Jessica Steingard, Author at LawNow Magazine
Jessica Steingard

About Jessica Steingard

Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

YOUTH & THE LAW | Hit the Gas!

You passed the test. You practiced driving in your parents’ car. You were set to take the road test to get your license. And then COVID-19 hit. And your road test was cancelled. The good news: As of June 30th, you can now book a road test in Alberta! The bad news: Road tests are […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

44-6: The “Super Powers”

Volume 44-6 July/Aug 2020 Full PDF of this issue Table of Contents Feature Articles: The “Super Powers” Special Report: Home Work Departments Columns During this global pandemic, governments in Canada have worked together to help keep us healthy and safe. This issue looks at “super powers” available to governments – that is, legislative authority governments […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

BENCHPRESS | Sentencing, Supervising and Schooling

Systemic Racism in Sentencing R v Kandhai, 2020 ONSC 3580 Mr. Kandhai was charged with and pled guilty to one count of possession of a prohibited firearm with accessible ammunition and one count of a breach of a firearms prohibition order. At the sentencing hearing, the defence asked for 3 years while the Crown requested […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

YOUTH & THE LAW | Medical Treatment: When can I give my own consent?

We are in the middle of a global health crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic. With health on everyone’s mind, now is a perfect time to talk about when you can give your consent to medical treatments, without your parents’ approval. To be clear, by youth we mean anyone under the age of majority in the […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

YOUTH & THE LAW | But Do I Have To Go To School?: Education laws in Alberta

COVID-19 has changed everything! One of the biggest changes for youth? School buildings are closed. But school has not been cancelled! It has simply moved online. So just in case you’ve forgotten how to ‘do school’, this column focuses on the laws about school in Alberta. The Education Act sets out the law for all […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 


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