Noel Semple

University of Windsor - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

401 Sunset Ave.

Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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A Taxonomy of Lawyer Regulation: How Contrasting Theories of Regulation Explain the Divergent Regulatory Regimes in Australia, England/Wales, and North America

16:2 Legal Ethics 258 (2013) (published 2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2396041, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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regulation, legal profession, lawyers, professionalism, legal ethics, professional responsibility

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Measuring Legal Service Value

UBC Law Review"Measuring Legal Service Value." University of British Columbia Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 3, pages 943-1006.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Legal profession; practice of law; legal services; law firms; metrics

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Core Values: Professionalism and Independence Theories in Lawyer Regulation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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legal profession, regulation of legal services, sociology of work

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Mandatory Family Mediation and the Settlement Mission: A Feminist Critique

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 207-239 (2012)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2012
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Mediation, power imbalance, domestic violence, family court, family law

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The Cost of Seeking Civil Justice in Canada

(2016), Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 93.3, pp. 639-673
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Access to justice; empirical legal studies; legal profession; civil justice system

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Access to Justice: Is Legal Services Regulation Blocking the Path?

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Access to Justice, Legal Services Regulation

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Access to Justice through Regulatory Reform

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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The Eye of the Beholder: Professional Opinions About the Best Interests of a Child

Family Court Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, p. 760, October 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2011
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Family Law, Children and the Law, Custody and Access, Expert evidence, Dispute-Resolution Design

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Whose Best Interests? Custody and Access Law and Procedure

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2011
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Children's Law, Civil Procedure, Custody and Access, Dispute Resolution, Empirical Methodology

Judicial Settlement-Seeking in Parenting Disputes: Consensus and Controversy

“Judicial Settlement-Seeking in Parenting Disputes: Consensus and Controversy.” (2012) Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 309-332.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2013
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Dispute resolution, mediation, parenting, custody

The Settlement Mission in Custody and Access Cases

“The Settlement Mission in Custody and Access Cases.” (2013)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Family law, children's law, alternative dispute resolution, mediation

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Reforming Ontario's Family Justice System: An Evidence-Based Approach

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Noel Semple and Nicholas Bala
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Family law; family justice system; adjudication; mediation; public legal information

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The Silent Child: A Quantitative Analysis of Children’s Evidence in Canadian Custody and Access Cases

Canadian Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1, March 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Dispute Resolution, Children's Law, Empirical Methodology

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Tending the Flame: Technological Innovation and the Legal Services Act Regime

A paper prepared for the Legal Services Board (2019)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Personal Plight Legal Practice and Tomorrow's Lawyers

(2014) Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 39, pp. 25-47
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Legal profession; information technology; off-shoring; personal plight legal practice; access to justice; legal education

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Male, Pale, and Stale? Diversity in Lawyers' Regulatory Leadership

“Male, Pale, and Stale? Diversity in Lawyers' Regulatory Leadership.” Canadian Journal of Law and Society (2016) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Diversity; legal services regulation; empirical legal studies

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Regulation, Access to Justice, and the New Legal Realism: Searching for Connections

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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deregulation of legal services, access to justice, regulation of lawyers, new legal realism

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Billing without Bilking: Regulating Time-Based Legal Fees

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Legal Services Regulation in Canada: Plus Ça Change?

Invited submission to international volume on comparative legal services regulation, edited by Prof. Andy Boon. Hart Publishing, 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Regulation; Legal Profession; Comparative Law

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Depending on the Kindness of Strangers: Access to Civil Justice in Canada

Legal Ethics, Vol. 16, No. 2, p. 373, 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Access to Justice; Canada

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Negligent Emissions: Humanizing Climate Change

Eco-Bulletin, October 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Sep 2009
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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climate change, tort

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The Case for Tribunal Standing in Canada

Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice. Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 305, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Sep 2009
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Administrative law, Tribunal standing

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Better Access to Better Justice: The Potential of Procedural Reform

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Sep 2021
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Access to Justice; Civil Procedure; Administrative Procedure

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Book Review: The Best Interests of Children – An Evidence Based Approach, by Paul Millar

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 3/4, pp. 695-702, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Child custody, Empirical Methodology, Family Law

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Judicial Settlement-Seeking in Parenting Cases: A Mock Trial

Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2013, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Judicial dispute resolution, mediation; settlement, custody and access, parenting disputes

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Regulating Contingency Fees: A Consumer Welfare Perspective

Forthcoming, Trevor Farrow and Les Jacobs, eds., The Cost and Value of Justice. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2019
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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contingency fees; access to justice; consumer welfare; tort; class actions; legal services regulation

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Network Neutrality: Justifiable Discrimination, Unjustifiable Discrimination, and the Bright Line between Them

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 163, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Sep 2009
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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network neutrality, internet policy

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In Sickness and in Health? Spousal Support and Unmarried Cohabitants

Canadian Journal of Family Law, Vol. 24, No. 2, p. 317, 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Sep 2009
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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unmarried cohabitants, spousal support

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A Third Revolution in Family Dispute Resolution: Accessible Legal Professionalism

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Welfare-Consequentialism: A Vaccine for Populism?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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populism; welfare-consequentialism; utilitarianism; public policy; ideology; Covid-19

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Everybody to Count for One? Inclusion and Exclusion in Welfare-Consequentialist Public Policy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2021
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Public policy; welfare-consequentialism; social welfare functions; animal welfare; utilitarianism

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Mystery Shopping: Demand-Side Phenomena in Markets for Personal Plight Legal Services

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Legal Services Industry, Competition, Empirical Legal Research, Access to Justice, Regulation

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Good Enough for Government Work? Life-Evaluation and Public Policy

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2020
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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happiness; welfare; public policy; preferences; life-evaluation; mental health

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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Family Service Delivery: Disease, Prevention, and Treatment

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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The Inaccessibility of Justice in Ontario’s Adjudicative Tribunals: Symptoms and Diagnosis

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2023
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Administrative law; Access to Justice; Procedural Justice; Residential Housing; Human Rights

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Welfare-Consequentialism: The Opposite of Populism?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 May 2023
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Welfarism and Person-Centred Justice

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Nov 2023
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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Welfarism, welfare-consequentialism, public policy, litigation, access to justice

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Risk, Freedom and the Regulation of Professions

Number of pages: 6
Noel Semple
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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