Teresa Mitchell

About Teresa Mitchell

Teresa Mitchell is the Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca

BenchPress – Vol 41-4

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Act Of Meanness / Lost by a Nose / Co-Mammas / The Internet and Hate Speech 1.  Act of Meanness A Quebec Superior Court Justice recently heard an unusual estate application.  A Montreal area woman was convinced that her deceased brother’s wife had been unfaithful to him.  At a supper held after her brother’s funeral, the […]

41-4: Aboriginal Children

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Canada’s Aboriginal children have been and continue to be among our most vulnerable citizens.  Volume 41-4  Mar/Apr 2017 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Aboriginal Children Special Report: Innovations in Legal Services Departments Columns Featured Articles: Aboriginal Children Aboriginal Child Protection and Dual Citizenship: Membership has its Benefits Troy Hunter Aboriginal children often have dual citizenship […]

New Resources at CPLEA – Vol. 41:4

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LawNow is pleased to announce the creation of a new Department, called New Resources at CPLEA,  which will be a permanent addition to each issue.   Each post will highlight new materials at CPLEA. All resources are free and available for download. We hope that this will raise awareness of the many resources that CPLEA produces […]

BenchPress – Vol 41-3

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Intolerable Delay, 5 Years: Case 1 Barrett Jordan was charged with a criminal offence in 2008 and his trial ended with his conviction in 2013. He alleged that his Charter right to trial within a reasonable time had been breached and the Supreme Court of Canada agreed.  It set out a new standard for unreasonable […]

New Resources at CPLEA

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LawNow is pleased to announce the creation of a new Department, called New Resources at CPLEA,  which will be a permanent addition to each issue.   Each post will highlight new materials at CPLEA. All resources are free and available for download. We hope that this will raise awareness of the many resources that CPLEA produces […]

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