Author Archives: Amanda Winters

About Amanda Winters

Amanda Winters, B.A. (Thompson Rivers University), is a second year student at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. Amanda's first contributions to ABLawg stemmed from her volunteer work with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association's Rights Watch project. She has a particular interest in Charter rights in the criminal context and equality rights issues.

Is there a doctor in the house? Challenges in the assessment process of s.752.1 of the Criminal Code

PDF version: Is there a doctor in the house? Challenges in the assessment process of s.752.1 of the Criminal Code  Case considered: R. v. Gow, 2010 ABQB 564 In September, Mr. Justice V.O. Ouellette of the Alberta Court of Queen’s … Continue reading

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Another kind of trial delay

PDF version: Another kind of trial delay Case considered: R. v. Asiala, 2010 ABQB 450 Earlier this year I wrote an ABlawg post discussing s. 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in relation to three Alberta cases … Continue reading

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A policy of delay? The cost of s.11(b) Charter violations in Alberta

Cases considered: R. v. Rajasansi, 2009 ABQB 674; R. v. Klein, 2009 ABPC 381; R. v. Nguyen, 2009 ABPC 384. PDF version: A policy of delay? The cost of s.11(b) Charter violations in Alberta Back in December, CBC News reported … Continue reading

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