Publications

Publications:

“Ethical Lawyering and Artificial Intelligence.” chapter in G. D’Agostino & C. Piovesan, eds., Leading Legal Disruption: Artificial Intelligence and a Toolkit for Lawyers and the Law (Thomson Reuters Canada), pages 145-161 – (forthcoming 2021).

“From Clinic to Computer and Back Again: Practical Considerations When Designing and Implementing Machine Learning Solutions for Pediatrics” (co-authored with Sujay Nagaraj, Vinyas Harish, Liam G McCoy, Felipe Morgado, Stephen Lu, Erik Drysdale, Michael Brudno, and Devin Singh) Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics, 2020, pages 1–14.

“A Call to Action: Moving Forward with the Governance of Artificial Intelligence in Canada” (Co-authored with Aviv Gaon, Professor, IDC Herzliya, Israel). Forthcoming: Alberta Law Review, July 2019

“Human Germline Genome Editing is Illegal in Canada, But Could it be Desirable for Some Members of the Rare Disease Community?” (with Erika Kleiderman, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Canada) – Journal of Community Genetics, August 2019.

“Everything under one roof: Canada’s evolving model of parliamentary ethics” Jindal Global Law ReviewApril 2018, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 109–129. 

“Harnessing the Twittersphere: How using social media can benefit government ethics offices” Canadian Public Administration, Special Issue: Public Sector Ethics,  May 2018, Volume 61, Issue S1, pp 79-101.

“Honest Politics Now: What Ethical Conduct Means in Canadian Public Life”, Chapter 5: Ethics Commissions (Co-authored with Ian Greene), pp 124-153.

In Progress: 

The Tort Law Barriers to Using Blackbox Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Care (co-authored with Professor Mike Brudno, Computer Science, University of Toronto).

Popular Academic / Op-ed

Paywalled opinion piece: “Maybe artificial intelligence will drastically change health care, but who will benefit?”, The Hill Times, 8 February 2021.

“It’s time to rethink what the medical profession considers a ‘rare disease’” (with Dr. Ashwin Seetharaman and Dr. Kristin Kantautas), The Conversation, 27 February 2019.

Graduate Thesis & Dissertation

LLM Thesis: “Understanding the Unwritten Rules: Examining the use of Ontario Parliamentary Convention to Guide the Conduct of Elected Officials in Ontario” University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2015.

PhD Dissertation: “Resisting Obsolescence: A Comprehensive Study of Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner and the Office’s Efforts to Innovate While Strategically Asserting Greater Independence”, Osgoode Hall Law School, December 2019.

Conference Papers (unpublished)

“The ‘Outrage Porn’ Problem: How our Never-Ending Fury is leading to Hollowed-out Discussions about Government Ethics and Accountability”. Canadian Political Science Association annual conference, 1 June 2017.

There can be no Accountability Without Transparency: An Examination of Nova Scotia’s Outdated Government Ethics Legislation“. Atlantic Conference on Public Administration, Dalhousie University, January 2016.

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