My key areas of focus


ANIMAL LAW

Does the law adequately protect animals from harm by creating criminal sanctions?

CASE STUDIES AND LEGAL CONTEXT

Addressing cases of activism, animal cruelty, humane standards, welfare reform, litigation and more...

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CRIMINAL LAW

Assessing controversial cases and providing an overview of core criminal law principles.

REVIEWS AND OPINIONS

Charters of rights and freedoms, homicide, legislative reforms, sentencing, sexual assaults and terrorism and more.

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EVIDENCE LAW

Explaining the principles of evidence law and analyzing major decisions.

REVIEWS AND ANALYSIS

Evidentiary discretion, character, privilege, hearsay, examination of witnesses and more.

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Video blogs and teaching capsules

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Animal Law
Criminal Law
Evidence Law
Legal Education
  • Richard Suter at the Supreme Court
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  • Burden of Proof in Criminal Proceedings
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  • Basic Sentencing Principles
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  • The Residual Exception to Hearsay Rule and the Use of Corroborative Evidence
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  • Murder and Sentencing
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  • Basic Sentencing Tools
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New projects


Law of Witnesses and Evidence book

Currently being reworked to become a complete guide to Witnesses and Evidence… more

The Animal Justice podcast

I have long wanted to create my own law podcast and this is my chance. Working with colleagues at Animal Justice … more

Teaching aids


The Flipped Classroom

View my videos for tips on how to use problems in the Flipped Classroom, workload issues and the best way to get quickly through a bunch of hypotheticals…more

Student learning tips

Check out my videos and links designed to help students with various aspects of the law school experience…more