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Publications - Jennifer Koshan

  • 'Marriage and Advance Consent to Sex: A Feminist Judgment in R v JA' in Vol 6, No 6 (2016) of the Onati Socio-Legal Series special issue on Radically Rethinking Marriage. Available on SSRN.
  • Kahkewistahaw First Nation v. Taypotat – Whither Section 25 of the Charter?” (2016) 52:2 Constitutional Forum 39 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton). Available on SSRN.
  • "Kahkewistahaw First Nation v. Taypotat: An Arbitrary Approach To Discrimination" (2016) 76 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 219 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton). Available on SSRN.
  • "Farming the Constitution: The Illegality of Excluding Alberta Farmworkers from Labour and Employment Legislation" in S McDonald and B Barnetson (eds), Agrarian Myths, Transnational Dreams, Rural Realities: A Reader on Farm Workers in Western Canada (Edmonton, U of A Press) with Gianna Argento, Delna Contractor, Paul Kennett, Andrew Lau, Graham Martinelli, Robin McIntyre, Nelson Medeiros, Heidi Rolfe, Brynna Takasugi, Kay Turner.
  • “Inequality and Identity at Work” (2015) 38:2 Dalhousie Law Journal 473. Abstract available on SSRN.
  • Book Review: Elizabeth Sheehy, ed, Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism (2015) 27:1 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 130-147 (with Doris Buss). Abstract available on SSRN.
  • "Adverse Impact: The Supreme Court's Approach to Adverse Effects Discrimination Under Section 15 of the Charter" (2014), 19:2 Review of Constitutional Studies 191-235 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton). Abstract available on SSRN.
  • "Under the Influence: Discrimination Under Human Rights Legislation and Section 15 of the Charter(2014) 3(1) Can J Human Rights 115-142.
  • "Investigating Integrated Domestic Violence Courts: Lessons from New York" (2014) 51:3 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 989-1036. Abstract available on SSRN.
  • "Calgary's Specialized Domestic Violence Court: An Evaluation of a Unique Model" (2013) 50 Alberta Law Review 731-755 (with Leslie Tutty), available here.
  • "The Continual Reinvention of Section 15 of the Charter" (2013) 64 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 19 - 53 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton, draft available on SSRN.
  • “Redressing the Harms of Government (In)Action: A Section 7 Versus Section 15 Charter Showdown”, (2013) 22(1) Constitutional Forum 31-46, draft available on SSRN.
  • “The Nordic Saami Convention and the Rights of Saami Women: Lessons from Canada” in The Proposed Nordic Saami Convention: National and International Dimensions of Indigenous Property Rights, Nigel Bankes and Timo Koivurova, editors (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2013) 379-399
  • "The Supreme Court of Canada, Ameliorative Programs, and Disability: Not Getting It" (2013) 25:1 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 56-80 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton), draft available at SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2171894
  • "Book Review:  Clare McGlynn and Vanessa E Munro (eds), Rethinking Rape Law: International and Comparative Perspectives and Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli (eds), International Approaches to Rape" (2012) 21(3) Social & Legal Studies 425–430.
  • "State Responsibility for Protection Against Domestic Violence: The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Decision in Lenahan (Gonzales) and its Application in Canada", (2012) Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice (forthcoming), draft available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2042200
  • "Meaningless Mantra: Substantive Equality after Withler" (2011) 16:1 Review of Constitutional Studies 31-62 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton), draft available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1928032
  • Evaluation of the Calgary Specialized Domestic Violence Trial Court & Monitoring the First Appearance Court: Final Report (Calgary: RESOLVE Alberta, 2011) (with Leslie Tutty, Deborah Jesso, Cindy Ogden, and Jacqueline Warrell), available at http://site.ebrary.com.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/lib/ucalgary/docDetail.action?docID=10534532.
  • "Rewriting Equality: The Pedagogical Use of Women’s Court of Canada Judgments” (2010) 4 Canadian Legal Education Annual Review 121-148 (with Diana Majury, Carissima Mathen, Megan Evans Maxwell, and Denise Réaume)
  • The Legal Treatment of Marital Rape and Women's Equality: An Analysis of the Canadian Experience (The Equality Effect, 2010), on-line: http://theequalityeffect.org/pdfs/maritalrapecanadexperience.pdf
  • "‘Terrorism or Whatever': The Implications of Alberta v. Hutterian Brethren of Wilson Colony for Women's Equality and Social Justice," in Sheila McIntyre and Sanda Rodgers, eds. The Supreme Court of Canada and Social Justice: Commitment, Retrenchment or Retreat. (2010) Supreme Court Law Review and LexisNexisCanada, 2010 221-254 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton)
  • "Courting Confusion? Three Recent Alberta Cases on Equality Rights Post-Kapp" (2010) 47 Alberta Law Review  927 - 955 (with Jonnette Watson Hamilton)
  • "Achieving Reasonable Accommodation through Constitutional Remedies" in Christian Brunelle and Patrick A. Molinari, eds., Reasonable Accommodation and the Role of the State: A Democratic Challenge (Ottawa: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, 2009) 401-426
  • "Family Violence Cases in Alberta: A Snapshot" (2009) 46 Alberta Law Review 847-858
  • "Civil Domestic Violence Legislation in the Prairie Provinces: A Comparative Legal Analysis", in Jane Ursel, Leslie Tutty and Janice LeMaistre, eds., What's Law Got To Do with It? The Law, Specialized Courts and Domestic Violence in Canada (Toronto: Cormorant Books, 2008) (with Karen Busby and Wanda Wiegers)
  • "Counting Outsiders: A Critical Exploration of Outsider Course Enrollment in Canadian Legal Education" (2007), 45 Osgoode Hall L.J. 667 - 732 (with Natahsa Bakht, Kim Brooks, Gillian Calder, Sonia Lawrence, Carissima Mathen and Debra Parkes), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1121163
  • "Theorizing Civil Domestic Violence Legislation in the Context of Restructuring: A Tale of Two Provinces" (2007) 19(1) Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 145 - 178 (with Wanda Wiegers)
  • "The Province of Persons: Gender Equality and the Alberta Supreme Court", in Jonathan Swainger, ed., The Alberta Supreme Court at 100: History and Authority (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press and Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, 2007) 297 - 332 (with Elizabeth Whitsett)
  • "Newfoundland (Treasury Board) v. N.A.P.E."  (2006) 18 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 321 - 371, a judgment of the Women's Court of Canada available at http://womenscourt.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/NAPE.pdf
  • "International Law as a Strategic Tool for Equality Rights Litigation: A Cautionary Tale", in Fay Faraday, Margaret Denike and Kate Stephenson, eds., Making Equality Rights Real:  Securing Substantive Equality Under the Charter (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2006) 443 - 470 
  • Alberta’s Protection Against Family Violence Act: A summative evaluation (Calgary: RESOLVE Alberta, 2005) (co-authored with Leslie Tutty, Deborah Jesso, & Kendra Nixon).
  • Book Review of Christopher Manfredi, Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court: Legal Mobilization and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund  (2005), 17 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 513 - 521  
  • "Dialogue or Conversation? The Impact of Public Interest Interveners on Judicial Decision Making", in Patricia Hughes and Patrick Molnari, eds., Participatory Justice in a Global Economy: The New Rule of Law (Montreal: Les Editions Themis, 2004) 233 - 274            
  • "Alberta (Dis)Advantage: The Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution Act and the Equality Rights of Young Women" (2003), 2 Journal of Law and Equality 210 - 254  
  • "Disclosure and Production in Sexual Violence Cases: Situating Stinchcombe" (2002), 40(3) Alberta Law Review 655-688
  • Civil Remedies for Sexual Assault: Final Report (Vancouver: B.C. Law Institute, June 2001) (with Project Committee on Civil Remedies for Sexual Assault)
  • Book Review of Susan Drummond, Incorporating the Familiar: An Investigation into Legal Sensibilities in Nunavik (1999), 52(4) Arctic 418
  • "Aboriginal Women, Justice and the Charter: Bridging the Divide?" (1998), 32(1) U.B.C. Law Review 23 - 54
  • "Sounds of Silence: The Public/Private Dichotomy, Violence and Aboriginal Women", in S. Boyd, ed., Challenging the Public/Private Divide: Feminism, Law and Public Policy (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997) 87 - 109
  • Doing the "Right" Thing: Aboriginal Women, Violence and Justice (LL.M. Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1997).