Category Archives: Constitutional

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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The Potential Impact of a Quebec Superior Court Challenge on Access to Justice in Alberta

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: The Potential Impact of a Quebec Superior Court Challenge on Access to Justice in Alberta Blog Post Commented On: “Clash of Courts”, Double Aspect Blog by Leonid Sirota, 23 July 2017 In his brief post … 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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R v Cody: The Supreme Court Stands Their Ground on Unreasonable Delay

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: R v Cody: The Supreme Court Stands Their Ground on Unreasonable Delay Case Commented On: R v Cody, 2017 SCC 31 (CanLII) Just a little under a year after the Supreme Court released R v Jordan, … Continue reading

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Interim Measures in a Classic Church Property Dispute

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Interim Measures in a Classic Church Property Dispute Case Commented On: Bruderheim Community Church v Moravian Church in America (Canadian District), 2017 ABQB 355 (CanLII) In this brief judgment, Justice Brian Burrows granted an interim … Continue reading

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