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.

Section 7: Superhero, Mere Mortal or Villain?

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Section 7: Superhero, Mere Mortal or Villain? Comment On: Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Many people love superheroes. My favourite was always Spider-Man – he had the most interesting back story, … Continue reading

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“What Were They Thinking?” Condominiums, Oppressive Conduct and Human Rights

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: “What Were They Thinking?” Condominiums, Oppressive Conduct and Human Rights Case commented on: Condominium Corporation No 072 9313 (Trails of Mill Creek) v Schultz, 2016 ABQB 338 (CanLII) I have commented a couple of times previously … Continue reading

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Access to Justice, Self-Represented Litigants and Court Resources: A Snapshot from Alberta Superior Courts for the Month of May

By: Jennifer Koshan and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Access to Justice, Self-Represented Litigants and Court Resources: A Snapshot from Alberta Superior Courts for the Month of May Cases commented on: Pintea v Johns, 2016 ABCA 99 (CanLII); Erdmann v Complaints Inquiry … Continue reading

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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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