Teresa Mitchell

About Teresa Mitchell

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

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 […]

41-3: Transgender Issues

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Canada’s transgender community needs and deserves full human rights protection.  Volume 41-3  Jan/Feb 2017 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Transgender Issues Special Report: Canada’s Judiciary Departments Columns   Featured Articles: Transgender Issues It’s Time to Enshrine the Rights and Protections of Transgender Canadians Senator Grant Mitchell A Bill presently before the Senate of Canada will […]

New Resources at CPLEA – Vol. 41:2

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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 41-2

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Judge Restrains Restraint Policy Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court Judge John Joy recently wrote a decision criticizing the police practice of automatically using leg shackles on prisoners. He stated that the practice of restraining prisoners without first determining if it is justified is humiliating, undermines the presumption of innocence, may amount to civil assault leading […]

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