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Domestic Violence: Useful Websites for Alberta

As librarians, we are often requested to select and evaluate information resources. In this short reference article, we would like to recommend a few reliable websites that offer high quality information on domestic violence. We have selected sites from reputable sources that present current information, as well as offer links to further help and research. […]

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Alberta Law Libraries
Alberta Law Libraries
Alberta Law Libraries (ALL) is a network of law libraries across the province existing to provide research support and information services to the legal community, self represented litigants and all Albertans.
 

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.
 

Under the Influence: Liquor Outlet Density and Domestic Violence in Alberta

We have too many liquor outlets in Alberta. Okay, we said it. This is a conversation that most Albertans don’t want to have. Privatization Effects In 1993, Alberta became the only Canadian jurisdiction to fully privatize the sale of alcohol. Since then, we have gone from 200 liquor outlet stores to over 2,000. Evidence associates […]

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Lana Wells
Lana Wells
Lana Wells is the Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary.
 

Alina Tanasescu Turner
Alina Tanasescu Turner is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary (2013).
 

Can Domestic Abuse Victims Qualify as Refugees?

A Comment on Matter of A-R-C-G et al The recently-released decision of the United States’ Board of Immigration Appeals (“the Board”) in the Matter of A-R-C-G et al., (“Matter of A-R-C-G“), 26 I&N Dec. 388 (BIA 2014) may signal the United States’ growing openness to granting asylum to women who flee from domestic abuse.  While the […]

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Maciej Lipinski
TheCourt.ca is staffed by editors who are students at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University working under the supervision of a faculty member. Maciej Lipinski is a senior contributing editor and 3rd year student in the J.D. program (2014).
 

Protection Orders in Dangerous Circumstances

When trying to deal with family violence, everything can feel overwhelming, especially navigating the legal system.  Victims of violence sometimes require a protection order that provides for no contact between them and the perpetrator of violence.  There are several legal remedies available including: criminal charges and conditions; Emergency Protection Orders (EPOs); Queen’s Bench Protection Orders […]

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Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 


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