Author Archives: Alice Woolley

About Alice Woolley

LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (Toronto), B.A. (Toronto). Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

The Unfortunate Incident of the TWU Intervention Decisions

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: The Unfortunate Incident of the TWU Intervention Decisions Cases Commented On: Trinity Western University, et al. v Law Society of Upper Canada, SCC file no 37209; Law Society of British Columbia v Trinity Western University, et … Continue reading

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In Defence of Lawyers Who Lose

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: In Defence of Lawyers Who Lose Case Commented On: Engel v Edmonton Police Association, 2017 ABQB 495 (CanLII) In September 2008 the Edmonton Police Association published an article on its website about cases brought to the … Continue reading

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Law and Morality: Reflections on the Angela Cardinal Case

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: Law and Morality: Reflections on the Angela Cardinal Case What constrains lawyer conduct? I don’t mean in terms of positive law – i.e., the codes of conduct or the decisions of the court. I mean at … Continue reading

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The Incarcerated Complainant: Submissions to the Minister of Justice

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: The Incarcerated Complainant: Submissions to the Minister of Justice Matter Commented On: Investigation by Roberta Campbell of the Incarceration of the Complainant in R v Blanchard, 2016 ABQB 706 (CanLII) On June 14, 2017, I sent … Continue reading

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Justice for Some

By: Alice Woolley PDF: Justice for Some Case Commented on: Green v Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20 (CanLII) Introduction (AKA: A General Complaint About Injustice) On March 30, 2017 the Supreme Court issued its judgment in Green v. Law … Continue reading

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