Janet Walker

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Common Law, Civil Law and the Future of Categories: An Introduction

COMMON LAW, CIVIL LAW AND THE FUTURE OF CATEGORIES, Oscar Chase & Janet Walker, eds., LexisNexis, 2010, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-40
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Oscar G. Chase and Janet Walker
New York University School of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 359 (57,617)

Abstract:

2.

Civil Procedure in Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Eurasia Context

IAPL World Conference on Civil Procedure, September 18-21, Moscow, Russia: Conference Book/Edited by Dmitry Maleshin; International Association of Procedural Law, Moscow, 2012, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-119, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 25/2013
Number of pages: 638 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Independent, Independent, Goethe University Frankfurt, New York University School of Law, University of Florence, University of Florence, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, New York University School of Law, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Independent, University of California Irvine, School of Law, Faculty of Law, Zagreb University, University of Vienna, Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paolo, Peking University, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK), City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law, Andrassy University Budapest, University of Pavia, Department of Law, Maastricht University, School of Law, University of Oslo, Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Moscow State University - Faculty of Law, Flinders University - School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Turin, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Maastricht University, University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, Independent, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, Urals State University, Independent, Moscow State Law Academy, University of Ljubljana, Independent, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of South Australia - School of Law, Monash University - Department of Business Law and Taxation, University of Sao Paulo (USP), KU Leuven - Institute for Civil Procedure, University of Windsor - Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Moscow State Law Academy, Uppsala University, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Saint Petersburg State University and Moscow Lomonosov State University
Downloads 343 (45,731)

Abstract:

civil procedure, legal culture

3.

Arbitrability: Are There Limits?

London Court of International Arbitration Symposium: The Promise of International Commercial Arbitration, Montreal 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 225 (83,510)

Abstract:

international arbitration, public policy, arbitrability

4.

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Canada

DEBTOR-CREDITOR LAW: A TREATISE, T. Eisenberg, ed, (1911+) Chapter 64. pp, 1-37, 2002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 May 2011
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 214 (106,787)

Abstract:

recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

5.

Muscutt Misplaced - The Future of Forum of Necessity Jurisdiction in Canada

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 135-143, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 164 (141,679)

Abstract:

Litigation, Jurisdiction, Real and Substantial Connection, Forum of Necessity

6.

Beals v. Saldanha: Striking the Comity Balance Anew

Canadian International Lawyer, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 28-33, 2002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 126 (171,804)

Abstract:

foreign judgments, comity

7.

Class Proceedings in Canada - Report for the 18th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 111 (186,917)

Abstract:

class actions

Current Jurisdictional and Recognitional Issues in the Conflict of Laws

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 499, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Vaughan Black, Joost Blom and Janet Walker
Dalhousie University - Law School, University of Bristish Columbia - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 106 (211,178)

Abstract:

Consumer and Commercial Law Workshop, retrospective, conflict of laws

Current Jurisdictional and Recognitional Issues in the Conflict of Laws

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 50, pp. 499-524, 2011
Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Vaughan Black, Joost Blom and Janet Walker
Dalhousie University - Law School, University of Bristish Columbia - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Abstract:

Canada, Private international law, Conflict of laws

9.

Choice of Law in Tort: The Supreme Court of Canada Enters the Fray

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 111, pp. 397-400, 1995
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 105 (196,599)

Abstract:

conflict of laws, choice of law in tort

10.

Consultation Paper: Reforming the Law of Crossborder Litigation - Judicial Jurisdiction

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 100 (203,109)

Abstract:

Judicial Jurisdiction, Codification, Conflict of Laws

11.

Beals v. Saldanha: The Great Canadian Comity Experiment Continues

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 120, pp. 365-369, 2004
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 97 (207,183)

Abstract:

foreign judgments, comity

12.

Getting the Best Seats (in International Arbitrations)

Cdn Arbitration and Mediation J, Vol. 5, pp. 18-24, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 95 (215,729)

Abstract:

international arbitration, enforcement of awards, arbitral procedure, arbitration clauses

13.

Are We There Yet?: Towards a New Rule for Choice of Law in Tort

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 38, pp. 331-67, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 84 (232,877)

Abstract:

conflict of laws, choice of law in tort

14.

Beyond Real and Substantial Connection: The Muscutt Quintet

2002 Annual Review of Civil Justice, Second Ed., pp. 61-92, 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 75 (243,171)
Citation 1

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, Constitution, international litigation

15.

Recognizing Multijurisdiction Class Action Judgments within Canada: Key Questions - Suggested Answers

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 450-469, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 69 (260,193)

Abstract:

Class Actions, Conflict of Laws, Judgments, Federalism

16.

Provisional and Protective Measures in International Litigation: Mareva and Grupo Mexicano - The Canadian Perspective

American Society of International Law Annual Meeting (ASIL Proceedings), Washington, D.C., 2000
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 68 (250,500)

Abstract:

Interim Measures, International Law, Comparative Law, Litigation

17.

The Role of Domestic Courts in the International Legal Order: A Tribute to Richard Falk

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 11, pp. 365-370, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 65 (264,366)

Abstract:

international law, national courts, immunity, foreign public law, foreign judgments

18.

The Utility of Principles and Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure

Uniform Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 803-815, 2001-2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 65 (274,948)

Abstract:

crossborder litigation, transnational procedure

19.

New Trends in Procedural Law: New Technologies and the Civil Litigation Process

Hastings International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 31, pp. 251-294, 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Garry D. Watson and Janet Walker
Osgoode Hall Law School - York University and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 62 (270,568)

Abstract:

litigation, e-filing, e-discovery, videoconferencing, comparative law

20.

Twenty Questions (About Section 23 of the Ontario Limitations Act, 2002)

TWENTY QUESTIONS (ABOUT SECTION 23 OF THE ONTARIO LIMITATIONS ACT, 2002), W. Gray, L Kerbel-Caplan & J Ziegel, eds., Toronto, Ontario Bar Association, 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 61 (270,568)

Abstract:

limitations periods, conflict of laws, substance and procedure, characterization

21.

The Deconstitutionalization of Canadian Private International Law?

Supreme Court Law Review (2d), Vol. 21, pp. 181-201, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker and Vaughan Black
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Dalhousie University - Law School
Downloads 60 (279,347)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, federalism, constitutional law, crossborder litigation

22.

Crossborder Class Actions: A View from Across the Border

Michigan State Law Review, pp. 755-798, 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 50 (305,850)

Abstract:

class actions, recognition and enforcement of judgments

23.

Personal Injury: The New Exception to State Immunity in Canada

CBAO International Law Section, Vol. 4, pp. 6-12, 1994
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 48 (311,293)

Abstract:

state immunity, personal injury, tort, comity

24.

Preliminary or Summary Proceedings: Scope and Importance

XII CONGRESO MUNDIAL DE DERECHO PROCESAL, M. Storme & C. Gomez Lara, eds., Vol. 1, pp. 193-238, 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Garry D. Watson and Janet Walker
Osgoode Hall Law School - York University and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 48 (314,043)

Abstract:

summary judgment, executory proceedings, due process, civil procedure, comparative law

25.

Rule 17: Service Outside Ontario

Holmested & Watson: Ontario Civil Procedure, Vol. 3, Chapter 17, pp. 1-111, July 2001
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 45 (311,293)

Abstract:

service out, judicial jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments, choice of law

26.

Parallel Proceedings - Converging Views: The Westec Appeal

Canadian Yearbook of International Law, pp. 155-188, 2000
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 45 (311,293)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, appropriate forum, parallel proceedings, lis pendens

27.

Teck Cominco and the Wisdom of Deferring to the Court First Seised, All Things Being Equal

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 47, pp. 191-208, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 44 (331,417)
Citation 1

Abstract:

parallel litigation, comity

28.

International Dispute Resolution in the 21st Century: The Role of National Courts

Canadian Council on International Law, Looking Ahead: International Law in the 21st Century, pp. 95-110, 2000
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 43 (322,510)

Abstract:

global economy, international litigation, natrional courts

29.

Coordinating Multijurisdiction Class Actions Through Existing Certification Processes

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 42, pp. 112-121, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 40 (337,392)

Abstract:

Judicial Jurisdiction, Class Actions, Constitutional Law, Appropriate Forum, Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments

30.

Agreeing to Disagree: 'Can We Just Have Words'?

Journal of Law and Commerce, Vol. 25, pp. 153-165, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 39 (331,417)

Abstract:

international sale of goods, international commercial arbitration

31.

Applying Morguard to Foreign Judgments

International Commercial Litigation, pp. 37-39, September 1995
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 36 (343,707)

Abstract:

recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, constitutional law, comity

32.

A New Model for Interprovincial Conflict of Laws Settled by the Supreme Court

Commercial Litigation, Vol. 2, pp. 91-94, 1995
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 36 (353,453)

Abstract:

conflict of laws, jurisdiction, choice of law,

33.

Foreign Public Law and the Colour of Comity: What's the Difference between Friends?

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 38, pp. 36-56, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 35 (350,132)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, exceptions, separation of powers, international litigation

34.

Beyond Big Business: Contests between Jurisdictions in a Vertically Integrated Global Economy

Law Society of Upper Canada, Civil Litigation Forum, Toronto 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 32 (363,745)

Abstract:

globalization, small businesses, judicial jurisdiction, crossborder litigation

35.

'There are Parts of the World were Things are Badly Wrong': Forum Selection Clauses and Unfair Jurisdictions

Dispute Resolution International, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 187-198, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Janet Walker, Stefan Rutzel and Sylvia Wunsche
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30 (374,572)

Abstract:

enforcement of judgments, procedural fairness, systemic unfairness, bias

36.

Interprovincial Sovereign Immunity Revisited

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 379-97, 1997
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 29 (382,254)

Abstract:

crown immunity, sovereign immunity, federalism, conflict of laws, judicial jurisdiction

37.

A Farewell Salute to the Military Nexus Doctrine

National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, pp. 361-78, 1993
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 28 (370,833)

Abstract:

military tribunals, jurisdiction, judicial independence

38.

Castillo v. Castillo: Closing the Barn Door

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 487, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 25 (394,678)

Abstract:

Conflict of Laws, Limitation Periods, Federalism

39.

The Better Part of Harmonizing Jurisdictional Law

American Society of International Law (ASIL) Proceedings, p. 342, 2002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 25 (403,633)

Abstract:

jurisdiction, harmonization, crossborder litigation, international law

40.

Military Justice: From Oxymoron to Aspiration

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 1-32, 1994
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 23 (399,097)

Abstract:

military justice, fundamental rights

41.

What’s with Article III? The Nature of Judicial Authority and Private International Law

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 22 (423,036)

Abstract:

constitutional law, judiciary, separation of powers

42.

Must There Be Uniform Standards for Jurisdiction in a Federation‘

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 119, pp. 567-572, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 22 (408,381)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, federalism

43.

A Tale of Two Fora: Fresh Challenges in Defending Multijurisdictional Claims

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 549-82, 1996
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 20 (418,032)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, forum non conveniens

44.

The Canmar Fortune: The Supreme Court of Canada Puts Jurisdiction Agreements Back on Course

Canadian International Lawyer, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 144-47, 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 18 (433,325)

Abstract:

jurisdiction agreements, crossborder litigation, fundamental breach

45.

Class Actions in Ontario: Fresh Prospects for Securities Litigation?

Litigation Issues in the Distribution of Securities: An International Perspective, pp. 455-488, 1997
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Charles F. Scott and Janet Walker
Tory & Tory DesLauriers Binnington and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 17 (433,325)

Abstract:

class actions, securities regulation, crossborder litigation

46.

Morguard at the Millennium: A Survey of Change

Canadian Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Annual Institute International Section, Ontario, January 28, 2000
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 15 (433,325)

Abstract:

judicial jurisdiction, foreign judgments, crossborder litigation

47.

Shawanaga Bound: The Ontario Court of Appeal Decides Hopton v. Pamajewon

Saskatchewan Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 161-171, 1994
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 14 (448,797)

Abstract:

aboriginal title, real property

48.

Canada's Position on a Multilateral Judgments Convention

Trilateral Perspectives on International Legal Issues, Vol. 3, pp. 127-155, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 13 (464,225)

Abstract:

enforcement of judgments

Other Papers (7)

Total Downloads: 141    Citations: 0
1.

Summary of Jurisdiction Principles and Analysis

Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 48

Abstract:

jurisdiction

2.

Le Droit International Privé (2/2)

ÉLEMENTS COMMON LAW CANADIENNE - COMPARAISON AVEC LE DRIOT, L. Belanger-Hardy, A. Grenon eds., pp. 439-524, 2008 ,
Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 25

Abstract:

private international law, comparative law

3.

Le Droit International Privé (1/2)

ÉLEMENTS DE COMMON LAW CANADIENNE - COMPARAISON AVE LE DROIT, L. Belanger-Hardy, A. Grenon eds., pp. 439-524, 2008 ,
Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Janet Walker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 22

Abstract:

private international law, comparative law

4.

Should Businesses Fear Canadian Class Actions?

International Commercial Litigation, pp. 18-20, March 1996
Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Janet Walker and Barry A. Leon
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13

Abstract:

class actions

5.

Biomedical Experimentation with Children: Balancing the Needs for Protective Measures with the Need to Respect Children's Developing Ability to Make Significant Life Decisions for Themselves

RESEARCH ON HUMAN SUBJECTS ETHICS, LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY, pp. 380-404, D. Weisstub, ed., 1998
Posted: 23 Oct 2009
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - School of Criminology
Downloads 10

Abstract:

bio-ethics, non-therapeutic procedures, informed consent, rights of children

6.

Cuba: Will New United States Law Hurt Canadians

North American Corporate Lawyer, Vol. 3, pp. 134-138, 1996
Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Janet Walker and Geoff Creighton
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 5

Abstract:

foreign policy laws, foreign public law exception

7.

Biomedical Experimentaion Involving Elderly Subjects: The Need to Balance Limited, Benevolent Protection with the Recognition of a Long History of Autonomous Decision-Making

RESEARCH ON HUMAN SUBJECTTS: ETHICS, LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY, pp. 408-432, D Weisstub, ed., Pergamon, 1998
Posted: 23 Oct 2009
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 4

Abstract:

bio-ethics, non-therapeutic procedures, informed consent, rights of the elderly