Category Archives: Administrative Law

Does Judicial Review Apply to Decisions Made by Religious Groups?

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Does Judicial Review Apply to Decisions Made by Religious Groups? Case Commented On: Wall v Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2016 ABCA 255 (CanLII) September at the law school for me includes … Continue reading

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Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived Case Commented On: Webber Academy Foundation v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 442 (CanLII) The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently upheld a human rights decision that … Continue reading

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Trinity Western Decision Fails to Clarify Approach to Balancing Conflicting Charter Rights

By: Joshua Sealy-Harrington and Marita Zouravlioff PDF Version: Trinity Western Decision Fails to Clarify Approach to Balancing Conflicting Charter Rights Case Commented On: Trinity Western University v The Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016 ONCA 518 (CanLII) Two days before Canada … Continue reading

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Attorney General Argues That Backdoor Amendment to PPAs was Unlawful

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Attorney General Argues That Backdoor Amendment to PPAs was Unlawful Matter Commented On: Originating Application for Declaratory Relief and Judicial Review, filed by the Attorney General, July 25, 2016 The origins of the Power Purchase Arrangements (PPAs) … 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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