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

41-5: Canada at 150

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Happy Birthday Canada! Here are some of the milestones in our law that have shaped our 150-year history.  Volume 41-5  May/June 2017 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Canada at 150 Special Report: Housing Issues Departments Columns Featured Articles: Canada at 150 The Rule of Law: Two Notable Supreme Court Decisions to Celebrate! Rob Normey Canadians […]

BenchPress – Vol 41-5

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Get Going Minister! Morteza Momenzadeh Tameh was a member of a resistance group with links to terrorist groups  in Iran in the 1980s.  He was imprisoned by the Iranian government from 1982 to 1987.  After his release he fled to Canada and requested permanent residency in 1994, after being found to be a UN Convention […]

New Resources at CPLEA – Vol. 41:5

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LawNow has created a Department called New Resources at CPLEA,  which is now 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 to further our commitment to public […]

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 […]

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