Author Archives: Maureen Duffy

About Maureen Duffy

B.S. in Journalism (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), J.D. cum laude (Loyola University Chicago), LL.M. Dean's Honours (McGill University), D.C.L (McGill University). Assistant Professor. Member of the Bars of the State of Illinois and the Northern District of Illinois. Please click here for more information.

“Inspired by the Past, We Shape the Future”

By: Maureen Duffy  PDF Version: “Inspired by the Past, We Shape the Future” Matter Commented On: Conference on “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Security in the Changing World,” and attacks by extremists on educational institutions, “Inspired by the Past, We Shape the … Continue reading

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A “Convicted Terrorist” By Any Other Name

By: Maureen Duffy PDF Version: A “Convicted Terrorist” By Any Other Name Cases Generally Considered: Pelham, Warden of the Bowden Institution, et al. v. Khadr, No. 36081 (Alberta) (Criminal) (SCC, By Leave); Bowden Institution v Khadr, 2015 ABCA 159; Khadr … Continue reading

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Remembering Professor George Anastaplo

By: Maureen T. Duffy PDF Version: Remembering Professor George Anastaplo Since I have become a law professor, I often find myself remembering my own law school experiences, as comparisons are unavoidable. Because I teach Constitutional Law, I have been reminded … Continue reading

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A Provincial Proposal That Affects All Canadians

PDF Version: A Provincial Proposal That Affects All Canadians Policy commented on: Proposed Quebec Charter of Values As evidenced by the entries on our Faculty ABlawg, the recent announcement of the proposed “charter” of “values” in Quebec has led to … Continue reading

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Sliding Down the Slippery Slope

PDF version: Sliding Down the Slippery Slope Case considered: R. v. Loewen, 2010 ABCA 255 In the area of national security, the years since the attacks of September 11, 2001, have been characterized by an increased dominance of state power … Continue reading

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