Author Archives: Martin Olszynski

About Martin Olszynski

B.Sc. in Biology (Saskatchewan), LL.B. (Saskatchewan), LL.M. Specialization in Environmental Law (University of California at Berkeley).
Assistant Professor.
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Dunsmuir is Dead – Long Live Dunsmuir! An Argument for a Presumption of Correctness

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Dunsmuir is Dead – Long Live Dunsmuir! An Argument for a Presumption of Correctness Case Commented On: Garneau Community League v Edmonton (City), 2017 ABCA 374 (CanLII) Garneau is the latest judicial plea to the Supreme … Continue reading

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In the Growing Wave of Climate Litigation, Could the Automobile Industry be Next?

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: In the Growing Wave of Climate Litigation, Could the Automobile Industry be Next? Litigation Commented On: County of San Mateo v Chevron Corp., Docket number(s): 3:17-cv-04929-MEJ; County of Marin v Chevron Corp., Docket number(s): 3:17-cv-04935; City of Imperial … Continue reading

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Announcing a Summer Discussion Series on Recent Developments in Energy and Environmental Law

By: Martin Olszynski and Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Announcing a Summer Discussion Series on Recent Developments in Energy and Environmental Law Event Commented On: 2017 Energy & Environmental Law Summer Discussion Series The past year has been relatively busy from a … Continue reading

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Can Federal Legislative Jurisdiction Support a Broad, Sustainability-Based Impact Assessment?

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Can Federal Legislative Jurisdiction Support a Broad, Sustainability-Based Impact Assessment? Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada This is the … Continue reading

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Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny?

By: Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Meinhard Doelle PDF Version: Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny? Research Commented On: “From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability” (2017) Geo Envtl L Rev … Continue reading

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