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May 5, 2016

1. Purposive Interpretation

Purposive interpretation is missing, wandering the distant and desolate streets of the Constitution.

The purposive approach to constitutional interpretation was once the fa...

May 4, 2016

"How could you defend a criminal?" is one of the most popular questions asked from a criminal defence lawyer or a law student displaying enthusiasm towards a career in criminal defence.


Albeit the mea...

May 1, 2016

In the 2012 case Jones v. Tsige,[1] the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously confirmed the existence of a new tort for the invasion of personal privacy named “intrusion upon seclusion.” In doing so, On...

January 20, 2016

In Apotex Inc v Eli Lilly 2015 ONSC 5396, Dunphy J began his decision by asking, “[c]an a case brought under a nearly four hundred year old statute be considered ‘novel’?”[1] The statute Dunphy J is r...

January 18, 2016

The overrepresentation of Aboriginal individuals in the Canadian Criminal Justice System is an important issue to be addressed in Canadian society. However, this can conflict with the proper administr...

January 18, 2016

The Final Frontier


It takes approximately 664kg of fuel to get 1kg of materials to Mars or the asteroid belt (about 300,000,000km away).[1] Escaping Earth’s gravity requires expending 650 of those kil...

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