Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
Stream 2 - constitutional and legal aspects of anonymity
Jane Bailey joined the Faculty of Law in 2002. She teaches regulation
of Internet communications, civil procedure and contracts. Professor
Bailey completed her LL.M. at the University of Toronto in 2002,
supported by a Centre for Innovation Law and Policy scholarship and an
Ontario Scholarship. She was a co-recipient of the Howland Prize for
outstanding performance in the LL.M. programme. She served as a law
clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice John Sopinka at the Supreme Court
of Canada. Before returning to legal studies, Professor Bailey
practised law in Toronto with Torys, where she was an associate in the
litigation department. Her litigation experience included acting on
matters relating to unlawful search of political protesters, and to the
application of existing laws governing hate speech to an Internet
Her primary areas of interest relate to the
intersections between law, evolving technology and equity. Professor
Bailey's LL.M. research related to the potential for regulation of
Internet hate speech. Her ongoing research focuses on the impact of
evolving technology on significant public commitments to equality
rights, freedom of expression and multiculturalism, as well as the
societal and cultural impact of the Internet and emerging forms of
private technological control, particularly in relation to members of
socially disadvantaged communities.
Identity and Equality: The Case of Child Pornography" presented
at the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy Consultation on Online
Child Exploitation, Toronto, May 7, 2007.
Reasonable Expectation of Privacy? You Be the Judge!" presented at “A
Reasonable Expectation of Privacy? You be the Judge!”, Workshop
presented at the Computers, Freedom & Privacy Conference, Montréal,
May 1, 2007.
Medium is A Message: Reaffirming Public Obligations in the Battle
Against Internet Hate" presented at National Holocaust Memorial, Law
Society of Upper Canada and The League for Human Rights Bnai B’rith
Canada, Toronto, 26 April 2006.
the Waves: What Cyberfeminism is Teaching Me”, presented at
Shirley Greenberg Lecture Series, University of Ottawa 15 March
"Bibendum, Bird and the Beatles: The Role of Free Expression in the Canadian Copyright Reform Process," presented at Third International Conference on the Intellectual Property Protection of High Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 9 December 2005.
"Empirical Aspirations: The Substance of Procedure in Online Music Sharing Litigation," presented
at the Canadian Law and Society Association Conference in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, June 2005.
"The Implications of Digital Rights Management for Privacy and Freedom of Expression" (2004) 2:2 Info, Comm & Ethics in Society 87 (co-authored with Ian Kerr)
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Privacy as a Social Value
Privacy as Modesty and the Uninterrogated Equality Rights of LE
Privacy vs. Equality: Reflections on Re-thinking the Dichotomy
Clearing Away the Debris?: Webcamming in the Context of Feminist Tensions over Pornography, Privacy and Identity