Category Archives: Access to Justice

Supporting the Unrepresented: Providing Trial Information to Self-Represented Litigants

By: Alena Storton PDF Version: Supporting the Unrepresented: Providing Trial Information to Self-Represented Litigants Case Commented On: R v Hamiane, 2016 ABQB 409 (CanLII) Recent appeals by self-represented litigants (SRL) often focus on the extent of a trial judge’s duty to … Continue reading

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Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications Case Commented On: Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316 (CanLII) In Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316, Justice Crighton of the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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Access to Justice in Criminal Law

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: Access to Justice in Criminal Law Case Commented On: R. v Moodie, 2016 ONSC 3469 (CanLII) The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees everyone the right to retain and instruct counsel on arrest or detention. What … 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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Ordinary Self-Represented Litigant or Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument Litigant?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Ordinary Self-Represented Litigant or Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument Litigant? Case commented on: Alberta v Greter, 2016 ABQB 293 (CanLII) The September 2012 decision of Meads v Meads, 2012 ABQB 571, established a continuum of litigants, … Continue reading

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