• Black lives matter: On challenging the soul of legal education 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      In 2020, the Black Lives Matter movement moved to the fore. Many Americans understood for the first time that racism persists in countless aspects of American society and that the legacy of our past is deep and structural. ...
    • Book Review: L'action collective : ses succès et ses défis (Recension : L'action collective : ses succès et ses défis) 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      English Abstract: Book review of L'action collective : Ses succès et ses défis by Catherine Piché French Abstract : Recension de L'action collective : Ses succès et ses défis par Catherine Piché
    • Brief of professor Phil Lord in opposition to the proposed class action settlement in Leung v. Uber Canada Inc. et al. 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2022)
      This is a Brief submitted in opposition to the proposed class action settlement in Leung v. Uber Canada Inc. et al.
    • COVID-19 and the future of work 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      This Article draws upon law and behavioral economics to analyze the transition to remote work brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. While widely celebrated, this transition, which indeed has many promising aspects, is ...
    • Cultivating humility 

      Lord, Phil (Taylor & Francis, 2021)
      This article focusses on the role of humility in the law school. It argues in favour of a culture where humility is consciously cultivated in law students. Section I considers the grading curve, a quintessentially North ...
    • Ending poverty 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      This paper summarily lays out one potential legislative solution to poverty and homelessness in developed countries. This solution would be a government program offering loans to noncreditworthy individuals, repaid through ...
    • Free vaccines and lost privileges 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2022)
      Governments are resorting to incentives to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them. Using Canada as a case study, this paper discusses how governments have used positive and negative incentives to increase vaccination rates, ...
    • Moral panic and the war on drugs 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      This Article analyzes the War on Drugs as a social phenomenon. It argues that such an analysis, which rejects the assumption that collective, institutionalized behavior is generally rational, can help us understand key ...
    • Popping the cap 

      Lord, Phil (LexisNexis, 2021)
      On a beautiful summer night, Pritie Patel called up her friends. They decided to go out in Montreal’s Old Port. Around 1 AM, as Patel and her friends were returning home, Patel walked across a stopped train. There were no ...
    • Religious legitimacy 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      This article seeks to demonstrate both the importance of expertise and scholarship in framing a religion’s claim of legitimacy in law, and how expertise can be harnessed by a religious group to gain this legitimacy. From ...
    • Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned and paths forward 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2022)
      This Research Note draws upon the paper I presented at the conference, published in the Manitoba Law Journal, to consider the persisting issues governments face as they continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It ...
    • Work, family and identity 

      Lord, Phil (Elsevier, 2021)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the existing transition to remote work and, more broadly, flexible forms of work. Much energy and attention have been dedicated to analysing this transition, and how governments and ...