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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...
In this Article, Annalise Acorn examines the unique features of discrimination against women in academia, a workplace that is primarily concerned with the cultural production of intellectual cachet and scholarly authority. Acorn argues that one's scholarly authority is an end product of...
Gender discrimination in the common law of domicile and the application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsDownload
A married woman must take her husband's domicile at common law. This rule exists in five of Canada's provinces. It is argued that the rule violates the right to equality. It is further argued that, notwithstanding the Supreme Court's decision in Dolphin Delivery, the Charter must apply to common...
Introduction: Pornography is no longer \"sexy\" in the academy. Neither feminist nor other scholars show much interest in continuing to theorize the law's role in regulating the sexually explicit. Most of the familiar stakeholders in the debate - free speech liberals, radical feminists, lesbian...
Introduction: It has never been in the best traditions of the criminal bar to quit a client over money. Having gone on the record as counsel for an accused, the lawyer is, as a matter of professional dignity, expected to have sorted out financial matters with the client in advance, and it is seen...
Lessons from Shakespeare’s tiger mothers: Parental and political authority in Coriolanus and Merchant of VeniceDownload
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: Section 276 of the Criminal Code of Canada provided that, in a trial for sexual assault, the accused could not (other than in limited circumstances) adduce evidence of the sexual conduct of the complainant with persons other than the accused. The section was introduced1 as an...
The pioneering efforts of women such as Emily Murphy in Alberta during the early part of this century effected legal change and altered women's lives. Women began to see the law as a vehicle for social change, entitling them to property and giving rise to new expectations that a world of \"true...