As an avid reader, aspiring to be self-reflective and critical about the messages that I absorb when reading and engaging with an article, a book, or any form of social media, I have thought a little bit about the kind of questions that might be worth holding close to ourselves during our reading process. Below, […]Read more "Some thoughts on critical engagement with what and how we read"
A law school essay… we look to utopia not as a place we might reach but as an ongoing process of becoming … a political commitment to experiment in transfiguring the coordinates of our historical moment. Macklem proposes that disputes involving First Nations self-governance are inherently tied to “four cornerstones of the [Canadian] legal imagination” […]Read more "Indigenous Self-governance, “Right Relations,” and Utopic Sensibilities"
A paper written for a law school class. … I call it cruel and maybe the root of all cruelty to know what occurs but not recognize the fact. And so I appeal to a voice, to something shadowy, a remote important region in all who talk: though we could fool each other, we should […]Read more "Towards a Trauma-Informed Anti-Discrimination Praxis"
An essay written for a law school class. This topic has always fascinated me. In a fully developed bureaucracy there is nobody left with whom one could argue, to whom one could present grievances, on whom the pressures of power could be exerted. Bureaucracy is the form of government in which everybody is deprived […]Read more "Judicial Review in a ‘Brave New World’ of Algorithms: New Challenges for Discretionary Justice"