Canadian Law and Society Association Mid-winter Meeting-Waterloo-Association de droit et société réunion d'hiver-Waterloo

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Canadian Law and Society Association
Midwinter Meeting
Saturday, January 16th, 2016
University of Waterloo
Hagey Hall (HH), Room 373
 
Program Schedule
 
Saturday, January 16th
9:00-9:30: Welcome (coffee & refreshments)
9:30-11:00: Session 1: Law, Legitimization, and Legal Identities
Chris Albinati (Osgoode Hall Law School), “Indigenous Blockades and the
Power to Speak the Law: Towards a Theory of Aboriginal Title and Rights
Holders Grounded in Indigenous Legal Orders”
Daniel Huizenga (York University), “Aboriginal Title and Living
Customary Law in South Africa”
Farah Chowdhury (Queen’s University), “Immigration through Marriage:
A Case Study of Bangladeshis in Toronto”
 
11:00-11:15: Break
 
11:15- 12:45: Session 2: Law, Regulation, and Legal Pluralism
Derek McKee (Université de Sherbrooke), “Airbnb and Uber as
Regulatory Challenges”
Susan Brophy (University of Waterloo), “Legal Pluralism and its
Explanatory Limitations in Legal History”
 
12:45-2:00: Lunch (provided)
 
2:00-3:30: Session 3: Law, Politics, and Institutions
David Sandomierski (University of Toronto), “Tensions in Legal Education”
Jeffrey B. Meyers (University of British Columbia), “The End of Legal and
Political Autonomy and the Rise of Constitutionalism in the Twenty-First
Century”
Joel Bakan (University of British Columbia), “The Legal Form of the
Corporation: Still Crazy After All These Years”
3:30-3:45: Break (coffee & refreshments)
3:45-5:00: Session 4: Legal Meaning and Interpretations
 
Matt McManus (York University), “Dignity Oriented Approaches to Human
Rights”
Dustin Gumpinger (University of Toronto), “The Absence of Evidence in
Aboriginal Rights and Title Jurisprudence: Weighing the Supreme Court of
Canada’s Approach.”
* Thomas McMorrow (UOIT), “Who is to Uphold the Honour of the Crown?”
(changed from Session 2)
4:00-6:00: Canadian Journal of Law and Society Board Meeting, Hagey Hall, Room 334,
University of Waterloo
6:30: Dinner & Social- My Thai, 51 King Street North, Waterloo
Sunday, January 17th
9:00-12:00: CLSA Board Meeting, Hagey Hall, Room 373, University of Waterloo
 
Location, Parking and Transportation Information
The main entrance to the University of Waterloo is located at the intersection of
University and Seagram Avenues. Hagey Hall (HH on the map) is located just off Ring
Road, which is about a 5 to 10 minute walk from the main entrance. The campus is a
short distance from Uptown Waterloo and the Delta Hotel and is accessible via public
transportation. The walk between the Delta Hotel and the campus generally ranges
between 20-30 minutes.