Journal Articles (Law)
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- 5McInnes, Mitchell
- 2Billingsley, Barbara
- 2Brown, Russell
- 2Harrington, Joanna
- 2Yahya, Moin A.
- 1Adams, Eric M.
Introduction: On 22 October 1993 Steve Powley and his son, both members of a Metis community near Sault Ste. Marie, were charged with hunting a moose without a licence and with knowingly possessing game hunted in contravention of Ontario's Game and Fish Act. The Powleys were acquitted at trial...
The focus of this article is on access to sexual and reproductive health care, an essential aspect of reproductive justice. Although the scope of the problem is unknown, there are reasons to question whether Canadian women are able to access reproductive and sexual health services such as...
In this article, the author discusses the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on the unjust enrichment case BMP Global Distribution Inc. v. Bank of Nova Scotia. It states that the Supreme Court have granted the Bank of Nova Scotia the right to restitution following the mistaken payments,...
In 2006, a new Human Rights Council came into existence, replacing the former Commission on Human Rights with a restructured intergovernmental body for the global promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms. Heralded as a turning point for human rights within the UN system, it was hoped...
This paper explores the ethical and legal difficulties encountered by insurance defence counsel whenconfrontedwith a coverage problem on a liability insurance policy . Ordinarily, where a .claim is made against an individual insured by a liability insurance policy, defence counsel is hired by the...
Introduction: One of the last frontiers in American civil rights protection concerns the extent to which lawmakers-both legislative and judicial-show a willingness to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. Regrettably, the record of the United States has been less than...
Discusses the case 'Attorney General v. Blake,' where the Canadian House of Lords accepted the concept of gain-based relief for breach of contract. Calculation of contractual relief with reference either to what the plaintiff lost or what the defendant gained; Delineation of the relevant cause of...
Introduction: Just over one hundred years ago, the first law students arrived at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law. The University — still just a handful of brick buildings dotting a freshly cleared campus conveying more hopeful promise than venerable history — provided space, but not...
There is significant public interest in the outcomes of genetic research. However, there is also a great deal of concern that genetic research and associated realms will foster the use and disclosure of personal health and genetic information in ways that undermine protected privacy interests....
This paper analyzes contracts made by the Government' in terms of political theory.2 From this perspective, it explores the assumptions, utility, and accuracy of the private law model which historically has governed the Government's liability in contract.3 The paper's overarching objective is to...