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Sexual and Other Harassment and Fiduciary Duty

Fiduciary duty is a common law concept.  Essentially it requires directors of corporations, and like officials of certain other types of entities, to act in the best interest of their organization.  It also obliges them to act with care and loyalty.  The notion of fiduciary duty, or aspects of it are sometimes reflected or entrenched […]

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Peter Broder
Peter Broder is Policy Analyst and General Counsel at The Muttart Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Foundation.
 

CPLEA Launches Willownet.ca

Last year at this time the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) published an issue of LawNow titled When It Hurts to Be Home addressing the theme of abuse and the law. The Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) has a long history of providing accessible legal information in plain language to victims of abuse. In […]

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Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle is a library technician in Edmonton.
 

Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Ryan Day is an experienced teacher and was the Youth Program Coordinator at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). Ryan has developed educational materials for non-profits that work with at risk youth as well as curriculum matched resources for Alberta teachers.
 

Opening Closed Doors – The downside of suing your abuser

In the last issue of LawNow I outlined a number of good reasons why you might want to sue the person who is abusing you. However, there are an equal number of good reasons why you might choose to pass up a civil suit. Any one or a combination of the following options might be […]

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Rosemarie Boll
Rosemarie Boll
Rosemarie Boll is Staff Counsel with the Family Law Office of Legal Aid Alberta and a regular contributor to LawNow Magazine since 1992. She is also the author of The Second Trial, a young adult novel about a young teenager who must leave his home, his school and everything he knows when an abusive father forces his family into hiding. Please visit her online at her website at www.rosemarieboll.com.
 


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