Vol 38-5: Vulnerable Youth and the Law - LawNow Magazine

Vol 38-5: Vulnerable Youth and the Law

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Featured Articles: The Law and Vulnerable Youth

Special Report: Copyright Law



Featured Articles: Vulnerable Youth and the Law

How can the law help vulnerable youth as they grow toward adulthood?

The State of Your Children: The Top Five Things you need to know about your children

Lisa Wolff

UNICEF Canada takes a look at the state of Canada’s children. How do we measure up as a country?

Public Legal Education and the Legal Needs of Vulnerable Youth

Ryan Day

Public Legal Education (PLE) organizations play a fundamental role in helping vulnerable youth.

Vulnerable Youth in Canada’s North

Charles Davison

In Northern Canada, the challenges facing youth are compounded by history, geography and poverty.

The Protection of Young Workers in Canadian Employment Law

Peter Bowal, Joseph Craig and Mark Kelndorfer

Employment laws for youth may vary to some degree across Canada, but the intent is the same: to protect young workers from exploitation and harm.

Special Report: Copyright Law

Common Misconceptions about Copyright

Jeananne Kathol Kirwin

Here are the five most common misconceptions about copyright law.

Copyright in the Classroom

Samantha Kernahan

When delivering Kindergarten to Grade 12 educational content, teachers necessarily use works subject to copyright protection. How does the law balance rights between copyright owners and the users of copyrighted materials?

Balancing Copyright and Privacy Rights

Martin Kratz QC

“Copyright Trolls” use intimidation tactics based on claims of copyright infringement.  The courts have developed a procedure to help curb this problem.



Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments for Children and Youth

Canadian Red Cross

Ask a Law Librarian

Navigate Legal Information with Alberta Law Libraries: Copyright

Alberta Law Libraries



Human Rights Law

Professional Bodies are subject to the Alberta Human Rights Act

Linda McKay-Panos

Employment Law

Vicarious Liability: The Legal Responsibility of Employers

Peter Bowal and Louis Bontorin

Family Law

A Brief Primer on Child Support: Part Two

Jean-Paul Boyd

Law and Literature

Film Series: “Do the Rights Thing”

Teresa Mitchell

Criminal Law

Criminal Defence Law in the North: Part Three

Charles Davison

A Famous Case Revisited

Whatever Happened to … Mustapha v. Culligan: “Judge, There was a Fly in my Water!”

Peter Bowal and Pedro Porto Alegre

Online Law

What’s happening with Truth and Reconciliation in Canada?

Marilyn Doyle



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

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