Stacy Douglas

Stacy Douglas is Lecturer in Law & Legal Studies, Carleton University

Two Critical Academic Positions at Carleton University

Position in the “Transnational Regulation of the Economy” The Department of Law and Legal Studies, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Legal Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1st 2013. Candidates should hold (or be close to completing) a doctoral degree, or the equivalent, in…

Constitutionalism & the Time of the Political

In his book The Idea of Public Law Martin Loughlin outlines three ‘orders of the political’ that underpin and orient public law. The first order begins with Carl Schmitt’s famous formulation of the distinction between friend and enemy. Loughlin contends that it is this decision or ‘deed’ that forms the foundations of the political, upon…

Communities Under Attack: Building Alliances Against Criminalisation

This recording documents an event that was hosted by Communities of Resistance (CoRe) on Wednesday 4 May 2011 in London, UK. It is a rich conversation between six representatives from six diverse activist organisations, all of which focus on resisting, challeng ing, and ending the criminalisation of the communities they represent. The event aimed to…

The state of kettling


Kettling is a terrible tactic both for those caught between the police lines, and for those who fear such a fate. But perhaps rather than attempting to frustrate the strategy through legal means, our plan of action should be to show its incapacity to work on the streets.