Brenda Cossman

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Professor of Law

78 and 84 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

#MeToo, Sex Wars 2.0 and the Power of Law

Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Women and Poverty in India: Law and Social Change

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 6, p. 278, 1993
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman and Ratna Kapur
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Gender Identity, Gender Pronouns and Freedom of Expression: Bill C-16 and the Traction of Specious Legal Claims

University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume 68 Issue 1, winter 2018, pp. 37-79
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Freedom of Expression, Trans Rights

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Secularism's Last Sigh?: The Hindu Right, the Courts, and India's Struggle for Democracy

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, p. 113, 1997
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2008
Brenda Cossman and Ratna Kapur
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Sexuality, Queer Theory, and 'Feminism After' - Reading and Rereading the Sexual Subject

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 May 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 268 (122,174)
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Gender Performance, Sexual Subjects and International Law

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jul 2010
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Gender Performance, Sexual Subjects and International Law

Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2002, pp. 281-296
Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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The New Politics of Adultery

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 15, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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What is Marriage-Like Like? The Irrelevance of Conjugality

Canadian Journal of Family Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 269-326, 2001
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Brenda Cossman and Bruce Ryder
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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non-marital cohabitation, conjugality, spousal definition, sexual component, interdependence

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Contesting Conservatisms, Family Feuds and the Privatization of Dependency

American Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 414, 2005, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 11 May 2005
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Betwixt and between Recognition: Migrating-Same-Sex Marriages and the Turn Toward the Private

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 71, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Lesbians, Gay Men and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 40, pp. 223-248, 2000
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 May 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Beyond Beyond Conjugality

(2017) 30(2) Canadian Journal of Family Law 227-263
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Brenda Cossman and Bruce Ryder
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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conjugality, marriage, family, poly relationships

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Customs Censorship and the Charter: The Little Sisters Case

Constitutional Forum, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 103, 1996
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Brenda Cossman and Bruce Ryder
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Reform, Revolution, or Retrenchment? International Human Rights in the Post Cold War Era

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 32, p. 339, 1991
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Migrating Marriages and Comparative Constitutionalism

THE MIGRATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Sujit Choudhry ed., p. 209, Cambridge University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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A Matter of Difference: Domestic Contracts and Gender Equality

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 303, 1990
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Disciplining the Unruly: Sexual outlaws, Little Sisters and the Legacy of Butler

(2002) University of British Columbia Law Review, Vol. 36, 77-99
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Precarious Unity of Feminist Theory and Practice: The Praxis of Abortion

University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 85, 1986
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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"And If Not Now, When?": Feminism and Anti-Semitism Beyond Clara Brett Martin

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 5, p. 298, 1992
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman and Marlee Kline
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Legal Regulation of Adult Personal Relationships: Evaluating Policy Objectives and Legal Options in Federal Legislation

Law Commission of Canada, 2000
Number of pages: 245 Posted: 16 Jan 2011
Bruce Ryder and Brenda Cossman
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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family law, conjugality, personal relationships

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'Dancing in the Dark': A Review of Gwen Brodsky and Shelagh Day's Canadian Charter Equality Rights for Women: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Windsor Yearbook Access to Justice, Vol. 10, p. 223, 1990
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Reforming Child Custody and Access Law in Canada: A Discussion Paper

Canadian Journal of Family Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 13-78, 1998
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Aug 2010
Brenda Cossman and Roxanne Mykitiuk
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School
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child custody, gender equality, legal reform, public policy

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Queering Queer Legal Studies: An Unreconstructed Ode to Eve Sedgwick (and Others)

Critical Analysis of Law 6(1), 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Queer Legal Studies, Sexuality, LGBT

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Parenting Beyond the Nuclear Family: Doe v. Alberta

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The 1969 Criminal Amendments: Constituting the Terms of Gay Resistance

University of Toronto Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2019
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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decriminalization, homosexuality, gay rights

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M v. H: Time to Clean Up Your Acts

Constitutional Forum , Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 59, 1999
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Brenda Cossman and Bruce Ryder
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Developments in Family Law: The 1999-2000 Term

Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 13, p. 307, 2000
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jun 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Developments in Family Law: The 1998-1999 Term

Supreme Court Law Review. Vol. 11, p. 433, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jun 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Feminism after the Critique of Feminism Review of Visible Women: Essays on Feminist Legal Theory and Political Philosophy

Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 389. 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Oct 2008
Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Gender, Sexuality and Power: Is Feminist Theory Enough?

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 601-638, 2003, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 29 Apr 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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31.

Political Association and the Anti-Terrorism Bill

THE SECURITY OF FREEDOM: ESSAYS ON CANADA'S ANTI-TERRORISM BILL, Ronald J. Daniels, Patrick Macklem and Kent Roach, eds., U of Toronto Press, 2001
Posted: 09 Mar 2002
David Schneiderman and Brenda Cossman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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