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The Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Nexus features "Elementary, My Dear Watson" - IBM’s computer goes to (tax) law school, start-up Blue J Legal launches, and artificial intelligence is about to make legal research easier.

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Features

 

After the Paris Attacks

After the Paris Attacks

By Peter Boisseau | Illustration by Sébastien Thibault

Responses in Canada, Europe and around the globe

Real time, responsive, revealing

Real time, responsive, revealing

By Andrew Stobo Sniderman, JD 2014 / Photography by Michelle Yee

Legal analysis, without the legalese, on antiterrorlaw.ca bared the ambiguities in controversial Bill C-51—and made Canadians rethink the price of security

 

Agents of change

Agents of change

By Cynthia Macdonald / Photography by Hasnain Dattu

A high school curriculum tool, Youth Agency and the Culture of Law, will teach Ontario students their legal rights, so they can stand up against forced marriage

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Elementary, My Dear Watson

By Alec Scott, LLB 1994 | Illustrations by Sonia Roy

IBM’s computer goes to (tax) law school, start-up Blue J Legal launches, and artificial intelligence is about to make legal research easier

At the borders of citizenship

At the borders of citizenship

By Karen Gross / Illustration by Jim Frazier

A report by the International Human Rights Program exposes Canada’s legal ‘black holes’ that keep stateless, mentally ill migrants and refugees behind bars—sometimes for years

Prosecuting Modi

Prosecuting Modi

By Andrew Stobo Sniderman, JD 2014 / Photography by Gordon Hawkins

Alumnus Louis Century and the legal case against the Indian prime minister

Nota Bene

 

Nota Bene: Enter Stage Right

Enter stage right

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photography by Nick Wong

Hart House has a new warden, as alumnus John Monahan takes the helm

 

Opinion

 

What is religious freedom good for?

What is religious freedom good for?

By Anna Su, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law / Illustration by Keith Negley

Q & A

 

Q & A with Justice Gloria Epstein, LLB 1977

Q & A with Justice Gloria Epstein, LLB 1977

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo

On the transformative powers of law, challenges—and snakes