37:1 Sex and the Law Archives - LawNow Magazine

Cry for me Argentina! The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in South America

Visitors to South America’s spectacular Iguazu Falls say you start to hear the roar kilometers away. The falls – actually a series of 275 individual cascades and waterfalls that drop up to 82 metres into a gorge below – are located along the rim of a crescent-shaped cliff that stretches for nearly three kilometers. The […]

Authors:

Brian Seaman
Brian Seaman
Brian Seaman has been a past contributor to LawNow Magazine. He is a freelance writer and legal researcher.
 

Gender Identity and Sport

This article is being written on the day of the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games. Leading the procession of athletes, coaches and officials from South Africa will be a young female middle distance runner named Caster Semenya. This is her Olympic debut and the controversy will be loud and fierce. You see, most […]

Authors:

Rachel Corbett
Rachel Corbett is the co-founder of the Sport Law & Strategy Group (formerly the Centre for Sport and Law) and is also a Lecturer in Sport Management at Brock University in Niagara. She is a part-time Doping Control Officer under Canada’s anti-doping program and is a member of the Governance Committee of U Sport (formerly Canadian Interuniversity Sport).
 

Prostitution in Canada: The Big Picture

Recent developments in Canadian prostitution law prompt an examination of some very important legal, moral and philosophical issues. For many years, the act of selling sex has not been illegal in Canada. However, several activities associated with prostitution are illegal: including communicating in a public place for the purpose of prostitution, keeping a common bawdy […]

Authors:

Linda McKay-Panos
Linda McKay-Panos, BEd, JD, LLM, is the Executive Director of the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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