2020

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Regulating Google: Defending the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel’s Report

What are the social media behemoths — Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter, Youtube, etc — that have come to dominate much of the contemporary public sphere? Answering this question is crucial to determining what role courts, economic regulators and legislatures should play in respect of the behemoths’ activities. Are they utilities, traditionally subject to regulation, in […] Read more

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Some Upcoming Vavilov Events

My calendar is starting to fill up with Vavilov-related events. Here’s a list of those accessible to the public (typically for a fee). I’ll add further links (and further events) as I have them: February 6 Canadian Bar Association, Webinar (with Professor Jamie Liew and Justice David Stratas) February 19 and 20 Canadian Institute for […] Read more

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Roadtesting the Vavilov Framework: Bell Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 SCC 66 and Canada Post Corp. v. Canadian Union of Postal Workers, 2019 SCC 67

Readers who enjoyed my posts on the framework for judicial review of administrative action set out by the Supreme Court of Canada in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65 will also enjoy Justice David Stratas’s updated paper, “The Canadian Law of Judicial Review: Some Doctrine and Cases“, which now takes […] Read more

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Administrative Law in Ireland, 5th edition

The fifth edition of Administrative Law in Ireland (Round Hall, Dublin, 2019) rolled off the printing presses and into mailbags just before the holidays. Here is the publisher’s blurb: For over 30 years, Hogan and Morgan has been the leading work on administrative law and judicial review in Ireland.This new edition of Administrative Law in […] Read more