Journal Articles (Law)
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- 1Access to Justice
- 1Attachment & Garnishment
- 1Automobile Insurance
- 1Compensatory Damages--Alberta
The authors examine the history of the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. Beginning with a look at the early requirements to practice law in Alberta, the authors discuss the events leading to the establishment of the first permanent law school in the province. An analysis of the...
Community pharmacists’ views and practices regarding natural health products sold in community pharmaciesDownload
Background Reports of regulatory and evidentiary gaps have raised concerns about the marketing and use of natural health products (NHPs). The majority of NHPs offered for sale are purchased at a community pharmacy and pharmacists are “front-line” health professionals involved in the marketing and...
Legislative reform and equal access to the justice system: An examination of Alberta’s new minor injury cap in the context of Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsDownload
This article surveys the provisions in Alberta's new legislation limiting recovery for motor vehicle accident victims suffering from minor injury. The author argues that the legislation effectively limits access to the justice system for a class of persons (those suffering minor injury) and this...
Water law has been of great importance in Alberta's legal and economic community over the last seventy-five years. By the time the University of Alberta's Faculty of Law first opened its doors in 1921, the reformed law of water allocation had already reached maturity and was showing its first...
The evolution of the Personal Property Registry: Centralization, computerization, privatization and beyondDownload
This article traces the evolution of the personal property registry in Alberta from the decentralized regime of the chattel security registry which was present prior to 1922, through the establishment of the centralized Corporate Mortgage Registry, Vehicle Registry and Central Registry, up to the...
Introduction: Alberta is set to become the first Canadian common law jurisdiction to comprehensively reform its judgment enforcement law. Although it was not the first province to study reform of this area of law,' it was the first to act. The Civil Enforcement Act (CEA) was passed on November...