‘Research Publications’ posts

迫りつつある大地震に対する備えは十分できているか?

日本は、世界中の国の中で巨大地震や津波に対して最も備えが整っている国だと考えられています。ところが東日本大震災は、日本の備えが極めて不十分だったことを明らかにしました。一体何がいけなかったのか、巨大な自然災害に対する備えとしてどのようなことをすべきだったのか。これを明らかにしたかったのです。日本の経験から教訓を学ぶことは、諸外国にとっても極めて重要だと思ったからです。

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Inequality and the Marriage Wealth Gap

There has been relatively little scholarship that connects family law and wealth inequality, outside the context of division of property when relationships break down. Professor Aloni’s research is novel in this regard and will help spark important dialogue around the laws and policies governing families and the preservation of wealth.

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Justice for Victims of Crime

Professor Perrin’s latest book is trying to affirm legal rights of victims of crime, to support them through their recovery process through legal and policy means, and to ensure when we develop and apply the law we do it in a way that is respectful of their rights.

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Cultural Heritage in the Age of Globalization

Professor Paterson’s background is in international trade and corporation law, but he has been working in the field of cultural property since 1990. An international legal perspective is a necessity in this field of research, because material objects move easily across national boundaries, raising many complex legal issues surrounding them that relate to that movement.

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Lawyers’ Empire: Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950

The Canadian legal profession has, no less than the legal profession in other national contexts, been an energetic purveyor of historical myth, and Dr. Pue carefully sifts through some of the key errors in a professional apologetics that draws on historical representation.

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The New Politics of Immigration and The End of Settler Societies

In her new book Professor Catherine Dauvergne argues that our global understanding of immigration has disappeared, replaced only by hostility and policy paralysis.

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Barriers to Justice for Women with Mental Disabilities

When Professor Isabel Grant began a collaborative research project on sexual assault against women with mental disabilities with colleague Professor Janine Benedet in 2007, they planned to write one paper. Several years later, the collaboration has evolved into six articles and a book chapter.

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Canadian Securities Regulation

Professor Cristie Ford talks about new and challenging ideas for securities regulation including high frequency trading, dark pools and crowd funding.

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The Tools of Truth

Professor Bruce MacDougall’s current research investigates three important and related legal doctrines: estoppel, misrepresentation and mistake. His work makes a distinct and distinctly Canadian contribution to these areas of law.

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Autonomous Motherhood?

From a feminist perspective, our legal system needs to find some way to acknowledge that for many reasons, some women are choosing to be single mothers.

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