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Juvenile Justice in Namibia: A country and system in transition

Namibia is located on the west side and in sub-Saharan Africa. It is the fourth largest country in Africa but, as of 2011, had a scant population of around 2.3 million inhabitants. It is a country of stark contrasts, perhaps largely due to the fact that Namibia is arid and has limited capacity to sustain […]

Authors:

John Winterdyk
Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.
 

What’s in a Name? Legal Issues in Changing a Child’s Name

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. – Romeo and Juliet Juliet might have made a convincing argument to dismiss the importance of the label of the name, yet most people see their names as being directly connected with the people that they are. […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

The Tax Implications of Marital Breakdown

Breaking Up is Hard to Do The breakdown of a relationship creates sufficient personal upheaval that it is unreasonable to throw in the myriad legal implications that also result. Unfortunately, the law is not always reasonable. And, the tax provisions applicable to matrimonial breakup add further complexity. With the likely animosity between the parties, there […]

Authors:

Hugh Neilson
Hugh Neilson
Hugh Neilson, FCPA, FCA, TEP, is an independent contractor with Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, and a member of the Video Tax News editorial board in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Common Immigration Mistakes that Canadian Citizens Make When Marrying U.S. Citizens

In 1970 the iconic Canadian rock band, The Guess Who, released their hit single, American Woman. In it, they warned fellow Canadians, “American woman, stay away from me.” Despite their plea, countless Canadian citizens have found love across the Southern border. Each year, large numbers of Canadians marry U.S. citizens and a significant portion of […]

Authors:

Douglas Halpert
Douglas Halpert is an immigration lawyer with Hammond Law Group LLC, a Cincinnati, Ohio firm that exclusively practices immigration law. He can be reached at www.hammondlawgroup.com.
 

Christopher M. Pogue
Christopher M. Pogue is an immigration lawyer with Hammond Law Group LLC, a Cincinnati, Ohio firm that exclusively practices immigration law. He can be reached at www.hammondlawgroup.com.
 


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