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

44-3: 20/20

Volume 44-3  Jan/Feb 2020 Table of Contents Feature Articles: 20/20 Looking Back Special Report: Rural Law Departments Columns The beginning of a new year is a time to reflect on the past. In this issue, we’re looking back at important changes to the law over the last 20 years. We also report on the state […]

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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 | Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice System

20/20: Looking back over the last 20 years In April 2003, the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) replaced the Young Offenders Act. The YCJA sets out the justice system that applies to young persons – aged 12 to 17 – charged with an offence in Canada. Children under 12 cannot be charged with a crime. […]

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

Crime in Rural Alberta

Rural crime is a problem in Alberta. In the city, if you have a security alarm on your home, you can realistically expect it to be effective. In the country, who is going to hear the alarm? How long will it take for a police response? Before moving to an acreage, I (Dave) spent most […]

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Dave Pettitt
Dave Pettitt manages the Centre for Public Legal Education websites, and has specialized in SEO and digital marketing for legal websites for over 20 years.
 

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

BENCHPRESS | Subway Pictograms, Roads on Reserve and Employee Attitudes

Subway Pictogram: Warning sign or law? Kosoian v Société de transport de Montréal, 2019 SCC 59 On May 13, 2009, Ms. Kosoian rode a down escalator in one of Montreal’s subway stations. She didn’t hold the handrail. A police officer saw this and ordered her to hold the handrail or he would issue her a […]

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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 – Vol 44-2

Wines from the West Bank not “Products of Israel” Kattenburg v Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1003 The applicant, Dr. Kattenburg, is described as a wine lover and activist. He filed a complaint with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that wines from the West Bank and sold in Canada should not be labelled as […]

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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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