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The Children are Citizens, the Parents are Undocumented: What Now?

The McGill Law Journal Podcast

Release Date: 01/19/2020

Reconciliation and the Legal Field with Senator Murray Sinclair show art Reconciliation and the Legal Field with Senator Murray Sinclair

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Today’s episode features a very special guest: Senator Murray Sinclair. His groundbreaking career has had a significant impact on the Canadian legal landscape, from his appointment as the first Indigenous judge in Manitoba and only the second in Canada to his service as Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry in Manitoba and as Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Climate Change and Constitutional Litigation: A New Era? show art Climate Change and Constitutional Litigation: A New Era?

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As the effects of climate change continue to be felt across the globe, litigants have attempted to hold governments accountable through constitutional challenges. To explore this emerging area, we speak with Dennis van Berkel, legal counsel to the Urgenda Foundation in its historic case against the Dutch government, as well as Dayna Nadine Scott, associate professor at York University and York Research Chair in Environmental Law & Justice in the Green Economy.

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Article Preview: Familles, inégalités et droit dans un espace mondialisé show art Article Preview: Familles, inégalités et droit dans un espace mondialisé

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Pour notre dernier épisode lié au Volume 64:2 de la Revue de droit de McGill, Dr. Ivana Isailović donne un aperçu de sa recension critique, intitulé « Familles, inégalités et droit dans un espace mondialisé ».

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Article Preview: Property Law and Collective Self-Government show art Article Preview: Property Law and Collective Self-Government

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To coincide with Volume 64:2 of the McGill Law Journal, the MLJ Podcast has been publishing bite-sized bonus episodes where you can hear directly from authors about their work. In this episode, Professor Malcolm Lavoie discusses his new article, “Property Law and Collective Self-Government.”

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Article Preview: Le droit à l’égalité et l’accès aux professions réglementées show art Article Preview: Le droit à l’égalité et l’accès aux professions réglementées

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Pour souligner le lancement du Volume 64:2 de la Revue de droit de McGill, nous publions de courts épisodes où les auteurs présenteront un aperçu de leur article. Aujourd’hui, Me Frédérick Doucet décrit l’article qu’il a coécrit avec Me Geneviève St-Laurent, intitulé ≪ Le droit à l’égalité et l’accès aux professions réglementées : bilan contrasté de la jurisprudence canadienne ≫.

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Article Preview: Who’s Afraid of the Lucky Moose? Canada’s Dangerous Self-Defence Innovation show art Article Preview: Who’s Afraid of the Lucky Moose? Canada’s Dangerous Self-Defence Innovation

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To coincide with the publication of Volume 64:2 of the McGill Law Journal, the MLJ Podcast is introducing bite-sized bonus episodes where listeners can hear directly from authors about their work. In this episode, Professor Noah Weisbord discusses his timely article, Who’s Afraid of the Lucky Moose? Canada’s Dangerous Self-Defence Innovation: "With little public discussion, the Canadian law of self-defence has become, in important respects, more permissive than Florida's notorious stand-your-ground law.

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La clause dérogatoire : un outil politique ou démocratique? show art La clause dérogatoire : un outil politique ou démocratique?

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En juin 2019, l’Assemblée nationale du Québec adopta la fameuse Loi sur la laïcité de l’État, ce qui suscita de vifs débats sur la scène politique. Au cœur de la polémique se trouve l’utilisation controversée de l’article 33 de la Charte canadienne, autrement connu sous le nom de « clause dérogatoire ». Le présent balado a pour objet d’éclaircir le débat entourant l’utilisation de la clause dérogatoire, et ce, en se concentrant sur son utilisation dans la Loi sur la laïcité de

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Third Party Litigation Funding: A New Gold Rush? show art Third Party Litigation Funding: A New Gold Rush?

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Third-party litigation funding (TPLF) has become a steadily growing practice in recent years, as more and more parties are bringing lawsuits to court with the financial help of large hedge funds or specialized commercial companies. In this episode, we explore this new judicial practice further by speaking with Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic, director of the Class Action Clinic at Windsor Law School, and Me Neil A. Peden, litigator at Woods LLP.

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The Eye in the Sky: Facial Recognition Technology and the New Surveillance State show art The Eye in the Sky: Facial Recognition Technology and the New Surveillance State

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Facial recognition technology is increasingly being used by law enforcement across Canada. However, law enforcement has not always been transparent about its use. In this episode, we explore these issues by speaking with Ignacio Cofone, assistant professor at the Faculty of Law of McGill University, and Andrea Slane, associate professor at the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities of the Ontario Tech University.

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The Children are Citizens, the Parents are Undocumented: What Now?  show art The Children are Citizens, the Parents are Undocumented: What Now?

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Should Canadian-born children’s eligibility for government social and health services depend on their parents' immigration status? In this podcast, we explore this question further. We will hear from Maître Milton James Fernandez, a lawyer at Pinay, a nonprofit grassroots organization for migrant and Filipino women in Quebec, and Robert Leckey, Dean of McGill’s Faculty of Law.

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Should Canadian-born children’s eligibility for government social and health services depend on their parents' immigration status? In this podcast, we explore how current interpretations of the Quebec Health Insurance Act are being used in the province to deny healthcare coverage to some Canadian children on this basis. We will hear from Maître Milton James Fernandez, a lawyer at Pinay, a nonprofit grassroots organization for migrant and Filipino women in Quebec, and Robert Leckey, Dean of McGill’s Faculty of Law. This podcast is produced by Karine Bédard and Tiran Rahimian, board members for Volume 64 of the McGill Law Journal.