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Nicholas Lamb

PhD Candidate

Degrees:PhD Candidate, M.A. Legal Studies (Carleton), B.A. Sociology (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Email:nicholas.lamb@carleton.ca
Office:B442 Loeb Building

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 3pm - 4pm

Research Areas:

  • Policing and legal control of protests (Dissertation research)
    • Dissertation (In progress):
      • Pacifying Protests in Fortress Toronto: A Critical Ethnograpny of the 2010 G20 Summit
    • MA thesis:
      • The Pacification of Radical Dissent: An Anti-Security Analysis of the Toronto G20 Joint Intelligence Group
    • Publication:
      • “Pacification through “Intelligence” during the Toronto G20”. In Beare, Des Rosiers, and Deschman (eds). Putting the State on Trial: The Policing of Protest During the G20 Summit. Vancouver: UBC Press/CCLA (2015)
    • Conference Papers:
      • Pacification through law during the Toronto G20: An anti-security study of the Public Works Protection t‘Act’ic
      • The Costs of Policing Summit Dissent: A Preliminary Political Economy of the Toronto G20 Pacification Project”
      • Pacifying and Criminalizing Toronto G20 Resistance through Counter-Insurgency
  • Legal violence and regulation in amateur sports
    • Tending the Net for the Ottawa Godfathers: Legal Violence and Power Relations in Competitive Ball Hockey
  • The prosecution and adjudication of police officers
    • Adjudicating Fire: Critical Reflections of the Trial of Officer Forcillo
  • The criminalization of comic books in Canada
    • Criminalizing Crime Comics in Canada: A Cultural-Legal Genealogy of the Fulton Bill

Teaching Experience:

  • Contract Instructor (Carleton)
    • Approaches to Legal Studies II, LAWS 3908 (Fall ’17, Winter ’17, Fall ’16)
    • Legal Research Methods, CRCJ 3003 (Fall ’16, Winter ’16, Fall ’15)
    • Introduction to Police Studies, LAWS 3903 (Summer ’16)
  • Teaching Assistant (Carleton)
    • Introduction to Legal Studies, LAWS 1000
    • Crime and State in History, LAWS 3305
    • Approaches in Legal Studies II, LAWS 3908
    • Punishment and the Law, LAWS 3308

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