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.

Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues Case Commented On: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, Domestic Violence: Roles of Landlords and Property Managers A recent report written by Professor Lois Gander for the Centre … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Family, Labour/Employment, Limitations, State Responses to Violence | 2 Comments