Category Archives: Constitutional

Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved Case Commented On: McCaleb v Rose, 2017 BCCA 318 (CanLII) It is a challenge to teach the interjurisdictional immunity (IJI) doctrine these … Continue reading

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JH v Alberta Health Services: The Constitutional Implications of Indefinite Psychiatric Detention

By: Kaye Booth and Heather Forester PDF Version: JH v Alberta Health Services: The Constitutional Implications of Indefinite Psychiatric Detention Case Commented On: JH v Alberta Health Services, 2017 ABQB 477 (CanLII) In 2015, JH appealed a decision by a Review … Continue reading

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R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice

By: Alexandra Heine PDF Version: R v Keror: Police Duties, Accused Duties, and the Right to Counsel of Choice Case Commented On: R v Keror, 2017 ABCA 273 (CanLII) Introduction Mr. Keror was accused of shooting and killing Philip Anny on … Continue reading

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Is Alberta’s Mental Health Act Sufficiently Protecting Patients?

By: Lorian Hardcastle PDF Version: Is Alberta’s Mental Health Act Sufficiently Protecting Patients? Case Commented On: JH v Alberta Health Services, 2017 ABQB 477 (CanLII) At first blush, JH v Alberta Health Services does not seem to warrant much attention. It … 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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