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A Terminal Dispute? The Alberta Court of Appeal Versus the Federal Government on Assisted Death

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: A Terminal Dispute? The Alberta Court of Appeal Versus the Federal Government on Assisted Death Case and Legislation Commented On: Canada (Attorney General) v E.F., 2016 ABCA 155 (CanLII); Bill C-14, An Act to amend the … Continue reading

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BCCA Unfortunately Chooses Not to Follow Alberta’s Lead on the Issue of Whether the Charter Applies to Universities

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: BCCA Unfortunately Chooses Not to Follow Alberta’s Lead on the Issue of Whether the Charter Applies To Universities Case Commented On: BC Civil Liberties Association v University of Victoria, 2016 BCCA 162 (CanLII) There are a … Continue reading

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Constitutional Exemptions for Physician Assisted Dying: The First Case of Judicial Authorization in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Constitutional Exemptions for Physician Assisted Dying: The First Case of Judicial Authorization in Alberta Case Commented On: HS (Re), 2016 ABQB 121 (CanLII) On February 29, 2016, Justice Sheilah Martin of the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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The Tension Between Process and Outcome in Creating Representative Juries

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: The Tension Between Process and Outcome in Creating Representative Juries Case Commented On: R v Newborn, 2016 ABQB 13 The Court of Queen’s Bench has upheld the Alberta Jury Act’s exclusion from jury service of … Continue reading

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Parks and Tribulation: Chartering the Territory of Homeless Camping Rights

By: Joshua Sealy-Harrington and Tara Russell PDF Version: Parks and Tribulation: Chartering the Territory of Homeless Camping Rights Case Commented On: Abbotsford (City) v Shantz, 2015 BCSC 1909 In Abbotsford (City) v Shantz, 2015 BCSC 1909 (Abbotsford), Chief Justice Hinkson … Continue reading

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