Table of Contents
Featured Articles: Elections and the Law
Free and fair elections are the cornerstones of democracies. This issue of LawNow examines elections law in Canada and around the world.
American and Canadian Election Laws
Peter Bowal and Lauren Stan
There are many differences between the U.S. and Canadian election laws, but here are our top 10!
Democracy After Post-Conflict Elections – Are we there yet?
Perhaps our hopes are too high. The reality is that post-conflict elections are often far from satisfactory.
Running for Office: A Candidate’s Journey
From theory to reality: a candidate’s journey through an election is both bruising and rewarding.
Riding the Election Cycle
Elections in Alberta follow a four-year cycle, and there is lots of work to do in between elections.
Electoral Finance Rules at Home and Around the World
There is consensus in Canada and around the world that strict electoral financing rules are necessary for democracy and transparency.
Special Report: Privacy Law
Privacy Law in Canada
There are many challenges to the right to privacy for Canadians: fortunately, we have committed and engaged privacy commissioners to help.
Intrusion on Seclusion: The Tort of Invasion of Privacy
Mary Beth Currie
The new tort of Invasion of Privacy has been created in Canadian law, aptly summarized as Intrusion on Seclusion.
Privacy Issues in Criminal Law
Nowhere is protection of personal privacy more important than in the realm of criminal law. The Canadian Charter of Rights contains important safeguards for Canadians facing criminal charges.
The Complexities of Privacy and Social Networking Sites
Facebook users need to know about the privacy challenges that can arise from the use of this popular social media site.
- Children and Cyber-bullying
- What do We Mean by Public Standing?
- A Task for Solomon?
- Reid This: Police Tactic Oppressive
Human Rights Law
Sexual Harassment is a Continuing Issue in Canada
Law and Literature
Miss Julie’s Revenge, or Men Who Hate Women, Please Meet Lisbeth Salander
Peter Bowal and Michael Khodosko
The Law of Embellished Credentials
Landlord and Tenant Law
Protecting Your Personal Information When You Rent
What Ever Happened to … A Follow-up to Famous Cases
Roncarelli v. Duplessis