Author Archives: Jonnette Watson Hamilton

About Jonnette Watson Hamilton

B.A. (Alta.), LL.B. (Dal.), LL.M. (Col.). Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts Case Commented On: Ewanchuk v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ABQB 237 (CanLII) This vexatious litigant case is interesting for five reasons. First, it was … Continue reading

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Capacity to Make and Revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Capacity to Make and Revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney Case Commented On: Pirie v Pirie, 2017 ABQB 104 (CanLII) The issue in this case was whether the applicant had the mental capacity in July 2016 … Continue reading

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When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable? Case Commented On: 416566 Alberta Ltd. v Fothergill, 2017 ABPC 96 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief Judge, is … Continue reading

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Granting a Vexatious Litigant’s Application for Leave to Appeal

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Granting a Vexatious Litigant’s Application for Leave to Appeal Case Commented On: Belway v Lalande-Weber, 2017 ABCA 108 (CanLII) In the case law on vexatious litigation, it is occasionally noted that a vexatious litigant order … Continue reading

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Vexatious Litigants: An Interpretation of Section 40 of the Federal Courts Act

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Vexatious Litigants: An Interpretation of Section 40 of the Federal Courts Act Case Commented On: Canada v Olumide, 2017 FCA 42 (CanLII) In this March 2017 decision, Justice David Stratas encouraged Federal Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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