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Episode 59: Expunging Cannabis Convictions

More Themes – Oct 06, 2022
In this episode, Adjunct Research Professor Dr. Samantha McAleese from Carleton University and Lawyer Russell Bennett, founder of Cannabis Law, Barristers & Solicitors, tackle the topic of expunging cannabis convictions.

Episode 54: Self-Induced Intoxication: An Update on Bill C-28

More Themes – Jun 23, 2022
In this episode, CIAJ’s Executive Director Christine O’Doherty is welcoming Professor Kent Roach to provide an update on Bill C-28 on extreme intoxication.

Episode 52: The SCC and the Matter of R. v. Brown and Self-Induced Intoxication

More Themes – Jun 16, 2022
In this timely episode, Sarah A. Inness and Professor Kent Roach will discuss the history of the defence of self-induced intoxication, how it was interpreted and applied in previous cases, its inclusion as Section 33.1 of the Criminal Code, and the potential fallout of the Brown decision for Parliament.

Episode 46: The February Crisis and the Emergencies Act

More Themes – Feb 17, 2022
Putting the February 2022 Crisis in context requires taking a step back and getting a better grasp of Canada’s Emergencies Act and its implications. In this timely podcast, CIAJ's Executive Director and Lawyer Christine O'Doherty is asking UofT Faculty of Law Professor Kent Roach some crucial questions: How did we get to this point? How does federalism affect policing? What’s the Emergencies Act trying to do? What next if it doesn't work?