Author Archives: Alena Storton

About Alena Storton

Alena Storton, B.A. (University of Calgary), completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Calgary in January 2017. During her time at the University of Calgary, Alena volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, where she participated in both the Family Law and Human Rights projects. Alena is now completing a four-month articling term with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre. In this role, she focuses on researching and writing about emerging human rights issues.

Supporting the Unrepresented: Providing Trial Information to Self-Represented Litigants

By: Alena Storton PDF Version: Supporting the Unrepresented: Providing Trial Information to Self-Represented Litigants Case Commented On: R v Hamiane, 2016 ABQB 409 (CanLII) Recent appeals by self-represented litigants (SRL) often focus on the extent of a trial judge’s duty to … Continue reading

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Supporting the Unrepresented: Case Management of Self-Represented Litigants

By: Alena Storton PDF Version: Supporting the Unrepresented: Case Management of Self-Represented Litigants Case Commented on: Pintea v Johns, 2016 ABCA 99 (CanLII) In Pintea v Johns, 2016 ABCA 99 (CanLII), the majority, Justices McDonald and Veldhuis, and dissent, Justice Martin, … Continue reading

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