A Podcast Project out of Appeal Publishing Society
On borders and mobility rights: who drew that line?11/08/2019
In this episode, Amelia Philpott (Appeal author) and Tekahnawiiaks/Joyce King (director: Akwesasne Justice Department) provide insight into the effects of settler-created borders on Indigenous communities, particularly Akwesasne. They remind us to challenge the idea of a singular, one-sided interpretation of these obligations by explaining Haudenosaunee law, the Silver Covenant Chain and the value of promises … Continue reading "On borders and mobility rights: who drew that line?"
On Retainer: Dean Susan Breau05/04/2019
In this On Retainer segment, UVic Law Dean Susan Breau shares stories of her favourite meal, her journey into law and her research. Her life, legal education and career have taken her all over the world – tune in to hear more about it !
Digital Breadcrumbs: privacy, gadgets, and the law29/03/2019
In this episode, Lee-Ann Conrod (Appeal author) and Professor Steven Penney (UoA) discuss the topic of Lee-Ann’s paper: smart devices in criminal investigations. Given the increasing pervasiveness of smart technologies in our everyday lives, the Court’s interpretation of section 8 of the Charter becomes increasingly important. Can you have social media AND privacy rights anymore? … Continue reading "Digital Breadcrumbs: privacy, gadgets, and the law"
Fearless, necessary and unapologetic: exposing failures of the sexual assault trial process22/03/2019
In 2018, Putting Trials on Trial: Sexual Assault and the Failure of the Legal Profession was published. In it, author Elaine Craig critically analyzes and exposes the systemic problems with the Canadian legal system in relation to sexual assault trials. Suzy Flader provides a review of this book in the 24th volume of Appeal. This episode … Continue reading "Fearless, necessary and unapologetic: exposing failures of the sexual assault trial process"