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The surprising formalist: Justice Gonthier's contribution to labour law
The apparent variance between two corpora — Justice Gonthier’s administrative law judgments and his labour law judgments — constitute an apparent paradox that lead me to dub him a “surprising formalist”. In this paper, I ...
La démocratie étudiante, la grève étudiante et leur régulation par le droit
(Université de Sherbrooke - Faculté de droit, 2014)
Bien que le phénomène de la grève étudiante jouit d’une légitimité politique au Québec depuis des décennies, cette manifestation de la liberté d’association a subi une délégitimation lors de la grève de 2012 en raison de ...
Acquired expertise of administrative tribunals and the standard of judicial review: the case of grievance arbitrators and human rights law
Focusing on arbitral decisions on human rights claims arising in the employment context, this paper looks at the nature of the expertise of administrative tribunals and its role in determining the standard of judicial ...
The Drug testing virus
Abstract : Drawing on a methodology inspired by the work of Michel Foucault, the author traces a “genealogy” of the legal framework governing employment drug testing in Canada. This exercise leads him to claim that the ...
Metaphors and models in legal theory
Abstract : In this article, the author argues that metaphors can be used as the basis for creating models in legal theory. Drawing on the literature on metaphor from the philosopy of language, he contends that metaphors ...
The legal regulation of university student associations in Canada
Abstract : Although university student associations are key actors in Canadian political and social life, and although they engage in a significant amount of litigation, there is very little published research on their ...