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Tort of Public Disclosure of Private Facts

My new video on the tort of public disclosure of private facts as established by the Ontario Superior Court in Jane Doe 464533 v. N.D., 2016 ONSC 541. Advertisements

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Message to My Students as New Semester Begins

On my course website, I usually have a short message saying “hello”, “welcome” and some instructions on what to do before the first class.  I recently read a memo that Maryellen Weimer at Penn State uses to welcome her students … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking: How I teach it

Teaching my students to think critically is one of the holy grails that I strive for.  From birth, we are all critical thinkers. As infants, we say “NO” to the tasteless green broccoli mush. As kids, we pester our parents … Continue reading

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Midterm Student Reflection

It’s midterm exam time again. Students write exams. Professors grade those exams. Some students are unhappy. Students meet with professors to review those exams. An exam review meeting can go in any number of ways depending on the student’s mindset. If … Continue reading

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Latest YouTube Channel Videos

I have uploaded 8 new videos onto The Reflective Prof channel on YouTube. Punitive Damages: Whiten v Pilot Insurance Exclusion Clauses: Tilden Rent-a-Car Co v. Clendenning Pre Existing Contractual Obligation Owed to the Same Party: Gilbert Steel Pre Existing Contractual … Continue reading

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Reading Law: Teaching Law to Non-Law Students

Ask almost any professor at a law school: the best way to learn law is to “read the law”.  What that means is that to learn law, students should read the primary sources of law – statutes, regulations and court … Continue reading

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I am German

Note: This post has nothing to do with education. I felt compelled to write it in light of recent events in Europe. Today, I am German.  I don’t live in Germany and I am not a German citizen. My family … Continue reading

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