Elaine Craig

Dalhousie University

Professor of Law

6061 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Judging Sexual Assault Trials: Systemic Failure in the Case of Regina v Bassam Al-Rawi

(2017) 95 Canadian Bar Review 180
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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sexual assault, consent, intoxication, rape shield, stereotype, prior sexual history, drunk, capacity to consent

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The Case for the Federation of Law Societies Rejecting Trinity Western University's Proposed Law Degree Program

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 1,178 (24,642)
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discrimination, gay, lesbian, human rights, Trinity Western, same sex, religion, Christian law school, private university, Federation of Law Societies, equality, academic freedom, faith statement, American Bar Association, law student admission, legal ethics, duty not to discriminate

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Examining the Websites of Canada’s ‘Top Sex Crime Lawyers’: The Ethical Parameters of Online Commercial Expression by the Criminal Defence Bar

(2015) 48(2) UBC Law Review 257
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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legal ethics, commercial, expression, advertising, defence, defense, webpage, website, sexual, assault, code of conduct, professional, online, advertise

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The Inhospitable Court

(2016) 66:2 University of Toronto Law Journal 197
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 1,131 (26,177)
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sexual assault, rape, ritual, Robert Cover, trial, judicial portraiture, Aboriginal, civility, cross-examine, trial transcript

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The Ethical Identity of Sexual Assault Lawyers

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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sexual assault, ethics, defence lawyer, interview, consent, rape, duty of loyalty, professionalism, cross-exam, sexual history, hired gun

The Ethical Obligations of Defence Counsel in Sexual Assault Cases

Forthcoming (2014) 51(2) Osgoode Hall Law Journal
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 545 (69,338)

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sexual assault, rape, ethics, cognitive psychology, schematic thinking, heuristic, defense lawyers, zealous advocacy, due process, duty of loyalty, myth, stereotype, sexual history, credibility, cross-examination, defending rape

The Ethical Obligations of Defence Counsel in Sexual Assault Cases

Osgoode Hall Law Journal 51:2, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2/2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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sexual assault, feminism, consent, role of defence counsel, ethical obligations of lawyers

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TWU Law: A Reply to Proponents of Approval

(2014) 37:2 Dalhousie Law Journal 621
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2015
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 688 (52,121)
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Trinity Western, law school, accreditation, equality, gay, lesbian, human rights, legal profession, freedom of religion, Charter values, evangelical, discrimination, community covenant, student code of conduct

Converging Feminist and Queer Legal Theories: Family Feuds and Family Ties

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 28, p. 209, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2011
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Converging Feminist and Queer Legal Theories: Family Feuds and Family Ties

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 28, No. 1, p. 209, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2013
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Section 276 Misconstrued: The Failure to Properly Interpret and Apply Canada's Rape Shield Provisions

(2016) 94 Canadian Bar Review 1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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sexual assault, evidence, rape shield, prior sexual history, complainant, rape myth, stereotype, Seaboyer, 276

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Capacity to Consent to Sexual Risk

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 17, Number 1, pps 103–134. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 378 (108,249)

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consent, capacity, sexual assault, sado-masochism, queer theory, R v JA, failure, risk, sexual morality, sexual liberty, sexual integrity

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The Relevance of Delayed Disclosure to Complainant Credibility in Cases of Sexual Offence

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 36, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 342 (120,920)

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sexual assault, credibility, rape, recent complaint, delayed disclosure, expert evidence, myths and stereotypes

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Ten Years after Ewanchuk the Art of Seduction is Alive and Well: An Examination of the Mistaken Belief in Consent Defence

Canadian Criminal Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 332 (124,960)
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sexual assault, consent, mistaken belief, Ewanchuk

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Person(s) of Interest and Missing Women: Legal Abandonment in the Downtown Eastside

(2014) 60:1 McGill Law Journal
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 319 (130,253)
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addiction, neo-liberal, missing women, Aboriginal, Pickton, Agamben, Razack, sex work, prostitution, victim, criminal justice, jury verdict, sexual violence, similar fact evidence, public inquiry

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Sex Work By Law: Bedford's Impact on the Municipal Regulation of the Sex Trade

Review of Constitutional Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Judicial Audiences: A Case Study of Justice David Watt's Literary Judgments

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 240 (173,930)

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judicial humor, judicial humour, legal writing, judicial authorship, rape, sexual assault, gender based violence, literary judgments

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An Examination of How the Canadian Military’s Legal System Responds to Sexual Assault

Forthcoming Dalhousie Law Journal 43:1 Spring 2020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 215 (192,976)

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sexual assault, courts martial, military sexual trauma, operation honour, judge advocate general, Canadian military, Beaudry, plea bargain, court martial

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Troubling Sex: Towards a Theory of Sexual Integrity

Elaine Craig, TROUBLING SEX: TOWARDS A THEORY OF SEXUAL INTEGRITY, UBC Press, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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queer theory, gay, lesbian, same sex marriage, sexual assault, Raz, liberty, iconoclasm, obscenity, pornography, sex work, feminist legal theory, consent

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Laws of Desire: The Political Morality of Public Sex

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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law and sexuality, indecency, morality, Labaye, swingers, public sex, Raz, Dworkin

19.

Transphobia and the Relational Production of Gender

Hastings Women's L.J., Vol. 18, No. 137, Summer 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2009
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Sexual Assault and Intoxication: Defining (In)Capacity to Consent

Canadian Bar Review 98(1) 2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Sexual Assault, Consent, Intoxication, Blood Alcohol, Capacity, Al-Rawi, Rape, Incapacity

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Re-Interpreting the Criminal Regulation of Sex Work in Light of Labaye

Canadian Criminal Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 327, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2012
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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prostitution, sex work, solicitation, Labaye

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Personal Stare Decisis, HIV Non-Disclosure, and the Decision in Mabior

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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HIV, condom, consent, non-disclosure, sexual assault, Mabior, Cuerrier, stare decisis, Charter values, risk, viral load

Section 2(B) Advertising Rights on Government Property: Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, a New Can of Worms and the Liberty Two-Step?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Section 2(b) Advertising Rights on Government Property: Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, a New Can of Worms and the Liberty Two-Step?

33 Dalhousie Law Journal 1, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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advertising, government, transportation

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Family as Status in Doe v. Canada: Constituting Family Under Section 15 of the Charter

National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 20, p. 197, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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Private Records, Sexual Activity Evidence and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2021
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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sexual assault, evidence, text message, Facebook posts, social media, prior sexual history, private records, Ghomeshi, rape, therapeutic records, counselling records

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The Legal Regulation of Sadomasochism and the So-Called 'Rough Sex Defence'

(2021) 37 Windsor Y B Access Justice
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Apr 2022
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 41 (554,698)

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BDSM, sadomasochism, sexual assault, consent, rough sex, rape

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'I Do' Kiss and Tell: The Subversive Potential of Non-Normative Sexual Expression from Within Cultural Paradigms

(2004) 27 Dalhousie Law Journal 403
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Elaine Craig
Dalhousie University
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gay, lesbian, Fire, same sex marriage, Ratna Kapur, queer, sexual expression