Author Archives: Alice Woolley

About Alice Woolley

LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (Toronto), B.A. (Toronto).
Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar.
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Ontario’s Law Society: Orwell’s Big Brother or Fuller’s Rex?

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: Ontario’s Law Society: Orwell’s Big Brother or Fuller’s Rex? On September 13, 2017 Ontario’s Law Society with no name sent a now infamous e-mail to its licensees stating: You will need to create and abide by … Continue reading

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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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