Category Archives: Youth and the Law

Publication Bans and Interim Mandatory Injunctions in the Context of Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Youthful Victims

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Publication Bans and Interim Mandatory Injunctions in the Context of Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Youthful Victims Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABCA 326 (CanLII) The Court of Queen’s Bench … Continue reading

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Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABQB 204 (CanLII) The Court in R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation allows the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) … Continue reading

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A “Convicted Terrorist” By Any Other Name

By: Maureen Duffy PDF Version: A “Convicted Terrorist” By Any Other Name Cases Generally Considered: Pelham, Warden of the Bowden Institution, et al. v. Khadr, No. 36081 (Alberta) (Criminal) (SCC, By Leave); Bowden Institution v Khadr, 2015 ABCA 159; Khadr … Continue reading

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Leave to appeal granted in right to public transit case

PDF version: Leave to appeal granted in right to public transit case Case commented on: R v S.A., 2012 ABCA 323 The S.A. case, which concerns the right to use public transit and the constitutionality of trespass legislation as applied … Continue reading

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Transporting Liberty: A Right Not to be Deprived of Access to Public Transit?

PDF version: Transporting Liberty: A Right Not to be Deprived of Access to Public Transit? Case considered:  R v S.A., 2012 ABQB 311, overturning 2011 ABPC 269 Section 7 of the Charter provides that “everyone has the right to life, … Continue reading

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