Leah West

Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

Canada

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“  The Application of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Cyberspace"  ”

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Ch 8 -- Emergencies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 May 2020
Craig Forcese and Leah West
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
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emergencies, public health, national security, law, Canada

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Bill C-51 Backgrounder #5: Oversight and Review: Turning Accountability Gaps into Canyons?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Craig Forcese, Kent Roach and Leah West
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 726 (50,644)

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national security law,accountability,oversight

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Killing Citizens: Core Legal Dilemmas in the Targeted Killing of Canadian Foreign Terrorist Fighters

2017 Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 54, (Oct 2017): 134-187., Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-32
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Craig Forcese and Leah West
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 326 (132,616)

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Canadian law, international law, use of force, terrorism, counter-terrorism, targeted killing, human rights law, international humanitarian law

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Cyber Espionage and International Law. By Russell Buchan. Oxford: Hart, 2018 (Book Review)

Canadian Yearbook of international Law, 2018/Annuaire canadien de droit international, 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 255 (170,591)

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Cyber, espionage, international law, economic espionage, customary international law

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The Problem of 'Relevance': Intelligence to Evidence Lessons from UK Terrorism Prosecutions

Manitoba Law Journal 41(4) 2018: Criminal Law (Robson Crim)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 247 (175,889)
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Terrorist, intelligence, evidence, relevance, disclosure, terrorism trial, counter-terrorism, foreign fighter, criminal prosecution, national security

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Defending Democracy from Foreign Cyber Interference: The Role of Canadian Intelligence Agencies in the 2019 Federal Election

In "Cyber-threats to Canadian Democracy." Holly Ann Garnett, and Michael Pal, eds, forthcoming from McGill-Queens University Press.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 194 (220,501)

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intelligence, national security, elections, foreign interference, Canada, law

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Twisted Into Knots: Canada’s Challenges in Lawful Access to Encrypted Communications

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2019-38
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Aug 2019
Leah West and Craig Forcese
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Cyber Force: The International Legal Implications of the Communication Security Establishment's Expanded Mandate Under Bill C-59

16 Can. J. L. & Tech. 381- 416
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2019
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 152 (270,960)

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cyber warfare, cyber operations, national security, international law, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict,

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“Within or Outside Canada”: The Charter’s Application to the Extraterritorial Activities of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service

University of Toronto Law Journal (forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 151 (272,389)

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human rights, intelligence, national security, international law, charter of rights and freedoms, espionage

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Watchful Eyes: National Security Review and Oversight in Canada

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 141 (289,236)

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national security, oversight, intelligence, review bodies

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Bill C-59, an Act Respecting National Security Matters: What It Does and Why It Matters

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Oct 2019
Michael Nesbitt and Leah West
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law and Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 136 (295,908)

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national security, Canada, intelligence, law enforcement, cyber, free speech, privacy

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Canada’s Civilian Cyber Warriors and the International Legal Implications of a ‘Strong, Secured, and Engaged’ Cyber Policy

CDAI Vimy Paper, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Sep 2019
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 99 (370,229)

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cyber, defence policy, offensive operations, international law

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The Illusive Motive Requirement In Canada's Terrorism Offences: Defining and Distinguishing Ideology, Religion, and Politics

(Forthcoming 2023) Osgoode Hall Law Journal 60:3
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and Queen's University
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criminal law, anti-terrorism, terrorism, ideology, motive, national security law, terrorist activity

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Canada Stands Alone: A Comparative Analysis of the Extraterritorial Reach of State Human Rights Obligations

Forthcoming (2022) 55:3 UBC Law Review
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 88 (403,886)

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Building New Haystacks: Information Retention and Data Exploitation by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2019, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2019-40
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Leah West and Craig Forcese
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 87 (401,143)
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Ethical Applications of Big Data-Driven AI on Social Systems: Literature Analysis and Example Deployment Use Case

Information 2020
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Leah West
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Downloads 43 (565,747)

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big data; artificial intelligence; machine learning; social systems; social computing

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Invoking the Emergencies Act in Response to the Truckers’ 'Freedom Convoy 2022': What the Act Requires, How the Government Justified the Invocation, and whether It Was Lawful

Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol 70, No 2, p 262-291 (2022)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Leah West, Michael Nesbitt and Jake Norris
Carleton University - Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, Students
Downloads 32 (626,876)

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emergencies act, national emergency, protest, national security, blockade, emergency law, national security law