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.

Another Workplace Death Illustrates the Need for More Enhanced Protections for Farm Workers

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Another Workplace Death Illustrates the Need for More Enhanced Protections for Farm Workers Matter Commented On: Report to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General of a Public Fatality Inquiry into the Death of Stephen Murray … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault, Starting Points, and Court of Appeal Panel Composition: A Chilling Effect on Individualized Sentencing?

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Sexual Assault, Starting Points, and Court of Appeal Panel Composition: A Chilling Effect on Individualized Sentencing? Case Commented On: R v Gashikanyi, 2017 ABCA 194 (CanLII) On the first day of summer, the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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“Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: “Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination Case Commented On: Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30 (CanLII) The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta Legislation and Report Commented On: Bill 2, An Act to Remove Barriers for Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence; Family Violence Death Review Committee Annual Report … Continue reading

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Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta Legislation and Reports Commented on: Bill 6, The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act; Report to Ministers – Technical Working Group: Employment Standards Code; Report … Continue reading

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