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Lessons from Shakespeare’s tiger mothers: Parental and political authority in Coriolanus and Merchant of VeniceDownload
Acorn, Annalise, Clackson, Katherine
Introduction: Yale Law Professor Amy Chua's memoire Battle Hmn of the TigerMotherl created a media sensation. 2 The book struck a powerful chord as hundreds clamoured to register either horror or approval of Chua's confessing to and advocating for a model of mothering that mixes in equal measure...
Introduction: In 1984, Ernst Zundel, a commercial artist living in Toronto, was charged with two counts of spreading false news contrary to s. 181 (formerly s. 177) of the Criminal Code. Section 181 of the Criminal Code provides: Every one who wilfully publishes a statement, tale or news that he...
Gazing across the heterogeneous discourses claiming the rubric of criminology, a casual observer will likely be struck by pervasive discussions aimed at solving the 'crime problem'. Alongside the blaring choruses of technical experts one finds the hushed muses of sceptics and critics. They worry...
Johnsen, Bruce, Yahya, Moin A.
Introduction: Scholars and jurists increasingly acknowledge that the U.S. Supreme Court's Commerce Clause jurisprudence desperately needs a new direction. Even Laurence Tribe, widely regarded as a liberal commentator, concedes that until very recently the Court's decisions in this area came...
The dean who went to law school: Crossing borders and searching for purpose in North American legal education, 1930-1950Download
This article is about the making of modern legal education in North America. It is a case study of the lives of two law schools, the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law and the University of Minnesota Law School, and their respective deans, Wilbur Bowker and Everett Fraser, in the decades...
Introduction: When asked by a teacher of law what must be done to inherit eternal life, Jesus responded with the parable of the Good Samaritan. A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving...
A Comment on ‘Six Months of the British Columbia Business Corporations Act: Changes and Challenges'Download
Introduction: I would like to begin my brief comments by noting Linda Parsons and Kate Bake-Paterson's concluding prediction that - when all the dust settles - British Columbia's Business Corporations Act (the "BCBCA" or the Act) will become "a desirable statutory regime of choice among Canadian...
As part of the Alberta Law Review's Special Edition celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the opening of the Law School in 1921, this article endeavours to trace aspects of the expansion of the enforceability of promises from 1921 to 1996. To provide a general context for subsequent...
Circularp riorityp roblems are endemic in secured transaction law. A circular priority situation arises when there are three or more parties with competing claims to the same asset and there is no clear ranking ofpriority among them. There are multiple approaches applied by courts or advanced by...
Introduction: Socrates' admonition about excessive and inaccurate praise of love is more instructive today than ever. Unlike Kant's notion of good will, for example, love itself cannot be seen as an unqualified good, as something that shines purely and perfectly irrespective of the interests it...