Category Archives: State Responses to Violence

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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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

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Commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Matter Commented on: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women PDF Version: Commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women … Continue reading

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Ostensible Consent: Reality and Legal Reality

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Ostensible Consent: Reality and Legal Reality Case Commented On: R v Hajar, 2016 ABCA 222 (CanLII)  R v Hajar, 2016 ABCA 222 (CanLII) is an appeal of a sentencing for sexual offences against a minor. Hajar … Continue reading

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Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Excluding Mere Intimate Relationships: The Alberta Court of Appeal Interprets the Protection Against Family Violence Act Case Commented On: Lenz v Sculptoreanu, 2016 ABCA 111 (CanLII) The Protection Against Family Violence Act, RSA 2000, c … Continue reading

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