Elizabeth A. Sheehy

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Professor of Law

57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

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1.

Defending Battered Women on Trial: The Battered Woman Syndrome and its Limitations

Elizabeth Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie, "Defending Battered Women on Trial: The Battered Woman Syndrome and Its Limitations” 16:6 Criminal Law Review, 1992 ,
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
Downloads 256 (47,505)

Abstract:

battered women syndrome, Australian courts, women, women who kill a violent man, violent man, women-blaming stereotypes

2.

The Intoxication Defense in Canada: Why Women Should Care

Elizabeth Sheehy, "The Intoxication Defence in Canada: Why Women Should Care", 23 Contemporary Drug Problems, pp. 595-630 (1996)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 136 (139,482)

Abstract:

R v. Daviault, defense of intoxication, specific intent offenses, defense of extreme intoxication, general intent offenses, sexual assault, wife assault, femicide, women victimization, women charged with criminal offences

3.

Rape Shield Laws: Canada

Nicole Hahn Rafter, ed, Encyclopaedia of Women and Crime. Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press, 2000, pp. 226-227
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 109 (115,490)

Abstract:

rape shield laws, man, accused, women, prior sexual experience, sexual assault, prosecutions, common law, credibility, victim, witness, section 276, admissibility, evidence, Canada, Bill C-49

Legal Responses to Violence Against Women in Canada

'Legal Responses to Violence Against Women', reprinted in Barbara A. Crow and Lise Gotell, eds., 'Open Boundaries: A Canadian Women’s Studies Reader' (2d ed.) Toronto: Pearson Education, pp. 256-267, 2004,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 64 (299,359)

Abstract:

women, men, violence, women's movement, law, equality, Canada, Constitution, ss. 15, ss. 28, Charter of RIghts and Freedoms, vulnerability, male violence, social, economic, political, inequality, white supremacy, class privilege, heterosexual presumption, norms, substantive equality, reforms, law

Legal Responses to Violence Against Women in Canada

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Legal Responses to Violence Against Women in Canada” 19 Canadian Woman Studies, pp. 62-73, 1999,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 42 (365,184)

Abstract:

violence, women, men, women's relationship to law, women's movement, Canada, legislation, policy, first wave feminism, second wave feminism, third wave feminism, law, women's movement, political, state, advancing women's equality

5.

Defending Battered Women on Trial

Elizabeth A Sheehy, Defending Battered Women on Trial: Lessons from the Transcripts (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014), pp 1-18., Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2015-4
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 64 (182,896)

Abstract:

criminal law, violence against women, self-defence

6.

Defences to Homicide for Battered Women: A Comparative Analysis of Laws in Australia, Canada and New Zealand

(2012) 34 Sydney Law Review 467, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-7
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
Downloads 61 (170,679)

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7.

Developments in Canadian Law after R. V. Lavallee

Julie Stubbs, ed, Women, Male Violence and the Law. Sydney: Institute of Criminology, 1994, pp. 174-191
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 56 (214,203)

Abstract:

Battered Women Syndrome, BWS, R v. Lavallee, violence, women, survive, charged, offences, criminal, homicide, trisections, serving sentences, male violence, longterm effects, children, criminal justice system, feminists

8.

Judges and the Reasonable Steps Requirement: The Judicial Stance on Perpetration Against Unconscious Women

Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism, Elizabeth Sheehy, ed., University of Ottawa Press, June 2012,
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 50 (232,520)

Abstract:

feminist-inspired law reforms, reasonable steps requirement, mistaken belief in consent defence, rape law reforms, resistance to rape law reforms, rape mythologies, misuse of expert evidence, mistake of fact defence, sexual assault law, women

9.

Battered Women Charged with Homicide in Australia, Canada and New Zealand: How Do They Fare?

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, December 2012, 45: 383-399, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-8
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
Downloads 44 (305,615)

Abstract:

homicide, battered women, plea bargaining, domestic violence, defences

10.

Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: What Can Canadian Universities Learn from US Law and Policy?

Forthcoming, in Elizabeth Quinlan, Andrea Quinlan, Curtis Fogel & Gail Taylor, eds Sexual Assault on Canadian University and College Campuses (Wilfrid Laurier University Press)., Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Elizabeth A. Sheehy and Daphne Gilbert
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 32 (65,593)

Abstract:

Canadian sexual assault law, US sexual assault law, sexual violence and universities, government regulation of universities

11.

Securing Fair Outcomes for Battered Women Charged with Homicide: Analysing Defence Lawyering in R v Falls

(2014) 38 Melbourne University Law Review 666., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
Downloads 30 (277,539)

Abstract:

battered women, homicide, self defence, R v Falls

12.

Mandatory Minimum Sentences: Law and Policy

“Introduction: Mandatory Minimum Sentences: Law and Policy” (2001), 39 Osgoode Hall Law Journal, pp. 261-272,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 30 (288,647)

Abstract:

mandatory minimum sentencing Canada, mandatory minimum & criminal laws, mandatory minimum & public policy dimensions, mandatory minimum & diverse communities, mandatory minimum & constitution, judges discretion, legislated maximum, absolute mandatory sentence

13.

Introduction: Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism Ottawa

Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism, Elizabeth Sheehy, ed., University of Ottawa Press, June 2012,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 27 (342,364)

Abstract:

Jane Doe, feminist-inspired reform, Canadian criminal law, extreme intoxication defence, disclosure women's personal records, rape law, report sexual violence, prosecute sexual violence, sexual assault law, sexual assault jurisprudence, women's equality rights

14.

Battered Women and Mandatory Minimum Sentences

“Battered Women and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing” (2001), 39 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 529-554 ,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 26 (305,615)

Abstract:

mandatory minimum sentences, repeal mandatory minimum sentences, battered women, homicide, homicide of violent mates, self-defence, life sentence, repeal mandatory life sentence, power imbalance, trial, prosecutorial guidelines

15.

The Victories of Jane Doe

Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism, Elizabeth Sheehy, ed., University of Ottawa Press, June 2012,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 25 (354,975)

Abstract:

Jane Doe, Canadian legal system, rape, rape trials, participation in legal arguments, evidence, development of legal arguments, evidence of case, disruption of ordinary practice of law, sexist language, questioning of sexist language, gentleman rapist

16.

Tracking and Resisting Backlash Against Equality Gains in Sexual Offence Law

Elizabeth Sheehy, Sheila McIntyre, Christine Boyle, and Lee Lakeman, “Tracking and Resisting Backlash Against Equality Gains in Sexual Offence Law” (2000) 20 Canadian Woman Studies 72-83,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Sheila McIntyre, Christine Boyle, Lee F. Lakeman and Elizabeth A. Sheehy
Queen's University, University of British Columbia (UBC), Independent and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 23 (339,386)

Abstract:

systemic inequality, substantive laws, procedural laws, evidentiary laws, sexual offences, actual violence against women, threatened violence against women, equality-resistant legal doctrine, feminist reforms, sexual assault law

17.

Feminist Argumentation Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Seaboyer; R. v. Gayme: The Sound of One Hand Clapping

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Feminist Argumentation Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Seaboyer; R. v. Gayme: The Sound of One Hand Clapping” (1992) 18 Melbourne University Law Review 391 450.,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 22 (379,327)

Abstract:

section 15, equality rights, Charter, section 28, R. v. Seaboyer, R. v. Gayme, feminist analysis, shape of criminal trial, restraints of law, Charter as limiting

18.

Evidence Law and 'Credibility Testing' of Women: A Comment on the E Case

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Evidence Law and the ‘Credibility Testing’ of Women: A Comment on the E Case” (2002), 2 Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal, pp. 157-174,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 20 (375,598)

Abstract:

evidence law, partiality, false memory syndrome, fms, discredit sexual violence, women, rape, history of rape law reform, rape prosecution Australia, rape prosecution Canada

19.

Personal Autonomy and the Criminal Law: Emerging Issues for Women

Personal Autonomy and the Criminal Law: Emerging Issues for Women Ottawa: Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1987, 84 pp.
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 03 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 19 (358,295)

Abstract:

equality, model, women, autonomy, criminal law, wife battering, assault, sexual, feticide, defences, legislation, proposal

20.

Stop Excusing Violence Against Women - NAWL's Position Paper on the Defence of Provocation

Stop Excusing Violence Against Women-NAWL’s Position Paper on the Defence of Provocation. With Andrée Côté and Diana Majury. Ottawa: National Association of Women and the Law, 2000, 45 pp. ,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 17 (351,733)

Abstract:

egalitarian, defence, provocation, mandatory minimum sentence, abolition, murder, sexist, homophobic, racist, patriarchal, manslaughter, section 718, criminal code

21.

Advancing Social Inclusion: The Implications for Criminal Law and Policy

Elizabeth Sheehy, "Advancing Social Inclusion: The Implications for Criminal Law and Policy” (2004), 46 Canadian Journal of Criminology 73,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 16 (348,536)

Abstract:

social inclusion, criminal law, criminal law and policy, criminal law and social inclusion, criminal law reform, definition of crime, crime, law enforcement, outcomes of criminal law, outcomes of criminal law and social inclusion

22.

From Women's Duty to Resist, to Men's Duty to Ask — How Far Have We Come

Elizabeth Sheehy, “From Women’s Duty to Resist to Men’s Duty to Ask: How Far Have We Come?” (2000) 20 Canadian Woman Studies 98-104,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 15 (403,040)

Abstract:

law of rape, women's inequality, rape, resistance to rape, criminal charges, legal doctrine, reforms, after 1992 reforms, consent, women's consent, great resistance requirement

23.

Legalising Justice for All Women: Canadian Women's Struggle for Democratic Rape Law Reforms

Elizabeth Sheehy, "Legalising Justice for All Women: Canadian Women’s Struggle for Democratic Rape Law Reforms" , 6 Australian Feminist Law Journal, pp. 87-113 (1996),
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 14 (441,598)

Abstract:

sexual assault, equality, rape law, Bill C-49, false memory, motive to fabricate, consent or grounds for mistake regarding consent, feminist, women's personal records, Charter, judiciary use of Charter, rape law, sexual assault law

24.

Table of Contents for: Sexual Assault Law in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism

Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women’s Activism, Elizabeth Sheehy, ed., University of Ottawa Press, 2012 ,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 14 (416,486)

Abstract:

sexual assault, sexual assault law, Canada, legal practice Canada, women, women reporting sexual violence, prosecuting sexual violence, systemic issues & sexual violence,marginalized women, women's activism, sexual assault & sports, health, residential schools, Jane Doe, sex discrimination

25.

Thrice Punished: Battered Women, Criminal Law and Disinheritance

Elizabeth Sheehy & Barbara Hamilton, “Thrice Punished: Battered Women, Criminal Law and Disinheritance” (2004) 8 Southern Cross University Law Review 96. ,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 May 2013
Barbara Hamilton and Elizabeth A. Sheehy
Queensland University of Technology and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 14 (436,401)

Abstract:

thrice punished, abused women killing partner, killing male partner, battered women, fair trial & battered women, gender bias & law, Troja v Troja, Attorney General of Canada v St-Hilaire, abuse by male partners, abused women, women charged with murder, women convicted manslaughter

26.

Women and Constitutional Reform in South Africa: A Report on Two Conferences

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Women and Constitutional Reform in South Africa: A Report on Two Conferences” (1992) 3:2 Journal of Human Justice 97,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 13 (446,732)

Abstract:

South Africa, post-apartheid, Bill of Rights & South Africa, International Feminist Legal Conference, Liberation Movement & South Africa, Women's claims & constitutional process, role of law

27.

Canadian Feminist Perspectives on Law

Elizabeth Sheehy & Susan Boyd, “Canadian Feminist Perspectives on Law” (1986) 13:3 Journal of Law & Society 283,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Susan B. Boyd and Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 13 (431,267)

Abstract:

Feminist jurisprudence

28.

Response to the Department of Justice Re: Reforming Criminal Code Defences: Provocation, Self-Defence and Defence of Property

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 12 (421,340)

Abstract:

Department of Justice, self-defence, battered women, women, Lavallee, Elizabeth Fry, reform, criminal code, defences, provocation, property

29.

What Would a Women's Law of Self-Defence Look Like?

What Would a Women's Law of Self-Defence Look Like? Ottawa: Status of Women Canada, 1995, 34 pp.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 11 (407,418)

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s. 37, white paper, feminist, self defence, consultation, paper, technical, prison, women, release, sexism, racism, law reform, Lavallee, battered women syndrome, BWS, violence, police, defence

30.

Justice L’Heureux-Dubé and Canadian Sexual Assault Law: Resisting the Privatization of Rape

Elizabeth Sheehy, ed, Adding Feminism to Law: The Contributions of Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé. Toronto: Irwin Law, 2004, pp. 247- 283,
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy and Christine Boyle
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Independent
Downloads 11 (441,598)

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Justice Claire L'Heureux Dube, sexual assault judgements, Canadian rape law, reforms, womens equality, common law, new legislation, crime, gender-neutral, witnesses to violent crime, underreporting of rape, sexual assault, R v Seaboyer, section 7 of the Charter

31.

Canadian Judges and the Law of Rape: Should the Charter Insulate Bias?

(1990) 21:3 Ottawa Law Review 741
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 11 (431,267)

Abstract:

rape, laws which prohibit rape, dominance between men and women reinforced, male and female sexuality, Charter or Rights and Freedoms, section 276, section 277, criminal code, rape victim, rape & past sexual history, rape & character evidence, R v Wald, section 7 Charter, subsection 11(d) charter

32.

'Introduction' in Elizabeth Sheehy, Ed, Adding Feminism to Law: The Contributions of Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé

“Introduction” in Elizabeth Sheehy, ed, Adding Feminism to Law: The Contributions of Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé. Toronto: Irwin Law, 2004, pp. 5-34.,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 8 (457,289)

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Claire L’Heureux-Dubé’s, Supreme Court of Canada, enhanced women's equality, feminist analysis of law, Canadian women, quality of life, powerful dissents, family law, human rights law, taxation, immigration law, sexual assault law, commitment to women, substantive equality, equality jurisprudence

33.

A Brief on Bill C-72 (Extreme Intoxication Defence)

A Brief on Bill C-72 (Extreme Intoxication Defence), Ottawa: National Association of Women and the Law, 1995, 38 pp.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 7 (467,690)

Abstract:

self-induced, intoxication, defence, defend, charged, legislation, criminal code, bill C-72, sexual assault, Charter, Canada

34.

Preliminary Inquiries: Gender Analysis

Preliminary Inquiries: Gender Analysis, Ottawa: Status of Women Canada, 1994, 32 pp.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 5 (462,482)

Abstract:

preliminary inquiry, criminal, reform, feminist, women, Department of Justice, Canada

35.

Building an Equality Rights Case after Andrews and Turpin

Building an Equality Rights Case after Andrews and Turpin Ottawa: Court Challenges Program, C.C.S.D., 1989, 12 pp.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 May 2014
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 4 (503,890)

Abstract:

Andrews, Turpin, Supreme Court of Canada, equality, section 15, substantive equality, social, economic, political, Canada, Charter

36.

Equality Without Democratic Values: Why Feminists Oppose the Criminal Procedure Reforms

(1999) 19 Canadian Woman Studies 7-21
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 May 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 4 (498,885)

Abstract:

feminist theory, feminist theory and equality, Charter of Rights & Freedoms, criminal law procedure, changes & criminal law procedure, reforms, women, practical implications of reforms for women, symbolic implications of reforms for women, equality rights, equality rights & women, democratic values

37.

A Feminist Reflection on Domestic Violence Death Reviews

This paper was previously published as a chapter in Myrna Dawson, ed. Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews: An International Perspective (Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) 373-398.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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38.

When Self-Defence Fails

Previously published in K Fitz-Gibbon and A Freiberg, eds. Homicide Law Reform In Victoria: Prospects and Retrospect (Federation Press 2015), pp110-127., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland
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39.

Making Universities Safe for Women: Sexual Assault on Campus

Previously published as a chapter in Wayne Antony, Jessica Antony & Les Samuelson, eds. Power and Resistance: Critical Thinking About Canadian Social Issues, 6th ed (Black Point, NS: Fernwood 2017) 260-284.
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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40.

Expert Evidence on Coercive Control in Support of Self-Defence: The Trial of Teresa Craig

Criminology & Criminal Justice, First Published Date: September 20, 2017, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-45
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (472,880)

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Coercive Control; Battered Women; Self-Defence

41.

Strip-Searching of Women in Canada: Wrongs and Rights

(2016) 94 Canadian Bar Review 241-279
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2017
Michelle Psutka and Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (503,890)

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Strip-Searching; Women; Charter of Rights and Freedoms

42.

'Equality and Supreme Court Jurisprudence: Never the Twain Shall Meet' - Chapter in The Supreme Court of Canada and the Achievement of Social Justice: Commitment, Retrenchment or Retreat

“Equality and Supreme Court Jurisprudence: Never the Twain Shall Meet” in Sheila McIntyre and Sanda Rodgers, eds. The Supreme Court of Canada and the Achievement of Social Justice: Commitment, Retrenchment or Retreat. Markham, Ontario: Supreme Court Law Review and LexisNexis Canada, 2010, pp 329-348,
Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

Supreme Court, jurisprudence, social justice, equality, human rights, criminal law, systemic inequality, organizations, prosecute, criminalization, section 15, trials, corporations, substantive equality

43.

Causation, Common Sense, and the Common Law: Replacing Unexamined Assumptions with What We Know About Male Violence Against Women, or, from Jane Doe to Bonnie Mooney

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Causation, Common Sense, and the Common Law: Replacing Unexamined Assumptions with What We Know About Male Violence Against Women, or, From Jane Doe to Bonnie Mooney” (2005)17 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 97. ,
Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

Jane Doe v Metropolitan Police, sex discrimination, section 15, violation, charter rights, feminist knowledge, Mooney v. Canada, sexism and policing, women's equality, feminist analysis of wife battering, feminist analysis of femicide, causation, equality

44.

Review of the Self-Defence Review

Elizabeth Sheehy, “Review of the Self-Defence Review” (2000) 12 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 197,
Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

self-defence review, women convicted of homicide, killing male violent partners, feminist activism, systemic racism, women and confidentiality, feminist aspirations

45.

Feminism and the Law in Canada - Overview

T. Caputo, M. Kennedy, C. Reasons, and A. Brannigan, eds., Law and Society: A Critical Perspective, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989, pp. 255-270
Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Abstract:

womens movement, liberal feminists, result equality feminists, Marxist and socialist feminists, radical feminists, and integrative feminists, development of major feminist perspectives on law, feminist perspectives on law, feminist scholarship, disagree about sources of women's inequality

46.

Introduction - Calling for Change: Women, Law and the Legal Profession

Elizabeth Sheehy and Sheila McIntyre, eds, Calling for Change: Women, Law and the Legal Profession. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2006, pp. 1-21
Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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legal profession, status of women, women and legal profession, Touchstones, women's engagement with law, law and struggle for social justice

47.

Compensation for Women Who Have Been Raped

Confronting Sexual Assault. A Decade of Social and Legal Change, Julian Roberts and Renate Mohr, eds., University of Toronto Press, 1994, pp. 205-240
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2013
Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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routes for redress, women who are raped, rape victims, financial redress, individual rape victims & financial redress, forms of compensation as progressive