Answers to top questions about the law to help make your life a little easier.
Volume 42-2 Nov/Dec 2017
Table of Contents
What Do I Have to Tell the Police if They Stop Me?
It depends on why they’re asking you to stop and what you’re doing at that moment.
What Do I Do With My Tenancy if I’ve Lost My Job?
Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta
Laws for tenants in Alberta if their employment ends.
Police Records Checks – What Can They Disclose?
Understanding how information in a screening tool may be a barrier to equal opportunity.
What You Should Do if You are Injured in a Car Accident
Donald L. McFarlane
A handy list of steps to take if you are in a motor vehicle collision.
Can I Leave Someone Out of My Will?
Donna L. Gee
The difference between those who you can cut out of your will and those you can’t.
Defending the Court Challenges Program
Carissima Mathen and Kyle Kirkup
A powerful symbol of commitment to Canada’s Constitution.
Public Interest Law Clinic at the University of Calgary
Christine Laing and Drew Yewchuk
The forces shaping access to justice are shaping the future of legal practice and education.
Supreme Court of Canada Endorses A New Approach to Self-Represented Litigants
Sean Sutherland and Cassandra Richards
Strict application of court rules against a self-represented litigant may lead to injustice.
Elected Municipal Officials Must Be Careful About Conflicts of Interest
Peter Bowal and Kyle Meema
New Resources at CPLEA
First Comes Trump Hat, Then Comes Racism
Peter Bowal and Lindsay Thorburn
Bad Behaviour 2.0, Part 2: Employees Getting Away With…
How Are Off Road Vehicles Regulated in Alberta?
Conflict Between Parents, Part 3: More Strategies to Reduce Conflict, Active Listening and Looping
Peter Bowal and Thomas D. Brierton
Whatever Happened To…Stinchcombe and Crown Disclosure of Criminal Evidence?
Human Rights Law
Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act: Canada Seeks to Hold Foreign Officials Accountable for Human Rights Abuses
Law and Literature
A Not Insignificant Death: The Grass is Singing
Charity Federal Regulatory Round-up