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Prof. Péter Szigeti illuminates challenges for elderly immigration in latest publication

Recent decades have seen increase of immigration restrictions across multiple countries

Prof. Tamar Meshel submits amicus brief to US Supreme Court

Submission marks second time Meshel has offered SCOTUS her expertise in commercial arbitration

New chapter sheds light on intellectual property and sustainable development

Prof. Faith Majekolagbe argues IP has impacts beyond innovation

Prof. George Pavlich’s new book looks at colonial law in 19th Century Alberta

Thresholds of Accusation highlights what today’s justice system can learn from the past

U of A profs, including Prof. Linda Reif, part of international team that dug into intersectionality in COVID-19 research

Scoping review is part one of a longer project to improve practice and policy in healthcare

Prof. Ubaka Ogbogu receives SSHRC Connection Grant to look into the experiences of racialized and Indigenous law faculty members

Faculty of Law professor part of team receiving almost $25,000 to create conference connecting scholars from across Canada

Centre for Constitutional Studies launches new blog

Seven/Fifty blog seeks constitutional law experts to provide insights, analysis and dialogue to better inform Canadians on timely issues

Alberta Law Reform Institute calls for electronic wills to be expressly permitted

New report recommends measure to improve access to justice

Four U of A law profs on the program for Canada’s annual international law conference

Profs. Dzah, Harrington, Jefferies and Reif are presenting at the Canada Council on International Law conference this week in Ottawa

Prof. Joanna Harrington appears before Australian Parliament

Expertise given at Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth

Prof. Adebayo Majekolagbe’s book launches at Africa Climate Summit

Prof. Godwin Dzah also contributes to publication on debt-driven climate finance

U of A law profs to head to major Constitutional Law conference

Faculty of Law Prof. Gerard Kennedy co-organized national event bringing diverse perspectives to speak on an important topic

Prof. Joanna Harrington contributes chapter to new cross-border crime collection

Contribution shines light on brokering deals for transnational corporate crime

Prof. Anna Lund publishes new research on public interest standing tests

Article advises how litigants can use the courts to protect democratic practices and institutions

Prof. Faith Majekolagbe on copyright law in today’s world

New publications shed light on Indigenous translation and online compensation

Prof. Godwin Dzah gives lesson in history of international environmental law

New publication notes Africa as pioneer in the field

Profs. Anna Lund, Andrew Leach and Moin Yahya feature in new Alberta Law Review

Trio of articles showcase Faculty’s work on issues of growing concern

Profs. Eran Kaplinsky and Malcolm Lavoie co-author reboot of a classic legal text

New edition of Ziff’s Principles now in print

Parliamentary report calling for extradition reform adopts Prof. Joanna Harrington’s recommendations

Law professor’s expertise relied upon by House of Commons Justice Committee

Prof. Mitchell McInnes contributes to upcoming issue of Supreme Court Law Review

Paper examines the limits of contractual frustration during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof. Eran Kaplinsky contributes to recent book examining how rights impact urban development

Chapters examine property rights and collective rights in Canadian cities

Prof. Malcolm Lavoie publishes new book examining the economic framework of the Canadian Constitution

Trade and Commerce: Canada’s Economic Constitution fills the gap in a subject that has been neglected for decades

Prof. Peter Sankoff publishes guide to persuasive legal writing

Book offers practical tips to help lawyers and students overcome common writing challenges

Professor Timothy Caulfield co-authors new expert panel report on misinformation

Panel examined impacts of health and science misinformation on vaccine hesitancy

Prof. Mitchell McInnes contributes work to collection on former Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

Chapter traces her role in the development of modern Canadian law of unjust enrichment

Prof. Anna Lund and law student Amy Kasper co-author practical guide on continuing care transfers

Lund and Kasper detail resources and dispute resolution tools available to patients

Federal Court cites op-ed by Prof. Joanna Harrington in recent decision

Op-ed argues revisions to UK judicial appointment process provide model for Canada

Alberta Law Reform Institute project informs passing of Bill 3 in Alberta Legislature

The Property Rights Statutes Amendment Act abolishes the law of adverse possession

Prof. Linda Reif authors book chapter on the international rights of older persons

The chapter looks at the work of ombuds institutions in protecting and promoting these rights

Prof. Mitchell McInnes authors two new publications

The book and article focus on the subject of unjust enrichment

Prof. Joanna Harrington co-authors new edition of textbook used across Canada for the study of international law

International Law: Doctrine, Practice, and Theory crosses the boundaries between textbook, casebook and scholarly monograph

Two members of Faculty of Law community author new book on condominium law

The publication is the first of its kind to touch on the complex interplay of this area of law in Alberta

Prof. Steven Penney co-authors latest edition of criminal procedure treatise

The third edition of this book offers significant updates on the criminal process in Canada

Prof. Joanna Harrington authors article pushing for reforms to extradition law

The article appears in a new journal dedicated to the growing field of transnational criminal law.

Prof. Linda C. Reif authors new book chapter on business and human rights

Reif offers expertise on the role of national human rights institutions in global business law

Prof. Péter Szigeti authors article on the role of comparative law methods in immigration law

The new publication appears in the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Prof. Tamar Meshel submits amicus brief to US Supreme Court

Meshel offers expertise in international commercial arbitration

Prof. Anna Lund pens new article examining the impact of insolvency law on family law costs awards

New publication appears in the latest edition of Annual Review of Insolvency Law

Prof. Hadley Friedland co-authors article on reclaiming Indigenous economic development

Case study examines the impact of participatory, gender-sensitive research methods on shaping community goals

Prof. Jennifer Raso publishes work in latest edition of Administrative Law in Context

New chapter examines application of administrative law in front-line settings

Profs. Steven Penney and Moin Yahya co-author new publication

Empirical study examines factors related to the decision to exclude illegally obtained evidence

Profs. Tamar Meshel and Moin Yahya examine crypto trading disputes in latest work

Empirical study of how cryptocurrencies deal with complex disputes is first of its kind

Prof. Mitchell McInnes publishes new research on illegality and unjust enrichment

Article appears in the Canadian Business Law Journal

Prof. Anna Lund publishes new research on mass evictions from mobile home parks

Greater protections for mobile home park residents needed in most provinces

Prof. Mitchell McInnes co-authors new edition of Oosterhoff on Wills

Leading work on wills and estates substantially revised

Prof. Erin Nelson presents at WISEST panel Nov. 24

Health law expert will discuss Alberta’s opioid crisis, vaccine hesitancy and bioethics

New publication delves into the histories of transnational criminal law

Prof. Joanna Harrington contributes chapter on modern international extradition law

SCC cites expert in bankruptcy and insolvency law in recent decision

Research by Prof. Roderick Wood relied upon in judgment

Prof. Hadley Friedland and PhD student Naiomi Metallic publish work in special edition

Collection rewrites SCC decisions as fictional Indigenous Nations Court

Prof. Matthew Lewans is new TC Energy Chair in Administrative and Regulatory Law

Appointment runs to mid-2024