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  • Accused Appearing at Trial Via Video Conference from Foreign State

      I recently received a question from a friend about whether Canada permits accused persons to appear at their trial via video conferencing, when they are located in a foreign state. I did a spot of research (i.e. I emailed a bunch of friends who are criminal law practitioners). The most interesting … Read more »

  • Border Search of E-Devices Ruled Unconstitutional

      In the recent case of R. v. Canfield, the Alberta Court of Appeal gave the decision that some Canadian criminal defence lawyers and those who follow our search and seizure jurisprudence have been waiting for: the limitless, warrantless search of electronic devices by CBSA officials at the border i … Read more »

  • Is Canada Helping Other Countries Kill People?

      This post is re-printed from The Conversation, under the terms of a Creative Commons license. The original can be found here. The Conversation is a great platform where academics are able to publish publicly-digestible reflections from their research and contribute to public discourse. Many thanks … Read more »

  • Third Edition Published

      I am delighted to announce that the 3rd edition of our book, International & Transnational Criminal Law, was published in January 2020. The publisher’s blurb is below, and the book can be ordered here. Speaking of the publisher, Joseph and I are very grateful to Jeff Miller and his fabulous collea … Read more »

  • If "climate strikes" fail, what's next? Forecasting transnational "climate terrorism"

      (this article originally appeared in The Lawyer’s Daily, 18 October 2019 issue (paywalled). I also did a radio interview on this subject on 22 October 2019) As I write this, cities all across Canada are gearing up for the second round of “climate strikes,” mass protests against climate change that … Read more »