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Publications -- Lisa Silver


  • Lisa Silver, “Poof Into A Puff of Air - Where Have All The Defences Gone? The Air of Reality Test And The Defences of Justifications and Excuses” (2014) 61 Criminal Law Quarterly 531
  • LL.M. Thesis, 2001, “The Punitive Sanction As An Alternative To The Criminal Sanction in Regulatory Offences"
  • Credited in footnotes as research assistant: Watson-Hamilton, J. "The Use of Metaphor and Narrative to Construct and Gender Hysteria in the Courts" (2002) 1 Journal of Law & Equality 155
  • Assisted in: Holmgren, J.A. (2005). It's a match! Unravelling the Canadian jury's interpretation of DNA evidence. Criminal Reports, 6th Series(8), 246-257


  • Presenter, Calgary Provincial Court Judges’ Lunch and Learn, March 2, 2016
  • Presenter, CBA Criminal Justice-South, “Supreme Court Year Update,” February 26, 2016
  • Presenter, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law Annual Law Conference in February, 2016 on the implications of Body Worn Cameras in the courtroom
  • Presenter, CBA Criminal Justice – South, "Body Worn Camera Evidence," November 27, 2015
  • Presenter, Alberta Provincial Court Judges’ Association Conference, 59th Annual Meeting, October 7, 2015, “Widening the Judicial Field of View: Body Worn Cameras Through the Lens of the Courtroom”
  • Presenter, CBA, Criminal Justice – South, "Recent Supreme Court Decisions and The Practical Implications," March 27, 2015
  • Presenter at Body Worn Camera Symposium, Calgary Police Service, “The View Through the Oversight “Lens”: The Implications of Body Worn Cameras on Civillian Oversight”, September 23, 2014
  • Speaker Series presentation for MRU Department of Justice on the CSI Effect on the Bench and Bar with Dr. Janne Holmgren, October 16 2013