Author Archives: Elysa Darling

About Elysa Darling

B.A. (UBC), J.D. (Calgary), LLM Candidate (Calgary, 2019). Prior to law school, Elysa worked for an international not-for-profit foundation. During her law degree she earned a diploma with distinction from the International Peace and Security Institute in The Hague where she wrote and presented on Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Alongside a classmate, Elysa co-founded the Calgary Women Studying Law Association (CWSLA), the first student-focused women’s group in the Faculty. Following law school Elysa articled with a full-service firm in downtown Calgary. Elysa is working towards completing her LLM in the Domestic Violence and Access to Justice project at the University of Calgary.

Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act

By: Elysa Darling PDF Version: Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act Legislation Commented On: Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act, SC 2013, c 20 This blog post … Continue reading

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The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation?

Case Commented On: Brown v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ONSC 251 (CanLII) PDF Version: The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation? By: Elysa Hogg and Alex Darling *Note on terminology: “Indian” is used to … Continue reading

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Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux Matters Commented On: Bill S-3 “An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration); Descheneaux c Canada (Procureur General), 2015 QCCS 3555 (CanLII) *Note on … Continue reading

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First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin Sloan and Marvin Miller are twin children with Down Syndrome and because of where they live, their government refuses to provide them with the special … Continue reading

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