Gender law and policy
Poverty, law, and access to justice
- LLM (Toronto) 1987
- BA (Saskatchewan) 1983
- LLB (Saskatchewan) 1978
Publications and Research Work
Susan B. Boyd, Dorothy E. Chunn, Fiona Kelly and Wanda Wiegers, Autonomous Motherhood? A Socio-Legal Study of Choice and Constraint. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.
W. Wiegers and F. Douglas, 2007. Civil Domestic Violence Legislation in Saskatchewan: an assessment of the first decade. University of Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre.
W. Wiegers, 2002. The Framing of Poverty as “Child Poverty” and Its Implications for Women (Ottawa: Status of Women, 2002).
K. Busby, J. Koshan & W. Wiegers, 2008. “Civil Domestic Violence Legislation in the Prairie Provinces: A Comparative Legal Analysis” in Jane Ursel, Leslie Tutty, and Janice LeMaitre, eds., What's Law Got To Do with It? The Law, Specialized Courts and Domestic Violence in Canada. (Toronto: Cormorant Books), 197-227.
W. Wiegers, 2008. “Child-Centred Advocacy and the Invisibility of Women in Poverty Discourse and Social Policy” in Dorothy E. Chunn, Susan B. Boyd, and Hester Lessard eds. Reaction and Resistance: Feminism, Law and Social Change (Vancouver: UBC Press) 266-306.
W.Wiegers, 2017. “Commodification and the Allocation of Care and Responsibility for Children”, 67.2 University of Toronto Law Journal 206-246.
W. Wiegers & Dorothy E. Chunn, 2017. “Choice and Sole Motherhood in Canada 1965-2010: An Interview Study,” 61 Women’s Studies International Forum 38-47.
W. Wiegers & Dorothy E. Chunn, 2015. “Stigma and Resistance: The Social Experience of Choosing Sole Motherhood in Canada 1965-2010” 51 Women’s Studies International Forum 42-55.
W. Wiegers, 2013. “Assisted Conception and Equality of Familial Status in Parentage Law” (2012) 28(2) Canadian Journal of Family Law 147-239.
W. Wiegers, 2010. “Fatherhood and Misattributed Genetic Paternity in Family Law”, 36 Queen’s law journal 623-72.
W. Wiegers, 2009. “Biology, Gender and Third Party Custody Disputes”, 47 Alberta Law Review 1-36.
W. Wiegers and M. Keet, 2009. “Collaborative Family Law and Gender Inequalities: Balancing Risks and Opportunities”, 46 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 733-772.
M. Keet, W. Wiegers and M. Morrison, 2008. “Client Engagement Inside Collaborative Law”, 24 Canadian Journal of Family Law 145-204.
J. Koshan and W. Wiegers
* reprinted in Nick Larsen & Brian Burtch, eds., Law in Society: Canadian Readings, 3rd ed., (Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd. 2010) 292-318.
W. Wiegers, 2001-02. “The National Child Benefit: Social Inequality under the New ‘Social Union’”, 33 Ottawa Law Review 25-93
W. Wiegers, 1994. “Compensation for Wife Abuse: Empowering Victims?”, University of British Columbia Law Review, 28, 247-307.
W. Wiegers, 1992. "Feminist Protest and the Regulation of Misogynist Speech: A Case Study of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission v. Engineering Students' Society," Ottawa Law Review, 24, 363‑435.
W. Wiegers, 1990. “Economic Analysis of Law and ‘Private Ordering’: A Feminist Critique,” University of Toronto Law Journal, 42, 170‑206.
‑ extract reprinted in M. Trebilcock, S.M. Waddams and M.A. Waldron, eds., Cases and Materials in Contract (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 1994) at 17‑20.
- extract (pp. 187-98 less footnotes) reprinted in J. Swan, B. Reiter and N. Bala, eds., Contracts: Cases, Notes and Materials (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 1997) at 746-52.
W. Wiegers, 1989.. “The Use of Age, Sex and Material Status as Rating Variables in Automobile Insurance”, University of Toronto Law Journal 39, 149‑210.