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There's an App for That: Legal Technology and the Future of the Profession

The McGill Law Journal Podcast

Release Date: 10/24/2020

A Conversation with Brad Regehr, President of the Canadian Bar Association show art A Conversation with Brad Regehr, President of the Canadian Bar Association

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Our newest episode features an insightful interview with Brad Regehr, president of the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Regehr is the first Indigenous president in the organization’s history, and has been a leader in the legal field as a partner at Maurice Law. This episode will explore the experiences that inform his approach, as well as his vision for the Canadian Bar Association.

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Litigating Laïcité: The Bill 21 Challenge show art Litigating Laïcité: The Bill 21 Challenge

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As the trial begins for the court challenge to Bill 21, our newest episode aims to provide helpful context that emphasizes the social effects behind the legal arguments, while offering a glimpse at what it’s like to be at the forefront of a major Charter case. Our guests are Noa Mendelsohn Aviv, director of the Equality Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and Me Nour Farhat, a lawyer representing the Fédération autonome de l’enseignement.

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There's an App for That: Legal Technology and the Future of the Profession show art There's an App for That: Legal Technology and the Future of the Profession

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Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of technologies providing and enhancing legal services. Some view these developments as a way to promote access to justice, while others point to emerging ethical dilemmas. To explore these issues, we are joined by Jena McGill, Professor at the University of Ottawa, and Costa Ragas, partner at Fasken and a core part of the ViaFasken team.

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From Calder to Tsilhqot’in: The Past, Present and Future of Aboriginal Title show art From Calder to Tsilhqot’in: The Past, Present and Future of Aboriginal Title

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In Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a declaration of Aboriginal title for the first time in its history. To better understand the evolution of Aboriginal title, from Calder to Tsilhqot’in and beyond, we interview David Rosenberg, whose extensive experience includes acting as lead counsel for the Tsilqot’in Nation at trial and on its successful appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg show art Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Across the United States and beyond, many students, lawyers and citizens have grieved the loss of a brilliant Supreme Court Justice, a trailblazing woman and an outstanding role model. To commemorate her life and reflect on her legacy, we are joined by Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, who has known Justice Ginsburg for over 40 years.

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Brian Gallant | 33rd Premier of New Brunswick | CEO, Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation show art Brian Gallant | 33rd Premier of New Brunswick | CEO, Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation

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Today’s guest is one that you won’t want to miss: Brian Gallant, 33rd premier of New Brunswick and current CEO of the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation. Mr. Gallant has a fascinating journey, from student and lawyer to politician and premier, and now to advisor and CEO. Over the course of this episode, he discusses each step on his path to making a difference, and how every lawyer can play a role in promoting social change.

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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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Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of technologies providing and enhancing legal services. Some view these developments as a way to promote access to justice, while others point to emerging ethical dilemmas. To explore these issues, we are joined by Jena McGill, Professor at the University of Ottawa, and Costa Ragas, partner at Fasken and a core part of the ViaFasken team.