Ryan Patrick Alford

Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Rule of Law at the Crossroads: Consequences of Targeted Killing of Citizens

2011 Utah L. Rev. 1203
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 341 (61,102)

Abstract:

Targeted Killing, Al-Awlaki, Attainder, Constitutionalism, Rule of Law, Bill of Rights, Treason, Due Process

2.

The Star Chamber and the Regulation of the Legal Profession 1570-1640: Re-Evaluating Revisionism

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 51, 2011
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2012
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 158 (139,403)

Abstract:

Star Chamber, William Lambarde, Francis Bacon, Legal Profession, Early Stuart Era, Elizabethan, English Revolution

3.

Is an Inviolable Constitution a Suicide Pact? Historical Perspectives on Executive Power to Protect the Salus Populi

Saint Louis University Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2013
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 135 (157,218)

Abstract:

rule of law, salus populi, executive privilege, extraordinary prerogative, constitutionalism

4.

How Do You Trim the Seamless Web? Considering the Unintended Consequences of Pedagogical Alterations

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 123 (174,499)

Abstract:

legal education, Socratic method, case method, scholasticism, Aristotle, Petrus Ramus, Peter Abelard, Jerome Frank, Christopher Columbus Langdell, realism, critical legal studies

5.

The Teamsters Rocky Road to Recovery - The Demise of Project Rise

Trends in Organized Crime, Vol. 9, No. 5, 2005, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Ryan Patrick Alford and James Jacobs
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 119 (175,535)

Abstract:

racketeering, mafia, unions, teamsters, organized crime, organized crime control, consent decrees, labor history, labor reform, RICO, Project RISE

6.

Not Even Wrong: The Use of British Constitutional History to Defend the Vesting Clause Thesis

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2012
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 103 (194,178)

Abstract:

Vesting Clause, Executive Power, Framing, Originalism, Legal History, Inherent Constitutional Authority, Constitutionalism

7.

Improving the Judicial Review of Common-Law Argumentation

IMPROVING THE JUDICIAL REVIEW OF COMMON-LAW ARGUMENTATION, Frans H. van Eemeren, ed., Newport News, VA: Vale Press, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 87 (228,829)

Abstract:

rhetoric, stanley fish, james boyd white, argumentation theory, harmless error analysis, forensic oratory, closing arguments, summations, appellate review, pragma-dialectics, critical legal studies, Aristotle, van Eemeren

8.

Appellate Review of Racist Summations: Redeeming the Promise of Searching Analysis

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 11, pp. 325-345, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 65 (266,257)

Abstract:

rhetoric, argumentation, closing arguments, summations, racism, critical race studies, appellate review, rhetorical theory, stereotypes, prejudice

9.

Catalyzing More Adequate Federal Habeas Review of Summation Misconduct: Persuasion Theory and the Sixth Amendment Right to an Unbiased Jury

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 44 (315,189)
Citation 1

Abstract:

forensic misconduct, inflammatory summations, closing arguments, sixth amendment, jury trial, persuasion theory, criminal procedure, habeas corpus

10.

Leff's Account of the Aristotelian Roots of the Boethian Theory of Dialectical Reasoning: A Contemporary Reconsideration

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation, 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Apr 2011
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 20 (395,710)

Abstract:

Aristotle, Boethius, Michael Leff, topoi, dialectic, proof, endoxa, elenchis

11.

Bill C-51: A Threat to the Rule of Law?

National Journal of Constitutional Law (2016) 36:1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (151,016)

Abstract:

Bill C-51, Anti-terrorism Act, Rule of Law, Emergency Powers, BNA Act

12.

War with ISIL: Should Parliament Decide?

20 Review of Constitutional Studies 177, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Dec 2015
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (296,354)

Abstract:

constitutional conventions, royal prerogative, executive power, military deployments, legal history, constitutional history, Chilcot report, Davids commission, aggressive war, declarations of war

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 28    Citations: 0
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Book Review of Richard K. Sherwin, When Law Goes Pop

Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol. 8, p. 136, 2001
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Ryan Patrick Alford
Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Downloads 22

Abstract:

book review, Richard K. Sherwin, When Law Goes Pop, postmodernism, poststructuralism, Baudrillard, Habermas, skepticism, popular culture, criminal justice, mass media, popular trials