Published Articles

Why cocaine is expensive: Time for a real war on drugs

The Lawyer's Daily

Why is the price of cocaine so damn high? Cocaine looks just like sugar, but I can walk into any Starbucks and get a gram of sugar for free.

Mar 06, 2018

Time for graduated licensing for lawyers

Law Times

Graduated licensing for drivers in Ontario started in 1994. At the time it was introduced, it was touted that the policy was going to save tens of millions of dollars in accident prevention and lives. The policy is very easy to understand and so intuitively and obviously correct that it really requires no justification.

Dec 04, 2017

Roadside saliva testing and marijuana

The Lawyer's Daily

As the Trudeau-led Liberal government intends to pass legislation to legalize marijuana, there has been a great deal of commentary indicating that we can therefore accept that impaired driving from the...

Jun 13, 2017

Speaker's Corner: The roots of the articling crisis

Law Times

Since the Great Recession of 2007-2009, there has been a lot of media commentary blaming the sometimes-bleak economic prospects of young lawyers on law schools. In this coverage, you’ll also hear complaints about the lack of utility of a law degree, the high tuition for the law school and the debt it creates, as well as the competitiveness of the job market for lawyers upon graduation.

Aug 22, 2016