The choices we make in language – words, even punctuation – can shape legal results.
Peter Bowal and John Layton
Sometimes, for want of a comma, the lawsuit is lost!
Morality clauses in contracts use language to describe unacceptable conduct and both parties to the deal have important interests in what the words say.
In Canada, the question of ‘language rights’ is a very important part of our legal landscape.
Quebec’s language laws operate in tandem with laws designed to protect Quebec’s culture.
This project addresses one Canadian city’s response to a crisis in (mis)interpretation in Canadian courts.
Much progress has been made on the legal rights of the disabled since the Charter became law in 1982, but much could still be done.
One British Columbia family fought all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada to clarify the law on learning disabilities.
Joseph R. Devaney
Canada’s Income Tax Act has a number of provisions for tax benefits for disabled Canadians and their caregivers.
Alberta Law Libraries
Librarians at Alberta Law Libraries can help with research into many aspects of disability law. Just ask them!
Human Rights Law
Peter Bowal and Laine Robson
Landlord and Tenant Law
Coming in April …
A Famous Case Revisited
Peter Bowal and Evan Knight