Author Archives: Amy Matychuk

About Amy Matychuk

Amy Matychuk is a 2018 Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Calgary. Amy received a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) from Ambrose University College. She has worked for Professors Nigel Bankes and Jennifer Koshan researching Indigenous rights, the Alberta Energy Regulator, and Canadian human rights law. Amy is also the Student Blog Editor for ABlawg. She will be clerking for the Provincial Court of Alberta in 2018-2019.

ABlawg Celebrates 10 Years

By: Jennifer Koshan, Amy Matychuk, and Other ABlawg Contributors PDF Version: ABlawg Celebrates 10 Years ABlawg is celebrating our tenth anniversary this month. Anniversaries provide a good opportunity to reflect and share, so what follows are some statistics and favourite moments, … Continue reading

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Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Introduces the Accelerated Habeas Corpus Review Procedure

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Introduces the Accelerated Habeas Corpus Review Procedure Case Commented On: Latham v Her Majesty the Queen, 2018 ABQB 69 (CanLII) In an attempt to address the proliferation of habeas corpus applications from … Continue reading

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R v Acera: Responding to the Call to Action in Jordan Via Detention Review Hearings

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: R v Acera: Responding to the Call to Action in Jordan Via Detention Review Hearings Case Commented On: R v Acera, 2017 ABQB 470 (CanLII) In R v Acera, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench reviewed … Continue reading

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“Beyond This Court’s Capacity”: Habeas Corpus Hearings Restricted to Liberty Remedies Only

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: “Beyond This Court’s Capacity”: Habeas Corpus Hearings Restricted to Liberty Remedies Only Case Commented On: McCargar v Canada, 2017 ABQB 416 (CanLII) On May 5, 2017, Mr. McCargar, currently a federal prison inmate, filed a joint … Continue reading

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Charter Violations Inside Prisons: Irremediable in the Name of Protecting the Public?

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Charter Violations Inside Prisons: Irremediable in the Name of Protecting the Public? Case Commented On: R v Blanchard, 2017 ABQB 369 (CanLII) The applicant in this case, Lance David Blanchard, is a nearly 60-year-old man who … Continue reading

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