 4, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Push for consecutive mandatory minimum sentences may run afoul of Criminal Code" The Globe and Mail. (March 1, 2014)

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Inside Trinity Western’s struggle between faith and equality" The Globe and Mail. (March 1, 2014)

February 2014

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Woman with brain disorder pleads not guilty to assault" The Chronicle Herald. (February 24, 2014)

Dean Kim Brooks ft in "The Law Practice Program Should Not Be Integrated Into Canadian Law Schools" Slaw, blog. (February 24, 2014)

Professor Elaine Gibson interviewed on CBC News Moncton "Vitalité Health Network informs patients of privacy breach" CBC News. (February 24, 2014)

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Doctor who treats dying asks for legal “clarity” in end-of-life decisions" The Ottawa Citizen. (February 23, 2014)

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn  ft in "Push for revamp of child welfare"The Age. (February 23, 2014) 

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Should N.S. recognize law grads from a school which discriminates against LGBTQ people?"  Stephen Kimber's blog. (February 18, 2014)

MELAW Director Meinhard Doelle and Associate Professor William Lahey ft in "A future for Nova Scotia aquaculture beyond Big Salmon" Rabble.ca. (February 18, 2014)

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Quebec's 'Dying With Dignity' Law Would Set New Standards" The Huffington Post.  [Syndicated via CBC News]. (February 17, 2014)

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Quebec's 'dying with dignity' law would set new standards" CBC News. (February 17, 2014)

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Day of decision nears for Quebec's end-of-life legislation" The Globe and Mail (February 17, 2014)

The Dalhousie Law Faculty ft in "Controversy over Trinity Western’s ‘community covenant' could threaten mobility of its law graduates" The Province. (February 15, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig and Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Nova Scotia panel urged not to recognize Trinity law graduates" The Digital Journal. (February 14, 2014)

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Don't recognize law grads from faith-based BC school, NS panel told" The Canadian Press [Syndicated]. (February 13, 2014)

Professor Richard Devlin and Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Alleged anti-gay law school degrees opposed" The Chronicle Herald. (February 13, 2013)

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Jocelyn Downie ft in "Quebec’s amended end-of-life law set for vote" CMAJ. (February 10, 2014).

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nova Scotia cyberbullying law faces first court test over Facebook posts" The Globe and Mail [Syndicated via The Canadian Press]. (February 3, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Case should attract scrutiny" The New Glasgow News, editorial. (February 3, 2014)

January 2014

Professor Archibald Kaiser ft in "Pressure mounts on law societies to reject faith-based school’s graduates" The Globe and Mail. (January 30, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Racist, sexist tweets greet law prof studying SMU’s rape chant" The Canadian Press. (January 28, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Nadon SCC hearing on his appointment" CBC Info Morning Halifax, radio. (January 16, 2014)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Academic Strife in NB Universities" CBC Info Morning Moncton and Fredericton, radio. (January 16, 2014)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Dalhousie law professor offers insight, perspective on Amber Kirwan murder trial" The New Glasgow News. (January 9, 2014)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Dalhousie law professor offers insight, perspective on Amber Kirwan murder trial" The New Glasgow News, blog.

Professor Robert Currie cited by the British Columbia Court of Appeal in R v Tan at 36, 66, 2014 BCCA 9. 

Professor Archibald Kaiser interviewed for "N.S. premier to discuss case of woman with brain disorder charged with assault" CTV News Atlantic. (January 8, 2014)

 

 

2013

December 2013

Assistant Professor Elaine Craig ft in "Rehtaeh Parsons case: Not a routine procedure" The Chronicle Herald. (December 28, 2013)

Part-Time Faculty Member David Fraser ft in "Rehtaeh Parsons case prompts scrutiny of police, prosecution procedures" The Chronicle Herald. (December 27, 2013)

November 2013

August 2013

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Child porn arrests made in Rehtaeh Parsons cyberbullying case" The Christian Science Monitor [Syndicated] (August 9th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Cyberbullying laws urged for all provinces" CBC News (August 9th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Streamlined support for cyberbullying victims urged" CBC News (August 9th, 2013)

Professor Robert Currie ft. in "Rehtaeh Parsons: Halifax police caution against ‘vigilante acts’" The Toronto Star (August 9th, 2013)

Professor Robert Currie ft. in "Halifax police caution against ‘vigilante acts’" The Record, The Canadian Press [syndicated] (August , 2013)

Jocelyn Downie ft. in "Videos show why this former nurse wants to die. But a nursing home refuses to let her go." The Vancouver Sun (August 9th, 2013)

October 2013

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Amanda Todd's anniversary sees Canada's anti-bullying efforts engage schools, communities, police" The Canadian Press [Syndicated]. (October 10th, 2013)

Professor Archibald Kaiser interviewed for "Difficulties investigating/prosecuting cases where dementia is involved" CBC Nova Scotia - Information Morning. (October 8th, 2013)

September 2013

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Outdated criminal code snaring cyber bullies and sexting minors in child porn net" The National Post, by Brian Hutchinson (September 24th, 2013)

Professor Robert Currie ft. in "Social-media setup blamed for suicide victim's picture". Winnipeg Free Press, Canadian Press [Syndicated] (September 23rd, 2013)

Professor Robert Currie ft. in "Deceased girl's photos on dating site's ad sparks outrage". All Voices, allvoices.com (September 19th, 2013)

Professor Robert Currie ft. in "Rehtaeh Parsons ad generates privacy debate". Metro News Halifax, Canadian Press [Syndicated] (September 18th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Q & A: Defining consent" The Chronicle Herald (September 15th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Universities reviewing frosh orientation in wake of offensive chant" [Canadian Press, Syndicated] CTV News, September 12th, 2013) 

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Why frosh week antics matter" The Globe and Mail (September 12th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "SMU names members of sex-assault prevention group" The Chronicle Herald (September 11th, 2013) 

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s forms panel with eye to changing school’s culture" The Canadian Press [syndicated] The Spec (September 11th, 2013) 

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s names those making up committee for sexual violence ‘culture’ report" Metro Halifax (September 11th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s names those making up committee for sexual violence ‘culture’ report" Metro Halifax (September 11th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "SMU names members of sex-assault prevention group" The Chronicle Herald (September 11th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s forms panel with eye to changing school’s culture" The Canadian Press [syndicated] The Spec (September 11th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s president fights the echoes of a sexist chant" (September 9th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "St. Mary's Under Fire" Sun News Network (September 8th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Student president at Saint Mary’s University quits over rape-chant video" The Globe and Mail (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "President of Saint Mary's student union resigns after offensive chant" CTV News (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "President of Saint Mary's student union quits" Canadian Press [Syndicated] (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "SMU student president quits over sexual assault chant" CTV News (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Bullying expert to probe how to prevent sexual violence at Halifax university" Prince Albert Daily Herald (September 6th 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "St. Mary’s University responds to outrage over frosh-week chant" The Toronto Star (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay Ft. in "Halifax university student leader quits over sexual assault chant (with video)" Canadian Press [syndicated] The Vancouver Sun (September 6th, 2013)

Professor William Lahey ft. in "Limiting private MRIs in Alberta on table when doctors’ group meets" The Calgary Herald (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary’s University launches sexual violence task force after student chant in favour of non-consensual sex" Yahoo News Daily Brew (September 6th, 2013)

Announcement ft. Wayne MacKay: "MacKay Appointed Lead on President's Council" Saint Mary's University, Media Release (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne MacKay ft. in "Saint Mary's University takes action in response to frosh rape-themed cheer" The Globe and Mail (September 6th, 2013)

Wayne McKay interviewed on Maritime Mornings with Jordi Morgan Talk Radio 95.7 "RCMP confirm child under 12 responsible in 6-year-old’s death; can’t be charged" (10am, September 5, 2013)

June 2013

July 2013

May 2013

Meinhard Doelle ft. in "Nova Scotia to study rules for fish farms" Metro Halifax (May 1st, 2013)

 

April 2013

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Cyberbullying bill positive but could use tweaks: prof" CBC News (April 26th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Should parents be held responsible for children's online activity?" CTV News Atlantic (April 26th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Squad to fight cyberbullying" The Chronicle Herald (April 25th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Cyberbullying investigative unit announced" The Vanguard (April 25th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft. in "Rehtaeh Parsons Case: Nova Scotia Introduces New Cyberbullying Legislation" Huffington Post, The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 25th, 2013)

Jennifer Llewellyn ft. in "Fire chief apologizes to black firefighters" The Chronicle Herald (April 25th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay Editorial "Nova Scotia has a plan to fight cyberbullies. It’s time to put it in place" The Globe and Mail (April 23rd)

Professors Elaine Craig and Wayne MacKay ft in "Protests Erupt in Nova Scotia Following Institutional Failure to Protect Female Teen Assault Victim" The Bullet, E-Bulletin No. 809 (April 23rd, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "N.S. justice minister calls for law on distribution of sexual images" CTV Atlantic (April 19th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Rehtaeh's Death Catalyst for Change" The Chronicle Herald (April 14th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Anti-Bullying Activist Wayne MacKay on Canadian Teen's Suicide" CBC News Now, Nova Scotia. (April 12th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Dexter hopeful Criminal Code changes on the way" The Chronicle Herald (April 11th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Death shows anti-bullying law weak: Liberals", Metro News Canada (April 11th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Bullying Blamed in Death of Nova Scotia teen" The Globe and Mail (April 9th, updated April 11th,  2013)

Schulich School of Law ft in "Crime Prevention Grants Awarded" The Advocate (April 10th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay "Family Feels Failed By System in Bullied Girl's Death after Alleged Assault" Dawson Creek Daily News, The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 10th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "It's Past Time to Take Action on Bullying" The Chronicle Herald (April 10th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Wayne MacKay on Rehtaeh Parsons' case" CBC Mainstreet (April 9th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "School Administration Didn’t Probe Incident" The Chronicle Herald (April 9th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Landry revisits Rehtaeh Parsons case", The Chronicle Herald (April 9th, 2013)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "School administration didn't probe incident", The Chronicle Herald (April 9th, 2013)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Stiff penalties if offshore funds are not disclosed to tax authorities", The Guardian PEI (April 5th, 2013)

Professor Wayne McKay ft on "The 180 with Jim Brown" on CBC: "Will Another Law Help Stop Bullying?" (April 4th, 2013)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Offshore Accounts Legal in Canada If Funds Are Disclosed", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 4th, 2013)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Ottawa plots potential review of Canadians named in tax haven report", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 4th, 2013)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Tell the taxman about cache", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 4th, 2013)

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft in "Offshore funds must be disclosed to CRA", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (April 4th, 2013)

March 2013

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Lawyers challenge law schools to do better", Canadian Lawyer (March 25, 2013).

Professor Elaine Gibson ft on CTV News, speaking on laws protecting Good Samaritans, CTV Atlantic (March 27, 2013).

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn ft in "Province to launch abuse complaints panel", Chronicle Herald (March 25, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Experts say Russell MacKinnon's interview was a bad move", CTV News (March 25, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay ft on "The Rick Howe Show", News 95.7, speaking about cell phones and cyberbullying (March 27, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Changes coming fast for Supreme Court", Globe & Mail (March 29, 2013).

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Industry Committee Report on Intellectual Property: A Case of Policy Laundering for CETA and TPP", michaelgeist.ca (March 19, 2013).

Professor Archie Kaiser ft on "The Current", CBC Radio, speaking about the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act (March 25, 2013).

Professor Geoffrey Loomer ft on "Maritime Morning", News 95.7, speaking about tax changes in the latest Federal Budget (March 22, 2013).

February 2013

Professor Aldo Chircop ft in "Arctique, petit océan cerné par des géants", Ouest-France (February 23, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft in "Nova Scotia bullying plan draws criticism", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (February 27, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on the Rick Howe Show, News 95.7, speaking on the Nova Scotia Government's Action Plan on Bullying (February 27, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on Global TV, Evening & Morning News, speaking on the Nova Scotia Government's Action Plan on Bullying (February 26 & 27, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, referenced in "Bully for you - Editorial", The Cape Breton Post (February 19, 2013).

Professor Graham Reynolds, ft in "The art of studying", Canadian Lawyer 4Students (Spring 2013) 26 - 27.

Professor Diana Ginn, ft in "Teacher travels where world and spirit cross", The Chronicle Herald (February 15, 2013).

Professor Archie Kaiser, ft on CBC TV w/Yvonne Colberg, on the new proposed amendments to the Criminal Code dealing with persons with mental illness, CBC News (February 11, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on the Rick Howe Show, News 95.7, speaking on progress on cyberbullying in Nova Scotia (February 6, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on the Jordi Morgan Show, News 95.7, speaking on penalizing the bystander in bullying and cyberbullying (February 12 , 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on CBC Radio, Information Morning, speaking on the abolition or reform of the Senate of Canada (February 13, 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft in "Cyberbullying battle stalled", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (February 18, 2013).

JSD Candidate Katie Sykes, ft in OpEd: "To Canada's chagrin, WTO must defend EU's seal products ban", The Globe and Mail (February 15, 2013).

Professor Craig's paper, "The Case for the Federation of Law Societies Rejecting Trinity Western University's Proposed Law Degree Program" (Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2013), has become a touchstone for some of the debate, and has been referenced broadly in mainstream media (eg, "Chris Selley: Religious education under fire across Canada"), and in online media (Twitter and the blogosphere - eg, "Controversy dogs plans for new Christian law school"). Her paper is currently the 6th highest ranked paper in Legal Education on SSRN.

Professor Robert Currie, ft in CTV Atlantic News: Robert Currie on the navy spy case, CTV News (February 4, 2013).

Professor Robert Currie, ft in coverage of Delisle sentencing, CTV National News (February 8, 2013).

Professor Robert Currie, ft in "Canadian Navy spy gets 20-year sentence for selling secrets to Russia", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (February 8, 2013).

Professor Archie Kaiser, ft in "Law professor calls for inquiry into hit-man case", CBC News (February 5, 2013).

Professor Archie Kaiser, ft in "Hitman case to be reviewed by RCMP complaints board", Chronicle Herald (February 6, 2013).

Professor Archie Kaiser, ft on Maritime Morning, News 95.7 speaking on the call for an inquiry into the Nicole Doucet Ryan case (February 6, 2013).

January 2013

Professor Robert Currie, ft in "Navy spy faces sentencing hearing in landmark case", The Canadian Press [syndicated] (January 30 2013).

Professor William Lahey, ft in "Private medical clinics offering pricey care perks", Calgary Herald (January 26 2013).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on CBC Manitoba Information Radio, speaking on cyberbullying and the charging of two young people under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (January 29 2013).

Professor Rollie Thompson, ft in "Supreme Court to rule on spousal support for common-law partners", The Globe & Mail (January 25 2013).

Professor Rollie Thompson, ft in "No spousal support for common-law partners in Quebec, Supreme Court rules", The Globe & Mail (January 25 2013).

Professor Rollie Thompson, ft in "8 key questions answered about the Supreme Court's common-law ruling", The Globe & Mail (January 25 2013).

Professor Elaine Craig, ft in OpEd: "Counterpoint: Why Trinity Western University should not have a law school", The National Post (January 24, 2013).

 

2012

December 2012

Professor Jocelyn Downie, ft in "Preserving life? Rasouli case puts tough questions of end-of-life care in Supreme Court’s hands", The Telegram [syndicated: CP] (December 17 2012).

Professor Jocelyn Downie, ft in "Rasouli case may make doctors reluctant to start life support in 'borderline' cases", Edmonton Journal [syndicated: Postmedia] (December 17 2012).

Professor William Lahey, ft in "Inquiry into political interference in healthcare system underway", CTV News (December 3 2012).

Professor William Lahey, ft in "Inquiry noteworthy for probing allegations of health-care queue-jumping in systematic wayprofessor testifies", Edmonton Journal (December 3 2012).

Professor William Lahey, ft in "Inquiry into health care queue jumping in Alberta hears from first witness", Global Edmonton [syndicated: CP] (December 3 2012).

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn, ft in "A crusader changing the way we relate to people", Wanganui Chronicle (December 8 2012).

Professor Jennifer Llewellyn, ft in "Crime and the new punishment for university students", Macleans (December 12 2012).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft in "Anti-bullying strategies varied across Canada but success elusive", The Province [syndicated: CP] (December 7 2012).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft re: balancing public safety and the individual rights of convicted offenders who have served their time: "Review underway after parents learn about sex offender living near school", CTV News Atlantic (Dec 2 2012).

November 2012

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft on the Rick Howe Show re: "The need for a public inquiry into the allegations of abuse at the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children", News 95.7 (Nov 29 2012).

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Heartburn pills that cause heart attacks, antidepressants that lead to suicide: Why does Canada trail U.S. and EU in protecting citizens from dangerous meds?", Macleans (20 Nov 2012)

CURA: "Tough Case" on Tour - Following tours through Nova Scotia and Ontario, the play "Tough Case" continues to make an impact as it tours Manitoba. The play, commissioned by NSRJ-CURA Director Professor Jennifer LLewellyn as part of CURA's broader knowledge dissemination work, played to large audiences (including Manitoba's Minister of Justice, Andrew Swan) in Winnipeg this weekend. "MTYP offers Tough Case for restorative justice", Winnipeg Free Press (23 Nov 2012)

Professor Rob Currie contributed as an individual witness before the Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (6 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "School discriminated against boy by cutting special-needs program: top court", The Globe and Mail (9 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Supreme Court decision in favour of dyslexic BC student has wide implications for school boards across Canada", Yahoo News (10 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "École privée... de services", La Presse (14 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay speaks to cyberbullying issues on Maritime Morning, News 95.7 (15 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Pressure is on to call an inquiry into Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children", CBC Radio - Information Morning (15 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The price of human rights", The Guardian PEI (17 Nov 2012)

Professor Vaughan Black ft in "Chevron's Ecuador oil fight comes to Canada", Canadian Business (16 Oct 2012)

Professor Matthew Herder contributed as an individual witness to The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology's Report on Clinical Trials (1 Nov 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "Cyberbullying: Ontario Today", CBC Radio - Ottawa (1 Nov 2012)

October 2012

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "A wife wantes her husband kept alive at all costs", Toronto Star (22 Oct 2012)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Dear Federal Minister of Health", Science-ish - Macleans (23 Oct 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft in "The law packs a punch that the worst bullies won’t forget", Globe & Mail (26 Oct 2012)

Professor Jocelyn Downie ft in "Death’s midwife helps terminally ill Canadians end their lives", Toronto Star (21 Oct 2012)

Professor Matthew Herder ft in "Online trial registry proposed in Canada lacks teeth, critics say", nature.com - medicine (19 Oct 2012)

Professor Wayne MacKay ft widely across media following the death of BC teen, Amanda Todd and the anti-bullying motion put forward by the NDP in Parliament last week, including: The National (CBC), CBC Radio, CTV Maritimes, News Radio 95.7. As well as:

"Nova Scotians pay tribute to bullied teen", Chronicle Herald (20 Oct)

Cross Country Checkup w/Rex Murphy "Is it possible to control online bullying?", CBC National Radio (21 Oct 2012)

Schulich Scholar Claire Mummé ft in "How an online posting can cost you your job" [syndicated: CBC, Yahoo, Sympatico] (18 Oct 2012)

Professor Robert Currie ft in "Navy officer sold secrets to Russia: Global National" (October 10 2012) and CTV News

September 2012

Professor Archie Kaiser on the law of bail ft in "Release Rules", CBC Radio: Maritime Noon (September 28 2012)

Professor Archie Kaiser on leave and absence policies, release of the Report on the East Coast Forensic Hospital, Global TV (September 2012)

Professor Vaughan Black, ft in "Call for stronger animal protection", The Lawyers Weekly, p 3 (September 28 2012).

Professor Jocelyn Downie, ft in "Sunnybrook case raises question of who decides life support", Toronto Star [syndicated] (September 28 2012) .

Professor Geoff Loomer, ft in "Pacific West loses out on tax gains if mill shuts down", Chronicle Herald [syndicated] (September 24 2012).

Professor Geoff Loomer, ft in "Pacific West will have to keep Cape Breton mill open to get tax benefits", Canadian Press [syndicated] (September 25 2012).

Associate Dean and Professor Michael Deturbide and Professor Wayne MacKay in national and interational coverage in response to Thursday's SCC decision in AB v Bragg (see below), CBC Syndication (September 27-28 2012):

Wayne: Kelowna/ Ottawa/ Regina/ Toronto/ Thunder Bay/ Winnipeg/ Calgary/ Edmonton/ Quebec City

Mike: Sydney/ St John's/ Halifax/ Victoria/ Sudbury/ Vancouver/ Whitehorse/ Yellowknife

Local and national coverage also included: CBC TV, CBC Radio News, CBC News, CBC Radio International, Rick Howe Show 97.5 Radio, Rick Grant, Globe and Mail

Professor Robert Currie, ft in "How much privacy can a royal expect?", CBC News [syndicated] (September 19 2012).

Professor Robert Currie, ft in "Rich Kids of Instagram’s champagne posts and caviar hashtags", Macleans (September 19 2012).

Professor Archie Kaiser, interviewed in "Dalhousie expert says a review of the East Coast Forensic Hospital marginalizes patient rights", CBC Radio: Information Morning (September 19 2012).

Dean Kim Brooks, ft in "The art of the ask", Canadian Lawyer 4 Students (Fall 2012).

Professor Rollie Thompson, ft in "What's the holdup?", Canadian Lawyer (Fall 2012).

August 2012

Professor Philip Girard, "That's History: Next SCC appointment unlikely to redress judicial diversity gap", Law Times (August 2012).

July 2012

Professor Robert Currie, ft in "Mistrial shows influence of social media in legal system", CBC News (July 19 2012).

Assistant Dean Sarah Kirby, ft in "Canadian law schools embrace challenges of 21st century", Calgary Herald (July 4 2012).

June 2012

Professor Bill Lahey, ft in "Forestry experts seek strong rules, local owners for NS woodlands", Chronicle Herald (June 24 2012).

Professor Geoffrey Loomer, ft in "Halifax’s tax victory may lead to boost for CBRM coffers", Chronicle Herald (June 19 2012).

Professor Wayne MacKay, ft in "Web is a blossoming cultural tool", Toronto Sun [syndicated] (June 6 2012)

Professor Rollie Thompson, ft in "National guidelines on spousal support payments working well: federal study", Global News [syndicated: CP] (June 2 2012).