Simon Stern

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Professor

78 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

http://www.law.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/full-time-faculty/simon-stern

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Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

Law and Literature Seminar, Draft Syllabus

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law and literature

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Between Local Knowledge and National Politics: Debating Rationales for Jury Nullification After Bushell's Case

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, No. 6, 2002
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Bushell's Case, juries, jury nullification, grand jury, legal history, vicinage, William Penn, criminal law, political prosecutions, libel, Whigs, print culture

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Wilde’s Obscenity Effect: Influence and Immorality in The Picture of Dorian Gray

Review of English Studies, vol. 68 (Sept. 2017), 756-72
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, obscenity law, Hicklin, evidence, narrative irony

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Copyright, Originality, and the Public Domain in Eighteenth-Century England

ORIGINALITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH ENLIGHTENMENT, Reginald McGinnis, ed., pp. 69-101, Routledge, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, intellectual property, fair use, public domain, parodies, aesthetics, Act of Anne

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R. v. Jones (1703): The Origins of the 'Reasonable Person'

Phil Handler, Henry Mares, and Ian Williams (eds.), Landmark Cases in Criminal Law (Oxford: Hart, 2017), 59-79
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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reasonable person, objective standards, criminal law, fraud, legal history

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Legal Remedies for Medical Ghostwriting: Imposing Fraud Liability on Guest Authors of Ghostwritten Articles

PLoS Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. 1-5, August 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern and Trudo Lemmens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Introduction: Artificial Intelligence, Technology, and the Law

68 University of Toronto Law Journal __ (2018)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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artificial intelligence, legal research, legal profession, machine learning, legal theory

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Detecting Doctrines: The Case Method and the Detective Story

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 339-87, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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detective fiction, case method, legal pedagogy, narrative

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Literary Evidence and Legal Aesthetics

Teaching Literature and Law (MLA Approaches to Teaching Series), Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, & Cathrine Frank, eds. (New York: Modern Language Association, 2011), 244-52
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law and literature, pedagogy

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Constructive Knowledge, Probable Cause, and Administrative Decisionmaking

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 1085, 2007
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Criminal Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Probable Cause, Collective Knowledge, Constructive Knowledge, Inevitable Discovery

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Blackstone's Criminal Law: Common-Law Harmonization and Legislative Reform

Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber (Oxford UP, 2014), 61-78
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Blackstone, criminal law, legal history, common law, eighteenth century, punishment, preventive justice

12.

Law & Literature (As an Approach to Criminal Law)

The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber & Tatjana Hörnle (Oxford UP, 2014), 111-30
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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criminal law, law and literature

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The Analytical Turn in Nineteenth-Century Legal Thought

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Legal and Literary Fictions

New Directions in Law and Literature, ed. Elizabeth Anker and Bernadette Meyler (Oxford UP, 2017), 313-26
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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legal fictions

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From Author's Right to Property Right

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 62 (2012), 29-91
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, property, legal history, Burnet v. Chetwood, Pope v. Curll, Millar v. Taylor, Donaldson v. Beckett

16.

Narrative in the Legal Text: Judicial Opinions and Their Narratives

Simon Stern, "Narrative in the Legal Text: Judicial Opinions and Their Narratives," in Michael Hanne and Robert Weisberg, eds., Narrative and Metaphor in the Law (Cambridge University Press, 2018), 121-39
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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judgments, judicial writing, narrative, plot, character, literature

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Tom Jones and the Economies of Copyright

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 429-444, 1997
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, Fielding, Blackstone

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Stevenson's 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' as a Criminal Law Text

Law & Policy Book Review, Vol. 18, p. 356, 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Copyright Originality and Judicial Originality

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 63, 2013, 385-417
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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judicial reasons, judgments, opinions, plagiarism, copying, legal writing

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Sentimental Frauds

Law & Social Inquiry 36 (2011), 83-113
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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fraud, literary memoirs, sentimental novels, Frey, Mackenzie, Fielding

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What Authors Do

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 15, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, authorship, intellectual property, renaissance

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Picturing Same-Sex Marriage in the Antebellum United States: The Union of 'Two Most Excellent Men' in Longstreet's 'A Sage Conversation'

Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 197-222, May 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Timothy Stewart-Winter and Simon Stern
Yale University and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Case and the Exceptions: Creating Instrumental Texts in Law and Literature

PRODUCING THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BOOK: WRITERS AND PUBLISHERS IN ENGLAND, Pat Rogers, Laura Runge, eds., University of Delaware Press, pp. 95-116, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Catastrophic Threats and the Fourth Amendment

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2008 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern and Ronald M. Gould
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and United States Court of Appeals - Ninth District
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Legal Fictions and Exclusionary Rules

Legal Fictions in Theory and Practice, ed. Maksymilian Del Mar & William Twining (Springer, 2015), 157-73
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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legal fictions, legal history, analogy, simile, metaphor, narrative, exclusionary rules, hearsay, deeming provisions, Oscar Wilde

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Fanny Hill and the 'Laws of Decency': Investigating Obscenity in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Eighteenth-Century Life, vol. 43:2 (Apr. 2019)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2018
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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obscenity, search and seizure, law and literature, Cleland, Fanny Hill

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Effect and Technique in Legal Aesthetics

2 Critical Analysis of Law 496 (2015)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law, aesthetics, Blackstone

28.

Law and Narrative: A Bibliography of Recent Work

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law, literature, narrative

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Literary Analysis of Law

Markus D. Dubber & Christopher Tomlins, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Introduction to Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book II

Introduction to Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book II (Oxford University Press, 2016) (The Oxford Edition of Blackstone, Wilfrid Prest, general editor, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Blackstone, property, legal history

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Literary Analysis of Law: Reorienting the Connections Between Law and Literature

5:2 Critical Analysis of Law 1 (2018)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Feb 2019
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Towards a Pre-History of the Public Domain: Copyright Law and its Limits in Eighteenth-Century England

This is a pre-review draft of a chapter in the Oxford Literature Handbooks series (2015); please visit the Oxford Handbooks Online site for the final version
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright law, English literature, legal history, eighteenth century, authorship, intellectual property, property law, public domain, piracy, plagiarism, law and literature, book history, common law

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'Room for One More': The Metaphorics of Physical Space in the Eighteenth-Century Copyright Debate

Law and Literature, vol. 24 (2012), 113-50
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, real estate, eighteenth-century literature

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Legal Fictions and Legal Fabrication

Hans Lind, ed., Fictional Discourse and the Law (Routledge, 2020), 191-99
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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legal fictions

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Proximate Causation in Legal Historiography

Forthcoming, History and Theory (2021)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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legal history, 'internal' history, legal historiography, proximate causation, legal scholarship, doctrinalism

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Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century America

Comparative Legal History 3 (2015): 293-306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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jury, legal history, forensic rhetoric

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Copyright As a Property Right? Authorial Perspectives in Eighteenth-Century England

8 UC Irvine Law Review (2018) 461
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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copyright, property, property rules, liability rules, eighteenth century, literary culture, plagiarism

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The Third-Party Doctrine and the Third Person

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 16, 2013, 364-412
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Third-Party Doctrine, Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, legal theory, common law, law and narrative, narratology, omniscient perspective

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The Legal Imagination in Historical Perspective

Amalia Amaya and Maksymilian Del Mar, eds., Virtue, Emotion, and Imagination in Legal Reasoning (Hart, 2019)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Margins of Authority: Coke's Institutes and the Epistemology of the String Cite

Law and Humanities 11(1) (2017), 121-36
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Precedent, Citation, Legal History, Book History, Printing History

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William Blackstone: Courtroom Dramatist?

Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts, ed. Wilfrid Prest (Oxford: Hart, 2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Blackstone, judging, courtroom oratory, legal history, theatricality

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Speech and Property in David Simple

ELH: English Literary History, Vol. 79, pp. 623-54 (2012)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Sarah Fielding, David Simple, eightee-century novel, sentimental fiction, copyright law, legal history, literary history

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Blackstone's Legal Actors: The Passions of a Rational Jurist

Impassioned Jurisprudence: Law, Literature and Emotion, 1660-1800, ed. Nancy Johnson (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), 1-19
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Blackstone, law & emotion

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Balancing, Privacy, and Mobile Information

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Law and Narrative: An Updated Bibliography, 2017-21

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law and literature, narrative

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Textual Privacy and Mobile Information

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Civil Rights and Discrimination, Computer Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

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Narratives of Criminal Procedure from Doyle to Chandler to Burke

New England Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 May 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Samuel Richardson and the Law

Peter Sabor and Betty A. Schellenberg, eds., Samuel Richardson in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 231-38 (ISBN: 9781107150126)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Samuel Richardson, fiction, law and literature, copyright

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Legal Affect in Fulbeck’s A Direction or Preparative to the Study of the Law

Susan Bandes, Kathryn Temple, Jody Madeira, and Emily Kidd White, eds., The Elgar Research Handbook on Law and Emotion (2019)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Feb 2019
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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