Author Archives: Jennifer Koshan

About Jennifer Koshan

B.Sc., LL.B (Calgary), LL.M. (British Columbia). Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

A Terminal Dispute? The Alberta Court of Appeal Versus the Federal Government on Assisted Death

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: A Terminal Dispute? The Alberta Court of Appeal Versus the Federal Government on Assisted Death Case and Legislation Commented On: Canada (Attorney General) v E.F., 2016 ABCA 155 (CanLII); Bill C-14, An Act to amend the … Continue reading

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Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act Case Commented On: Lenz v Sculptoreanu, 2016 ABCA 111 (CanLII) The Protection Against Family Violence Act, RSA 2000, c … Continue reading

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Alberta Human Rights Act Applies to Condominium Corporations

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Alberta Human Rights Act Applies to Condominium Corporations Case Commented On: Condominium Corporation No 052 0580 v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 183 (CanLII) A few years ago I wrote a post arguing that … Continue reading

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Constitutional Exemptions for Physician Assisted Dying: The First Case of Judicial Authorization in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Constitutional Exemptions for Physician Assisted Dying: The First Case of Judicial Authorization in Alberta Case Commented On: HS (Re), 2016 ABQB 121 (CanLII) On February 29, 2016, Justice Sheilah Martin of the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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Costs Not Appropriate in Protection Against Family Violence Act Litigation

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Costs Not Appropriate in Protection Against Family Violence Act Litigation Case Commented On: Denis v Palmer, 2016 ABQB 54 (CanLII) This is a short comment on a short decision by the Court of Queen’s Bench … Continue reading

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