Steven Penney

University of Alberta - Faculty of Law

Professor

Law Centre

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H5

Canada

http://www.ualberta.ca/law/faculty-and-research/profiles/steven-penney

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Crime, Copyright, & the Digital Age

WHAT IS A CRIME? CRIMINAL CONDUCT IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY, Law Commission of Canada, eds., UBC Press, 2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 819 (54,728)

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copyright, infringement, crime, criminalization, internet, digital, law and economics

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Irresistible Impulse and the Mental Disorder Defence: The Criminal Code, the Charter, and the Neuroscience of Control

Criminal Law Quarterly, vol. 30(2), 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 613 (79,671)

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irresistible impulse, control tests, criminal responsibility, insanity, mental disorder, charter of rights

3.

Updating Canada's Communications Surveillance Laws: Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

Canadian Criminal Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 115, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 536 (94,383)

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electronic surveillance, charter, search and seizure, wiretapping, criminal procedure, law and technology, cyberlaw, privacy

4.

Impulse Control and Criminal Responsibility: Lessons from Neuroscience

International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 516 (98,874)
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insanity, irresistible impulse, neuroscience, responsibility, control test, M'Naghten rules

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What's Wrong with Self-Incrimination? The Wayward Path of Self-Incrimination Law in the Post-Charter Era

Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 48, Nos. 2, 3, and 4, 2003/2004
Number of pages: 134 Posted: 09 Jul 2004
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 428 (123,663)

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Self-incrimination, confessions, Charter, evidence, interrogations, Miranda, counsel

6.

Mass Torts, Mass Culture: Canadian Mass Tort Law and Hollywood Narrative Film

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 344 (157,927)

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Film, mass torts, popular culture, civil procedure, movies

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Taking Deterrence Seriously: Excluding Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence Under Section 24(2) of the Charter

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2004
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 286 (192,183)

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charter, evidence, exclusion, 24(2), deterrence, economics, Canada

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'Detention' Under the Charter after R. v . Grant and R. v. Suberu

Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 339, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Steven Penney and James Stribopoulos
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law and Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) / Formerly Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 279 (197,048)

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R. v. Grant, R. v. Suberu, Canada, Constitution, Detention, Psychological Detention, s. 9, s. 10, Canadian Charter, Right to Counsel

9.

Standards of Suspicion

Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 65, pp. 23-71 (2017)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 263 (209,206)

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search and seizure, Charter of Rights, reasonable and probable grounds, criminal procedure

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Section 24(2) in the Trial Courts: An Empirical Analysis of the Legal and Non-legal Determinants of Excluding Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence in Canada

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 58(3), pp. 509-66 (2021)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 May 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Steven Penney and Moin A. Yahya
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 261 (211,631)

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empirical legal studies, adjudication, attitudinal model, law and courts, exclusionary rule, charter of rights

11.

Reasonable Expectations of Privacy and Novel Search Technologies: An Economic Approach

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2007
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 259 (212,424)

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fourth amendment, search and seizure, privacy, technology, surveillance, charter, s. 8, law and economics, criminal procedure

12.

Unreasonable Search and Seizure & Section 8 of the Charter: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Constitutional Interpretation

Errol Mendes and Stéphane Beaulac, eds. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 5th ed. (Toronto: Lexis, 2013), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 257 (214,048)

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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, charter, search and seizure, section 8, cost-benefit analysis, law and economics, public choice, constitutional interpretation

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‘Mere Evidence’? Why Customs Searches of Digital Devices Violate Section 8 of the Charter

UBC Law Review, Vol. 49(1), pp. 485-519 (2016)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 223 (245,708)

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Charter of Rights, Section 8, Search and Seizure, Digital Privacy, Customs, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Border Searches, Legal History, Canadian Law

14.

Driving While Innocent: Curbing the Excesses the 'Traffic Stop' Power

Canadian Criminal Law Review/Revue canadienne de droit pénal, vol. 24(3), pp. 339-78 (2019)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 222 (246,790)

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Criminal Procedure, Traffic Stops, Arbitrary Detention, Search and Seizure, Charter, Canada

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Law Enforcement Access to Encrypted Data: Legislative Responses and the Charter

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Steven Penney and Dylan Gibbs
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 211 (258,782)

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Entrapment Minimalism: Shedding the 'No Reasonable Suspicion or Bona Fide Inquiry' Test

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 187 (288,774)

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Entrapment, Abuse of Process, Criminal Procedure, Canada

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The Digitization of Section 8 of the Charter: Reform or Revolution?

(2014), 67 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 505
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 174 (307,759)

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search and seizure, s. 8, Charter, privacy, technology, digital

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National Security Surveillance in an Age of Terror: Statutory Powers & Charter Limits

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 48, pp. 247-86, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 170 (313,916)

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terrorism, surveillance, charter of rights, national security, search and seizure

19.

Conceptions of Privacy: A Comment on R. v. Kang-Brown and R. v. A.M.

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 156 (337,905)

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search and seizure, privacy, criminal procedure, sniff, dog, charter of rights, canada, kang-brown, a.m.

20.

R. v. Mills: Sacrificing Communications Privacy to Catch a Predator?

(2019) 54 Criminal Reports (7th) 67
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 136 (377,153)

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search and seizure, section 8, reasonable expectation of privacy, digital privacy

21.

Consent Searches for Electronic Text Communications: Escaping the Zero-Sum Trap

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 114 (431,206)

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search and seizure, charter of rights, section 8, consent searches, digital, text messages, communications surveillance

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‘Chartering’ in the Shadow of Lochner: Guindon, Goodwin and the Criminal-Administrative Distinction at the Supreme Court of Canada

Supreme Court Law Review (2d), Vol. 76, pp. 307-328 (2016)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 100 (474,085)

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Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Canadian Law, Canada, Charter of Rights, Charged with an Offence, Section 11

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Police Questioning in the Charter Era: Adjudicative versus Regulatory Rule-Making and the Problem of False Confessions

(2012) 57 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 263 , Unsettled Legacy: Thirty Years of Criminal Justice under the Charter, p. 297, Benjamin L. Berger and James Stribopoulos, eds., LexisNexis, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 98 (480,546)

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False confessions, criminal procedure, charter of rights, police questioning, Reid technique, right to counsel, 10(b), confessions rule, voluntary confessions rule

24.

Healing, not Squealing: Recent Amendments to Alberta's Health Information Act

Health Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Tracey M. Bailey and Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Health Law Institute and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 90 (507,685)

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health law, privacy, charter, constitution, alberta, privacy, confidentiality, ethics

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The Reasonableness of Regulatory Searches: Saying Goodbye to the Criminal-Regulatory Binary

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2021
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 89 (511,227)

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search and seizure, charter of rights, section 8, regulatory searches

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State Action in Action: The Charter’s Application in Criminal Investigations

Canadian Criminal Law Review/Revue canadienne de droit pénal, vol. 27(2), pp. 59-93 (2023)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jun 2023
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 74 (570,539)

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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, application, s. 32, state action, citizen's arrest, state agency, application of Charter

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Searches of Digital Devices Incident to Arrest: R v Fearon

(2014), 23(2) Constitutional Forum constitutionnel 1
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 74 (570,539)

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Should Prosper Warnings Be Given to Non-Diligent Detainees Who Waive the Right to Counsel?

Criminal Reports (7th), vol. 39, p. 33 (2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 67 (602,011)

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Charter, s. 10(b), right to counsel, Prosper warning, reasonable opportunity, waiver

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Triggering the Right to Counsel: 'Detention' and Section 10 of the Charter

The Supreme Court Law Review, vol. 40 (2008), pp. 271-91
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Steven Penney
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 46 (717,787)

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right to counsel, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, detention, arrest