Author Archives: Erin Sheley

About Erin Sheley

Ph.D. (George Washington University), J.D. (Harvard), B.A. (Harvard). Assistant Professor. Please click here for more information.

All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter Case Commented On: R v Amer, 2017 ABQB 481 (CanLII) Det. Freamon: “Non-pertinent”? How do you log that non-pertinent? Det. Pryzbylewski: No … Continue reading

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Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent Case Commented on: R v Lovett, 2017 ABQB 46 (CanLII) In R v Lovett the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench added a new entry to the rapidly developing jurisprudence on … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Limits of the Sex Offender Registry

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: The Constitutional Limits of the Sex Offender Registry Case Commented On: R v Ndhlovu, 2016 ABQB 595 (CanLII) It has become conventional wisdom in public discourse that sex offenders are uniquely likely to repeat their crimes. … Continue reading

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Dogs Getting Their Day: Alberta Court of Appeal Rejects End-runs Around Animal Cruelty Laws

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: Dogs Getting Their Day: Alberta Court of Appeal Rejects End-runs Around Animal Cruelty Laws Case Commented On: Regina v Sanaee, 2016 ABCA 289 (CanLII) The year 2016 has been bleak for animals in Canada. In September, … Continue reading

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Rights, Camera, Action

By: Erin Sheley  PDF Version: Rights, Camera, Action Case Commented on: R v McCoy, 2016 ABQB 240 (CanLII) The series of police encounters that triggered the Black Lives Matter movement have raised many bitter and potentially unanswerable social questions about the … Continue reading

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