Volume 42-5 May/June 2018
Table of Contents
A tongue-in-cheek look at “ghosts” in the legal system.
“Ghosts” in the Criminal Code
Looking at provisions in the Criminal Code that are obsolete, overturned, or out of date.
Ghost Consultants and Canada’s Immigration System
Unauthorized immigration consultants harm vulnerable newcomers.
Loosening the “Dead Hand”: Conditions on Gifts in Wills
Understanding what kind of conditions are permitted in wills.
The “Drop-Dead” Rule in Civil Litigation
Cole Lefebvre and John MacKay
If a court case is delayed for three or more years, it can be dismissed by a judge.
Speaking to the Dead: Repealing Laws Against Pretending to Practice Witchcraft
The law against pretending to practice witchcraft is an oddity, outdated and unnecessary.
How tax treaties impact the average person.
NAFTA in a Nutshell
Compromise will be required from all parties in order for this agreement to be saved.
Dealing with US Debts in a Canadian Bankruptcy
How to deal with bankruptcies if you have debt in both countries.
Why the UN’s Declaration on Indigenous Rights Has Been Slow to Implement in Canada
A primer on the UNDRIP in Canada.
Understanding the Connections Between International Law and Canadian Criminal Law
Extraditions, crimes against humanity, and the Canadian Charter.
New Resources at CPLEA
No Legal Training, No Problem! Go Forth and Represent Your Family in Provincial Court for Free!
Who Makes the Law of Work in Canada
Enforcement of Family Law Orders When Parents Live in Different Places: Part 1
Human Rights Law
Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the Workplace: Is this something new?
Law and Literature
Breaking the Code, and then Breaking the Spirit
Sexual and Other Harassment and Fiduciary Duty